Doctor Synth’s Favorite Free Instruments:
25+ Virtual Instruments I run on all my DAWs

 


2Gether Audio – Cheese Machine 2 – Solina string machine emulation

https://www.2getheraudio.com/instruments/cheeze-machine-2/

 


2Gether Audio – Ticky Clav 2 – Hohner Clavinet emulation

https://www.2getheraudio.com/instruments/ticky_clav_2/

 


Brain Control – Tunefish v4 – lightweight virtual analog synth

https://tunefish-synth.com/

 


Combo Model F
– Farfisa Transistor Organ emulation

http://www.vst4free.com/free_vst.php?plugin=Combo_Model_F&id=1365

 


D
exed – Yamaha DX7 emulation
https://asb2m10.github.io/dexed/

 


DiscoDSP – OBXD – Oberheim OBXD eumulation

https://www.discodsp.com/obxd/

 


Full Bucket – 20 mostly Korg analog synthesizer emulations

https://www.fullbucket.de/music/vst.html


Futucraft – Kairatune

http://futucraft.com/kairatune/

 


Green Oak – Crystal – venerable softsynth
http://www.greenoak.com/crystal/dnld2.html

 


Ichiro Toda – Synth 1 – Nord Lead 2 Emulation
https://daichilab.sakura.ne.jp/softsynth/index.html

 


IK Multimedia – SampleTank 4 Custom Shop – Vintage Synth collection
https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/index.php?R=INIT&FV=free-software-related-products&CV=Other%20Filter&PSEL=freesoftware

 


IK Multimedia – Syntronik Free – Vintage Synth collection
https://www.ikmultimedia.com/demodownload/?a=syntronik-free

 


Linplug – Free Alpha – wonderful synthesizer for dance sounds, very Novation-like

http://www.vst4free.com/free_vst.php?id=2290

 


Martin Lüder – PG8X – Roland JX-8P emulation

https://sites.google.com/site/mlvst0/

 


PureMagnetik – Expanse – Texture Generator

https://puremagnetik.com/products/expanse


Spitfire Audio – Labs
– several sample-based instruments

https://www.spitfireaudio.com/labs/

 


SQ8L
– Ensoniq ESQ-1 emulation

http://www.buchty.net/ensoniq/index.html#sq8l

 


Steinberg – Model-E – Moog Minimoog emulation

https://www.steinberg.net/de/support/nicht_mehr_unterstuetzte_produkte/vst_classics_vol_1.html

 


Steinberg – Neon – basic analog synth

https://www.steinberg.net/de/support/nicht_mehr_unterstuetzte_produkte/vst_classics_vol_2.html


TAL – Bassline – Roland SH101 emulation
https://tal-software.com/products/tal-bassline

 


TAL – Noisemaker – Roland Juno 6 emulation
https://tal-software.com/products/tal-noisemaker

 


U-He – Podolski – cpu efficient virtual analog synthesizer
https://u-he.com/products/podolski/

 


U-He – Triple Cheese – comb filter synthesizer
https://u-he.com/products/triplecheese/

 


U-He – Tyrell N6 – a fun virtual synthesizer
https://www.amazona.de/freeware-synthesizer-tyrell-n6-plugin-vst-au-win-mac/

 


U-He – Zebralette – lightweight version of the powerful Zebra 2 instrument
https://u-he.com/products/zebralette/