Here’s a list of the best music software discounts, special deals, and freebie offers for the holiday season. Numerous sales are happening right now on the web, so we’ve tried to highlight the best deals in an easy to browse list. Enjoy!
The special deals and discounts are featured on the top. The freebies are listed right below them. Make sure to grab those freebies ASAP, as some of them will expire very soon. The list will be updated if we spot some other cool freebies, so you might want to check back again over the weekend.
- Pluginboutique is offering a couple of totally crazy deals (up to 99% OFF) this holiday season. SONiVOX Orchestral Companion – Strings and Air Music Xpand!2 are priced at just $1 at the moment, whereas KiloHearts kHs One and iZotope Stutter Edit are available at an 80% discount (Stutter Edit also includes the iZotope Mobius Filter for free). Grab all the discounts on their Deals page.
- VSTBuzz is offering Tantra by Dmitry Sches at 60% OFF its regular price (currently priced at just €24.99). The synth received a 9.2/10 score in our review last year.
- Plugin Alliance is offering the bx_opto Pedal effect by brainworx for just $9 (instead of $49), along with a range of other deals available during their Christmas Sale.
- Sugar Bytes are offering discounts on a variety of their most popular products, including 40% OFF the excellent Effectrix multi-effect sequencer.
- Klevgrand is offering discounts on their range of virtual effect and instruments, including 50% OFF the innovative Kuvert multi-FX tool.
- Loopmasters are offering up to 60% OFF hundreds of products in their online store, including Samplephonics, RawCutz, and Niche Audio.
- Prime Loops offers up to 50% OFF a range of sound libraries in their online shop.
- Audio Plugin Deals offers 60% OFF Gravitas and Red Planet sound libraries by Audio Imperia.
- VSTBuzz is offering 70% OFF the Virtual Band Bundle by Chocolate Audio.
- Puremagnetik is offering the Holiday Selection pack for just $10 (it contains $150 worth of samples).
- Impact Soundworks is offering up to 60% OFF their entire product catalog.
- Wave Alchemy is offering 50% OFF their excellent Drum Tools 02 drum sample library.
- UVI is offering 40% OFF their Complete Toy Museum sound collection.
- Ghosthack is offering a range of discounts and freebies on his website.
- Pluginboutique is giving away the SoundSpot MSW1 (direct link) stereo width effect for PC and Mac. The offer is valid until December 31st, so make sure to hurry up and grab it while you can!
- Bias Pedal Distortion by Positive Grid is offered as a free download until January 2nd.
- Cinematique Instruments offers the Marble sound library for NI Kontakt as a completely free download from their website. Many thanks to our reader Ian for the tip!
- Time+Space is giving away Ian Boddy Radiophonica for Kontakt (WAV samples included). Many thanks to our reader bmovie for the tip!
- Synth Magic is offering two Mini Magic sound libraries for NI Kontakt as free downloads this Christmas.
- Arturia is giving away the brand new MiniFilter V effect, based on the Moog ladder filter. This one expires on December 25th, so this is your last chance to grab a free copy!
- Kilohearts offers Reverser as a free download until December 28th.
- WOK is giving away VSMINI, a lovely vocoder effect for 32-bit VST plugin hosts on Windows.
- Finally, we have released Grooove BPB, a freeware sampler crafted by brunsandspork. It is a Christmas gift for all BPB readers. :)
That is all for now! Make sure to check out our free soundware roundup as well. Also, additional deals and freebies will be added to this page as they arrive. Happy holidays!