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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby ken » Thu Oct 01, 2009 10:32 am

It's been a while since I've updated my own plugins, but I use a few Voxengo plugs and they have a number of freebees. Even the plugs you have to buy are relatively cheap.

http://www.voxengo.com/group/freevst/
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby irwin » Thu Oct 29, 2009 3:17 pm

Not exactly a plugin, but:

http://www.tank-fx.com/
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby jb » Tue Nov 10, 2009 4:30 pm

Not sure what would happen if I were caught using these free plugins. But I may have to find out.

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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby fluffy » Tue Nov 10, 2009 4:43 pm

How, uh, furry.
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby HeuristicsInc » Wed Nov 18, 2009 9:50 pm

Starfinger tells me of this reverb...: http://www.tcelectronic.com/freeTCreverb.asp TC Electronics is giving away their free VST for the moment. I haven't tried it yet, but I did download.
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby Billy's Little Trip » Sun Dec 06, 2009 2:06 pm

HeuristicsInc wrote:Starfinger tells me of this reverb...: http://www.tcelectronic.com/freeTCreverb.asp TC Electronics is giving away their free VST for the moment. I haven't tried it yet, but I did download.
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby roymond » Mon Dec 07, 2009 10:18 am

Readability is a browser plug in that strips out all ads and other crap so you can actually read the content. It's great.
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby Reist » Thu Dec 17, 2009 11:22 am

I've been looking around for some fun plugins for my ep, and I stumbled across these ones. not sure if the site's been posted in this thread, and I haven't tried the effects yet - but they look promising.
http://www.jeroenbreebaart.com/audio_vst.htm

I'm also going to give stardust a try for mastering.
http://www.aodix.com/pagestardust.html

I'll report back once I've tried them out.
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby fluffy » Thu Dec 17, 2009 12:49 pm

Native Instruments is providing a free "holiday sampler" through the end of the year.

http://www.native-instruments.com/#/en/products/producer/powered-by-kore/holiday-selection-2009/?page=1235
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby Reist » Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:01 pm

I gave Stardust a quick run, and I think it's sounding pretty good (I may have overdone it on the treble boost though, now that I listen to it again). The mastered version below is pumped up mostly with Stardust, and a 2 dB boost from GClip.

P.S.I.T. (unmastered)
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby Generic » Thu Dec 17, 2009 5:01 pm

fluffy wrote:Native Instruments is providing a free "holiday sampler" through the end of the year.

http://www.native-instruments.com/#/en/products/producer/powered-by-kore/holiday-selection-2009/?page=1235


That is a large file.

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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby ken » Mon Dec 21, 2009 12:03 pm

I installed mini DRUMZ 2 and it is really cool.

http://www.dskmusic.com/
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby Billy's Little Trip » Wed Dec 23, 2009 12:38 pm

Reïst wrote:I gave Stardust a quick run, and I think it's sounding pretty good (I may have overdone it on the treble boost though, now that I listen to it again). The mastered version below is pumped up mostly with Stardust, and a 2 dB boost from GClip.

P.S.I.T. (unmastered)
P.S.I.T. (mastered)

It's certainly louder on the mastered version. But it also separates pretty nice too. The highs on the brass is crisp and the bass is better. the guitar might be too loud after mastering, but I LIKE GUITAR, so it's cool with me. Also the stereo separation is MUCH wider, maybe too wide. But I listened on headphones, so....

Also, I love the jam. Makes me want to crank up a nice drum beat and jump on my guitar and rock out for a bit. bbl. :)
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby Generic » Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:28 pm

fluffy wrote:Native Instruments is providing a free "holiday sampler" through the end of the year.

http://www.native-instruments.com/#/en/products/producer/powered-by-kore/holiday-selection-2009/?page=1235


So, I installed it, and it did a bunch of hocus-pocus, but made no discernible changes in my hard drive. If it extracted anything, I can't find it, and of course, none of my programs see the instruments. Did anyone else get this pack? Can someone tell me what I did wrong?
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby fluffy » Thu Dec 24, 2009 1:45 am

You also have to install the actual softsynth, which is linked to from the same page.
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby ujnhunter » Thu Dec 24, 2009 7:04 am

Yeah Jon, what fluffy said... the free kontact player or whatever is what you need. That pack was just samples for it I believe.
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby Generic » Thu Dec 24, 2009 6:04 pm

fluffy wrote:You also have to install the actual softsynth, which is linked to from the same page.


Heh, whoops. I thought it was VSTi.
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby AJOwens » Wed Mar 17, 2010 9:00 am

According to this page, SynC Modular is now free.

SynC Modular is the precursor to Reaktor. It's a program that lets you assemble basic sound synthesis modules (VCOs, VCRs, VCFs, and much, much more) into your own custom synths.

Over the years, SynC Modular fans have posted various sythesizer designs for public use. The "salterium" that opens my Robot Ninja Zombie Bear entry is one ouststanding example (note that I've run the sound through a VST octave coupler.) It simulates some kind of stringed instrument struck with mallets. Each of about 15 keys on a MIDI keyboard is mapped to its own synthesizer, so you can fine-tune the way each "string" responds to a "hit."

For a while, a SynC Modular license was unobtainable. Apparently the original designer was hired by the makers of Reaktor, and SynC Modular was walled off as an unwanted competitor. So if it's really free as of Jan 2010, I recommend it to serious fans of synthesized sound.
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby ken » Wed Mar 17, 2010 9:11 am

Did I ever post about Ardour? I tracked a project on this DAW a few weeks back and was pretty impressed with it. It's donationware, so you can get it for free it you need. I didn't get into the mixing or editing or anything, but it worked fine to track an 8 piece group.

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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby Generic » Sat Mar 20, 2010 2:10 pm

ken wrote:Did I ever post about Ardour? I tracked a project on this DAW a few weeks back and was pretty impressed with it. It's donationware, so you can get it for free it you need. I didn't get into the mixing or editing or anything, but it worked fine to track an 8 piece group.

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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby AJOwens » Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:07 pm

In another thread, floatingman was asking where to find SynC Modular ensembles. Here's a couple of good starting sites.

http://sites.google.com/site/syncensembles/
http://www.kvraudio.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=3147387

The salterium is in this collection:

http://www.dashsignature.com/SM/SM_Ense ... _Liqih.rar
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby Billy's Little Trip » Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:56 pm

Free IBM 8gig flash drive while they last. I did different info and got two. The first one took about 50 tries on F5ing. The second time went through on the first try.

https://www-931.ibm.com/bin/prefctr/ue. ... osmetic_id

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