Linux Plugins

The Best Free Audio Plugins for Linux with Video Demos. Ladspa and LV2 …Synths, Reverbs, Compressors…and much more. Just listen, watch and download!

Dexed | Audio Plugins for Free

Dexed

    WindowsMacLinuxFree VSTLV2
130K Views Rating: 3.9 /5 (133 votes)
“Dexed is a multi platform, multi format plugin synth that is closely modeled on the Yamaha DX7. Under the hood i[...]
Vital | Audio Plugins for Free

Vital

    WindowsMacLinuxFree VSTAudioUnitLV2
117K Views Rating: 4.1 /5 (119 votes)
Vital is a virtual synthesizer that allows you to create complex sounds using a variety of modulation sources and tech[...]

SQL8

    WindowsMacLinuxFree VST
94K Views Rating: 4.3 /5 (39 votes)
“The SQ8L is a software model (VST) of Ensoniq’s classic 1980s synth SQ80. The SQ80 features 3 digital wavet[...]
Glitch | Audio Plugins for Free

Glitch 2

    WindowsMacLinuxFree VSTAudioUnit
62K Views Rating: 3.8 /5 (45 votes)
“Glitch is an audio effect plugin for Windows (VST), Mac (VST and AU) and Linux (VST), available in both 32-bit an[...]

Helm

    WindowsMacLinuxFree VSTAudioUnitLV2AAX
46K Views Rating: 4.3 /5 (26 votes)
“Helm – a free, cross-platform, polyphonic synthesizer that runs on GNU/Linux, Mac, and Windows as a standalone[...]
Caustic 3 | Audio Plugins for Free

Caustic 3

    WindowsMacLinux
35K Views Rating: 4.6 /5 (14 votes)
“Caustic 3 is a music creation tool inspired by rack-mount synthesizers / samplers rigs. Everything is real-time a[...]
Tonespace | Audio Plugins for Free

Tonespace

    WindowsMacLinuxFree VSTAudioUnit
31K Views Rating: 3.4 /5 (30 votes)
“Tonespace is a chord generator and visualizer displays chords and scales on a grid, making it easy to understand [...]

HybridReverb2

    WindowsMacLinuxFree VST
24K Views Rating: 4.8 /5 (3 votes)
“Introduction: HybridReverb2 is a convolution-based reverberation effect which combines the superior sound quality[...]
Audiotool | Audio Plugins for Free

Audiotool

    WindowsMacLinux
23K Views Rating: 4.7 /5 (3 votes)
“Audiotool is a powerful flash based online music production studio right in your browser. All crafted with lots o[...]

Tunefish 4

    WindowsMacLinuxFree VSTAudioUnit
22K Views Rating: 3.3 /5 (11 votes)
“Features Available on Windows and Linux as VST (32 and 64 bit) and on Mac as Audio Unit or VST (Universal binary)[...]
VCV Rack | Audio Plugins for Free

VCV Rack

    WindowsMacLinux
22K Views Rating: 4 /5 (15 votes)
“At Knobcon 2017, developers launched VCV Rack – an open-source virtual Eurorack modular synthesizer that’s av[...]
COLLAB3 | Audio Plugins for Free

COLLAB3

    WindowsMacLinuxFree VSTAudioUnit
20K Views Rating: 3.4 /5 (18 votes)
“Sampleson teamed with Librewave, LalalandAudio and Studio427 Audio to create a studio-quality instrument. And it&[...]
Protoverb | Audio Plugins for Free

U-he Protoverb

    WindowsMacLinuxFree VSTAudioUnitAAX
19K Views Rating: 3.2 /5 (18 votes)
“Protoverb is an experimental reverb based on the idea of a “room simulator”. Most algorithmic reverbs[...]
Calf Compressor (Dynamics/Compressor) - Linux/LV2

Calf Compressor

    LinuxLV2
19K Views Rating: 0 /5 (0 votes)
“Smooth sounding dynamic compressor with a variety of settings, written by Thor Harald Johansen. RMS/peak modes, A[...]

ZynAddSubFX

    WindowsMacLinuxFree VSTLV2
19K Views Rating: 4.4 /5 (4 votes)
“ZynAddSubFX is a fully featured open source software synthesizer capable of making a countless number of instrume[...]
Waveform Free | Audio Plugins for Free

Tracktion Wavef...

    WindowsMacLinux
18K Views Rating: 3.6 /5 (27 votes)
“In 2020, Tracktion Corporation had released Waveform Free, a free digital audio workstation based on its flagship[...]
Surge | Audio plugins for free

Surge

    WindowsMacLinuxFree VSTAudioUnit
18K Views Rating: 4.5 /5 (18 votes)
“SURGE is a free, open source synth that’s available for macOS, Windows & Linux. The software synth is descr[...]
Bertom Denoiser | Audio Plugins for Free

Bertom Denoiser

    WindowsMacLinuxFree VSTAudioUnit
17K Views Rating: 3.8 /5 (28 votes)
“Bertom Denoiser is a noise reduction plugin designed for music and post-production. Making these plugins takes a [...]

Helio Workstati...

    WindowsMacLinuxiOSFree VSTAudioUnit
16K Views Rating: 4.2 /5 (3 votes)
Helio is a lightweight cross-platform music sketchup tool, available for Mac OS X, Linux, Windows desktops, iPads and An[...]
GSnap | Audio plugins for free

GSnap

    WindowsMacLinuxFree VST
16K Views Rating: 4.2 /5 (5 votes)
“GSnap is an auto-tune effect. It can be used subtly to correct the pitch of a vocal, or, with more extreme settin[...]

LinuxSampler

    WindowsMacLinuxFree VSTAudioUnitLV2Ladspa
16K Views Rating: 4.1 /5 (6 votes)
“The LinuxSampler project was founded with the goal to produce a free, streaming capable, open source pure softw[...]