Free plug-ins: anyone got a list?
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Free plug-ins: anyone got a list?

Just curious. Is there any easy resource or website that would steer you towards free or cheap (including experimental, psychedelic or just plain fun) plug-ins. Preferably AU, but also VST and RTAS.

Does anyone have any cool links to share in this regard?
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You can try looking at kvraudio.com. Huge listing of plugins and virtual instruments, probably more VSTs than AUs though.
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For free RTAS plugs go over to the DUC and do a search for the user Simon666 he has a huge thread detailing all the free RTAS plug-ins there are out there.

There is a serious amount of free RTAS now (some of which are brilliant btw) compared to the situation 2 or 3 years ago when there was a grand total of 2 freebies.
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For free RTAS plugs go over to the DUC and do a search for the user Simon666 he has a huge thread detailing all the free RTAS plug-ins there are out there.

There is a serious amount of free RTAS now (some of which are brilliant btw) compared to the situation 2 or 3 years ago when there was a grand total of 2 freebies.
thanks for that thenewyear..

which ones do you think are the brilliant ones?

not all the links on the DUC seem up..

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I love digital fish phones plugins.
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http://www.izotope.com/

Izotope Vinyl is pretty cool. I've used it on a couple 'artsy' songs. It's worth trying out.

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Hi Guys,

My favourite free VST instrument is :


the Delay Lama

Get it at www.audionerdz.com

But be sure to make your 'Free Tibet' donations though

Cheers, Julian
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Hi Renie,

the best RTAS freebies as far as I am concerned are:-
  • Inspector. I can't live without this plug-in. Ideal alongside Maxim for doing quick 'masters' of your output.
  • Plugsound FREE brilliant for adding a few (very good) sample patches to your computer. Far more stable than Sampletank FREE (another free RTAS) in my experience.
  • I find the 1176 and the phase correlation plug included with the Free Bomb Factory Plug-ins to be very useful. I also have call to use the clip remover from time to time but have never got it to work. But everyone knows about these don't they?
  • Frohmage is fun. I find it sounds better than Prosoniq North Pole which is also free for RTAS.
  • There are loads and loads of free Pluggos available (see Simon's DUC thread). I have found that loading your machine up with every single one causes serious stability issues so if I had to reccomend just one it would, without doubt, be Gleetchplug. Just brilliant brilliant and very usable & stable plug-ins (including an automatable theremin!). I would like to use the stereo spread plug on my master fader but have found that is not transparent enough. Hopefully Todor is working on it though.
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Another vote for digital fish phones
www.digitalfishphones.com I believe.

Also look for a free software reverb called 'ambience'. This is a really good reverb.
ALSO: There is a free Impulse reverb plugin called SIR.
Search for it in Yahoo!
It has to be used with something that has plugin delay compensation though.


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Thanks!

I want to say thanks to everyone who has contributed to this thread. It's been very helpful! thumbsup
Cheers,
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Quote:
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I want to say thanks to everyone who has contributed to this thread. It's been very helpful! thumbsup
Cheers,
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i second that, thanks!
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