Doctor Synth’s Favorite Free Effects:
Tools I keep in my toolbox

 


Audio Damage – Rough Rider 3 – distortion
https://audiodamage.com/pages/free-downloads

 


Blue Cat Audio – Free Pack – Chorus, Flanger, Amp, FreqAnalyst, Gain Suite, Phaser, Triple EQ
https://www.bluecataudio.com/Products/Bundle_FreewarePack/

 


Cableguys – PanCake 2 – panning control
http://www.cableguys.com/pancake.html

 


Camel Audio – Camel Crusher
https://www.audiopluginsforfree.com/camelcrusher/

 


Digital Fish Phones – Fish Fillets -Blockfish compressor, Floorfish gate, Spitfish de-esser
http://www.digitalfishphones.com/main.php?item=2&subItem=5

 


Ignite Amps – Electric Bass & Electric Guitar amplifier models and effects
http://www.igniteamps.com/#software

  • Emissary – tube amp
  • NadIR – speaker & cabinet modeling
  • NRR-1
  • Profet-1
  • Pteq-x
  • Shb
  • The Anvil
  • Ts-999
  • TSB

 

IK Multimedia – Amplitude Custom Shop – Guitar Amp & FX
https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/index.php?R=INIT&FV=free-software-related-products&CV=Other%20Filter&PSEL=freesoftware

 

IK Multimedia – T-RackS Custom Shop – Mixing & Mastering Plugins
https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/index.php?R=INIT&FV=free-software-related-products&CV=Other%20Filter&PSEL=freesoftware

 


iZotope Vinyl – creates the crackle and hiss of your old LPs.
https://www.izotope.com/en/products/vinyl.html

 


Kilohearts – Free Effects
https://kilohearts.com/

  • 3 Band EQ
  • Chorus
  • Delay
  • Gain
  • Limiter
  • Stereo
  • Pitch Shifter
  • Reverser
  • Trance Gate

 


Klanghelm FX
https://klanghelm.com/contents/main.php

  • DC1A Compressor
  • IVGI saturation & distortion
  • MJUCjr variable tube compressor

 


Melda Production – MFreeFX Bundle – a collection of 37 tools including analyzers, panning, comb filters, tremolo
https://www.meldaproduction.com/MFreeFXBundle

 


Metric Halo – Thump – adds sub frequencies to improve the weight of bass and drum parts.
https://mhsecure.com/metric_halo/products/software/thump.html

 


PSP Audioware – Pianoverb – Piano string reverberation
http://www.pspaudioware.com/plugins/reverbs/psp_pianoverb/

 


PureMagnetik – Driftmaker – Delay Disintegration Device
https://puremagnetik.com/collections/free-plugins

 


Sir Audio Tools – Sir2 convolution reverb
https://www.siraudiotools.com/sir2.php

 

EchoThief Impulse Response Library – to use with convolution reverbs
http://www.echothief.com/?page_id=261%20target=

Waves Impulse Response Library
https://www.waves.com/downloads/ir-convolution-reverb-library

 


Smart Electronix – Ambience – algorithmic reverbs
http://magnus.smartelectronix.com

 


TAL Software – TAL Effects (Chorus, Reverb, Vocoder)
https://tal-software.com/products

 


Tritik – Krush – bit-crusher
https://www.tritik.com/products/krush/

 


U-He – Protoverb – room simulator
https://u-he.com/products/protoverb/

 


Valhalla – Freq Echo – dubby frequency shifter + echo
https://valhalladsp.com/shop/delay/valhalla-freq-echo/

 


Voxengo FX13 effects and utilities
https://www.voxengo.com/group/free-vst-plugin-download/