FREE Audio, Mixing, Effect Plugins Thread



Senior Member
Nice list.

Here are some of my favourites:


Baxandall Simulation Equalizer / BasiQ - Very nice sounding 3 band EQ; more of a sweetening device rather than freq correction
Win, Mac / VST, AU / 32bit, 64bit

Code Red Free - 60s classic all tube British console inspired EQ and preamp; Waves Abbey Road REDD console like
Win, Mac / VST, AU / 32bit, 64bit

PTEq-X - Vintage passive program EQ; one of the best sounding
Win, Mac / VST, AU / 64bit

Mellowmuse EQ1A - Super smooth analogue style EQ; very light on CPU
Win, Mac / VST, AU, RTAS, AAX / 32bit, 64bit

Nova-67P - Parallel parametric EQ; also 5 band parallel dynamic EQ
Win, Mac / VST, AU / 32bit, 64bit


DX Reverb Light - Great little reverb that’s true stereo; won’t affect stereo imaging
Win, Mac / VST, AU, SAWStudio / 32bit, 64bit

Teufelsberg Reverb - Lush reverb from NSA Listening Tower Impulse Responses
Win, Mac, Linux / VST, AU / 32bit, 64bit

OrilRiver - Algorithmic reverb; also features console style 3 band wet EQ
Win, Mac / VST, AU(Wrapper) / 64bit

u-He Protoverb - Room reflection simulator reverb; great randomizer
Windows, Mac, Linux / VST, AU, AAX / 64bit

Tal Reverb 4 - Modulated vintage reverb sound; very diffuse sounding with fast build-up
Win, Mac / VST, AU, AAX / 32bit, 64bit

Voxengo OldSkoolVerb - Algorithmic reverb that’s more “classic” in sound
Win, Mac / VST, AU / 32bit, 64bit


A1 Stereo Control - Stereo width expander, has safe bass feature which centers freqs below an certain value
Win, Mac / VST, RTAS, AAX, AU / 32bit, 64bit

Panagement FE - Binaural panner and distance fader
Win, Mac / VST, AU / 32bit, 64bit


A1 Trigger Gate - Gate / Pattern Sequencer, has random feature.
Win, Mac / VST, RTAS, AAX, AU / 32bit, 64bit

Audiothing Filterjam - Multi-band resonant filter with randomizer
Win, Mac / VST, AU, AAX / 32bit, 64bit

Klanghelm IVGI - From dirty track distortion to soft and subtle master bus saturation; can alter the symmetry of the signal without affecting the harmonic content much
Win, Mac / VST, AU, AAX / 64bit

Audio Assault Transient - envelope shaper; has 2x switch
Win, Mac / VST, AU, RTAS / 32bit, 64bit

Valhalla Freq Echo - from subtle choruses to the smokiest dubs
Win, Mac / VST, AU / 64bit


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Hi SynthPunk - just wanted to thank you for your contributions to this thread. Really good stuff that I wouldn't have come across otherwise. I expect there's some sort of forum "Kudos" button to press somewhere, but I prefer to just say thanks.