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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby ken » Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:02 pm

Free Soundtoys Little Plate Reverb

http://www.soundtoys.com/product/little-plate/
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby ken » Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:26 pm

A compressor and fuzz from Audio Damage: https://www.audiodamage.com/pages/free-downloads
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby jast » Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:26 am

Native Instruments is giving away a phaser plugin for a while: https://www.native-instruments.com/spec ... ad-phasis/
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby irwin » Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:47 pm

Not exactly a plug-in, but some free and open source bleepy blip bloops.

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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby ken » Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:21 pm

This guy makes a very interesting set of oddball percussion VSTi's: http://www.alanvista.com/
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby starfinger » Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:18 am

There's a free LE version of Bias FX (guitar processor) VST&Standalone from Propellerheads. I'm pretty sure you don't need a Reason license to get this.

https://shop.propellerheads.se/vst/bias-fx-le/
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby BoffoYux » Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:22 am

Came across this in the FB Audio forum.
Free EQ550 Overloud plug in until 3/18.

https://overloud.com/eq550
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby Future Boy » Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:03 am

Oh hey friends long time no read. Lunkhead suggested I post up in here. I've started making plugins and they are all free (or donation). You can grab them from here:

https://itch.io/c/287492/sound-toys

One is for making sound from writing small programs (aka bytebeat), one lets you strum the frequency spectrum like a harp, and one is a random melody generator inspired by analog sequencers. I've got a few more planned, so keep an eye on that space if you are interested.
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby Rabid Garfunkel » Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:37 am

Looks like fun, can't wait to fire them up at home!

The break point in the copy is entertaining, too ;-)

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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby Future Boy » Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:10 pm

Rabid Garfunkel wrote:Looks like fun, can't wait to fire them up at home!

The break point in the copy is entertaining, too ;-)


That was ... intentional???
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby ken » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:16 am

I'm not sure I totally understand this, but it looks like a free VST sample player call Labs, which allows you to use free sample sets that include strings, pianos, and drums. Check it out and see what you think: https://www.spitfireaudio.com/labs/
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby Lunkhead » Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:22 am

This weekend you can get a free Waves plugin for dealing with sibilance. You just have to give them your email address.

https://www.waves.com/lpn/black-friday-2018/free-plugin
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby ken » Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:17 am

Lunkhead wrote:This weekend you can get a free Waves plugin for dealing with sibilance. You just have to give them your email address.

https://www.waves.com/lpn/black-friday-2018/free-plugin


Thanks for the reminder to grab that. I also suggest the CLA-2A Compressor / Limiter for $29.
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby Pigfarmer Jr » Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:42 pm

Waves H-Comp hybrid compressor is currently free. Scroll down just a bit. I already have it, but have never used it. It turns out that I've purchased several Waves plugins but only like a couple. (To be fair, they have super cheap bundles sometimes.)

https://www.waves.com/
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Re: Free Plug ins

Postby ken » Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:48 am

Pigfarmer Jr wrote:Waves H-Comp hybrid compressor is currently free. Scroll down just a bit. I already have it, but have never used it. It turns out that I've purchased several Waves plugins but only like a couple. (To be fair, they have super cheap bundles sometimes.)

https://www.waves.com/


Thanks for the head's up! Two free Waves plugins in one weekend! I took advantage of the buy two get one free promotion to pick up the ADT (curious to try on vocals) and API 560 EQ (which I love on drums). When I checked out I got a code that will give anyone a 10% discount, please feel free to use it: https://www.waves.com/r/sy3k0e

Also, this reminded me that I purchased a couple of their plugins last year and was able to get them installed on my new laptop as well. I'm kind of excited to try out the new stuff on my next mix!
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