Youlean Loudness Meter Pro 2

Loudness meter with real-time LUFS and True Peak, histogram, and distribution graphs, plus graph export function and drag-and-drop file analysis. Presets for dialing in the perfect loudness for your t

XILS-lab X-201 Vocoder

Emulator of the Sennheiser VSM-201 Vocoder from the late 70s with added modern multi-effect processing.

Wavesfactory Echo Cat

Wavesfactory\'s Echo Cat is an emulation of the famous Watkins Copicat tape echo/delay/reverb unit created in 1958. Echo Cat is the spitting image of a later Copicat model, the 1970s Copicat Mk4, with

Waves Grand Rhapsody Piano

Huge sample library of a Fazioli F228 piano recorded with seven sought-after mic pairs.

W.A. Production SphereComp

Solid compressor plugin at a great price.

United Plugins Transmutator

Unique crossfader plugin with 16 different modes to vary the crossfade effect.

United Plugins Quick AG

Acoustic guitar multi-effect plugin with EQ, compressor, reverb, and more, designed for use with multiple acoustic instruments including guitar, baritone, mandolin, and ukulele.

United Plugins Orbitron

Four independently controllable effects channels with modulation and mixing controls for adding chorus, flanger, phaser, filter, delay, or all of the above to your tracks.

United Plugins FirePresser

A unique compressor plugin that allows blending of four different compressor models using a colorful X-Y pad.

United Plugins FireCharger

FireCharger has relatively few controls, but packs a lot of sonic possibilities into an easy-to-use interface. I found experimenting with a combination of the gains and Charge control makes it great f

United Plugins DIFIX

Designed for home studio musicians on a budget, DIFIX takes the often underwhelming sound of a guitar plugged straight into an interface and adds some sparkle and life.

United Plugins Autoformer

United Plugins and Soundevice Digital hit it out of the park with Autoformer. I feel this plugin would make a welcome addition to anyone’s tool chest that is working with vocals or live instrumentatio


STRIIIINGS is a orchestral virtual instrument plugin that utilizes the Hans Zimmer string library to create both realistic and out-of-this-world soundscapes with numerous applications.

Toontrack EZKeys Grand Piano

Visually attractive, easy to use, and very realistic sound, with tons of great features to quickly improve your workflow on tracks that call for a classic grand piano sound.

Toontrack EZDrummer 2

Five sampled drum kits and a library of MIDI loops to spark your creativity and quickly create realistic backing tracks for your songs.

Steven Slate Drums

Drum virtual instrument plugin with hundreds of drum and cymbal samples, thousands of MIDI grooves, and granular customization options.

SONiVOX Tony Coleman Drums

Nine drum kits sampled by the famous Tony Coleman to create an affordable drum virtual instrument plugin.

SONiVOX Eighty Eight Ensemble

Grand piano virtual instrument with choirs, strings, synths, pads, winds, brass, guitars and basses for instant accompaniment.

Sonarworks Reference 4 Studio

The easiest solution for solving calibration issues inherent to the home studio environment. Simple, wizard-based interface and set-it-and-forget it operation.

Rob Papen QUAD

Unique synth plugin with two oscillators and four X-Y pads for easy manipulation and modulation of oscillator parameters.

Positive Grid BIAS FX 2

Amp and effects simulation suite with an incredible amount of gear, plus online features to share presets.

PluginBoutique Scaler 2

A tour de force of music theory and songwriting tools, with tons of great features for guitar players.

MeldaProduction MSuperLooper

Multi-track looper with effects and granular control ideally suited for live performance and songwriting.

MeldaProduction MSoundFactory

Synthesis and sample platform with virtually unlimited oscillators and modulators. Monastery Grand piano and MDrummer sample libraries also available for free download.

MeldaProduction MDrumReplacer

MDrumReplacer uses intelligent and tunable hit detection to help replace poorly recorded drum samples or recreate cadences baked into recordings with your own samples or from the MDrummer library

MeldaProduction MDrummer

Four enormous libraries (over 80GB) of acoustic and electronic drum samples with tons of built-in MIDI loops and effects, including a Rhythm Generator for making unique drum loops.

McDSP 6030 Ultimate Compressor HD

McDSP\'s lunchbox compressor emulator with ten different models, each with an individual flavor. Sidechainable and affordable.


Sample library platform with access to over 4 million sounds. Comes with plugins for integration with your DAW.

Linda RockStack

Audified and Linda Audio\'s guitar amp sim plugin, featuring three unique amp models, noise gate, chorus, delay, and two blendable amp cab impulses. Lightweight and affordable.

iZotope Neoverb

Neoverb is an AI-powered reverb plugin with intelligent Reverb Assistant for filling in the broad strokes, with plenty of fine-tuning capability for perfecting your reverb sound.

IK Multimedia MODO DRUM

Drum virtual instrument plugin with ten modeled drum kits with tons of signal routing options and built-in effects.

FXpansion BFD3

Virtual instrument drum plugin with seven kits, tons of MIDI loops and fills in multiple styles, and immense signal routing options.

Fuse Audio Labs VPRE-31A

A faithful recreation and reimagining of the ultra-rare RCA BA-31A preamplifier which adds gain control, phase and impedance switching, and a blend knob for the right amount of noise.

Fuse Audio Labs VPRE-2C

An emulation of a rare 1950s tube preamp with switchable boost.

Fuse Audio Labs VPB-Bundle

Five awesome vintage guitar stomp boxes (overdrive, fuzz, subharmonic generator, gate, and chorus) for one incredibly low price.

Fuse Audio Labs VCL-515

An emulation of a 1960s Vari-Mu tube limiter with switchable limiting and saturation-only modes.

Fuse Audio Labs Flywheel

Fuse Audio Labs\' take on reel-to-reel emulation, featuring two tape formulas, switchable hiss and cross talk, and tons of options for controlling the final sound output.

Fuse Audio Labs F-59

This hauntingly accurate reproduction of the 1959 Fender Bassman brings back the sound of the original at a totally fair price.

Fabfilter Saturn 2

An extremely robust saturation/distortion plugin with options ranging from slight warmth to total harmonic destruction.

Fabfilter Pro-C 2

Fabfilter\'s fan-favorite compressor is one of the only compressors you\'ll ever need.

Black Rooster Audio RO-140

Vintage Plate Reverb modeled after the EMT 140, with 6 different material options to enhance the timbral options plus updated features for use with modern DAWs.

Black Rooster Audio KH-COMP1

A transparent and musical compressor with multiple detection modes, sidechaining, invertible filter for multiband operation, and a listen control for dialing in the perfect frequency curve.

Audified VocalMint Saturator

One-knob saturation plugin for spoken word, as well as acoustic guitar, vocals, bass, and drums.

Audified VocalMint Compressor

One-knob compressor plugin that blends three non-linear compressors in one. Part two of the new VocalMint series from Audified.

Audified ToneSpot Voice Pro

One-shot vocal plugin including three levels of EQ, saturation, character, distortion, two compressors, delay, reverb, and de-esser.

Audified Sphene Pro

Audified\'s high-gain bass amp sim, perfect for rollicking metal bass tones in an affordable package.

Arturia Piano V 2

Arturia\'s awesome piano modeler and winner of Best Overall in my piano plugin roundup.

Arturia Comp FET-76

Arturia\'s 1176 FET emulation, a sidechainable fast-attack for squashing vocals and gluing buses.

AIR Strike 2

AIR\'s drum plugin, great for electronic genres and setting up generic backing tracks.

AIR Mini Grand

AIR\'s grand piano plugin that is bundled with Pro Tools is now available for users of other DAWs as well. Winner of the Best Value in my piano plugin roundup.

AAS Lounge Lizard

Lounge Lizard Session by Applied Acoustics Systems is a fantastic Fender Rhodes electric piano emulator.