May is usually not a very busy month when it comes to music production software offers and discounts. But the situation is a bit different this year, as there are quite a few exclusive sales and freebie offers going on right now.
The first week of May is almost behind us, so let’s summarize the best software and soundware deals of the month so far. We also included the latest freebies, some of which are available for a limited time only (so be sure to act fast).
To help you save some time while browsing the list, the hottest deals are highlighted in red. Our favorite deals and smart savings are highlighted in yellow.
As always, you are welcome to post more deals and freebie offers in the comments section below. The best deals will be added to the article. Thanks for your support!
- Plugin Boutique offers multiple no-brainer deals and a FREE bonus plugin with any purchase (choose between DriveShaper and Dubstation 2):
- iZotope BreakTweaker Expanded Sale (🔥 94% OFF)
- Arturia Pigments 3 Sale (50% OFF)
- iZotope Reverb Flash Sale (🔥 90% OFF)
- Softube Mastering Sale (60% OFF)
- Output Spring Sale (30% OFF)
- Zynaptiq ADAPTIVERB Sale (💡 61% OFF)
- Softube Guitar Month Sale (40% OFF)
- Serato Sample Sale (50% OFF)
- Fundamental Bass & Puncher 2 Sale (🔥 92% OFF)
- United Plugins Expanse 3D Introductory Sale (67% OFF)
- KHORDS + 2 Free Expansions (💡 40% OFF + FREE bonus)
- Diginoiz 11th Anniversary Sale (50% OFF)
- Tone Empire Analog Power Bundle (58% OFF)
- SONiVOX Spring Sale (95% OFF)
- Pitch Innovations Fluid Pitch Introductory Sale (48% OFF)
- UJAM Groovemate ONE Introductory Sale (💡 52% OFF)
- Evabeat Melody Sauce Introductory Sale (20% OFF)
- Signum Audio BUTE Loudness Analyser 2 Sale (🔥 80% OFF)
- Sound Particles Spring Sale (43% OFF)
- United Plugins 2nd Anniversary Bundle Sale (🔥 88% OFF)
- BeatSkillz RetroVOLT Sale (70% OFF)
- Tokyo Dawn Labs TDR Channel Strip Bundle Sale (💡 45% OFF)
- Boz Digital Labs May Sale (71% OFF)
- Cherry Audio DCO-106 Spring Sale (50% OFF)
- Eventide Clockworks Bundle Sale (72% OFF)
- Signum Audio BUTE Loudness Analyser 2 Sale (🔥 80% OFF)
- Soundtoys Spring Sale (🔥 78% OFF)
- ⌚ NEW! iZotope Community Bundle (🔥 96% OFF)
- VSTBuzz offers a couple of software deals this month:
- PluginFox offers several epic software deals in May (thanks to BPB reader Corti.Son for the info):
- Exponential Audio Sale (🔥 92% OFF)
- AIR Xpand2 & The Riser (🔥 $9.99 each)
- Newfangled Audio Sale (75% OFF)
- Boz Digital Labs Sale (💡 3 plugins for $29 each)
- PreSonus Studio One & Notion Sale (25% OFF)
- United Plugins 2nd Anniversary Bundle (78% OFF)
- PSP Xenon Sale (🔥 85% OFF)
- United Plugins Expanse 3D Sale (68% OFF)
- Zynaptiq Adaptiverb Sale (58% OFF)
- ProducerSpot is also running several software deals this month:
- Audio Plugin Deals runs a couple of software deals in May:
- 🔥HOT! IK Multimedia launched the 25th Anniversary T-RackS Processors Krazy Deal. Get up to 88% OFF the entire T-RackS product lineup. Grab as many T-RackS Processors as you like, most of which are priced at just $/€25 each. The offer ends on May 11th.
- Baby Audio is running a 44% OFF intro sale on the newly launched Smooth Operator plugin.
- Bedroom Producers Blog (hey, that’s us!) offers an exclusive 30% OFF deal on SonEQ2 by Sonimus. Hooray!
- Black Rooster Audio offers a 20% OFF intro deal on the brand new KH-EQ1 plugin.
- Nembrini Audio offers up to 70% OFF all products until May 31, 2021. Thanks to BPB reader Christian for the info about this deal.
- ⌚ NEW! 2B Played Music launched a 1 EUR deal on 2B Delayed Classic. The offer is valid until May 20th with the coupon code EURODEAL applied at checkout. Thanks to BPB readers Gatis and Michal for the info!
- ⌚ NEW! Humble Bundle launched the Mega Sound Designer Loop Crate vol. 2 bundle which includes software from Cherry Audio, Acoustica, and others. Thanks to BPB reader Andrea for the info.
- ⌚ NEW! Waldorf offers a 70% OFF discount on the award-winning wavetable synth plugin NAVE. Valid for 48 hours only!
- Plugin Boutique has a few soundware deals in their arsenal, too:
- Divergent Audio Group Sale GAS and Helios Sale (80% OFF)
- Rigid Audio Complete Loop Bundle Sale (🔥 98% OFF)
- Karanyi Sounds May Sale (50% OFF)
- Heavyocity Mosaic Pluck Introductory Sale (15% OFF)
- Glitchmachines Hybrid Impact Sound FX Bundle Sale (💡 85% OFF)
- Strix Instruments Introductory Sale (84% OFF)
- ⌚ NEW! Wave Alchemy Kontakt Synth Bundle (💡 73% OFF)
- Loopmasters is running a massive bundle blowout sale in May:
- ProducerSpot has an interesting soundware deals lineup this month:
- VSTBuzz launched a variety of soundware deals in May:
- Audio Plugin Deals runs several soundware discounts this month:
- ⌚ NEW! Krotos offers a 50% OFF deal on the Krotos Starter SFX Library. Or, get it for free with any purchase over $199 by entering the coupon code FREESTARTER at checkout!
- Dubstation 2 (€29) by Audio Damage is FREE with any purchase at Plugin Boutique in May.
- DriveShaper (£32.95) by Cableguys is FREE with any purchase at Plugin Boutique this month.
- entropy:EQ+ (€99) equalizer by Sonible is FREE with a Loopcloud trial.
- Beat Magazine #185 includes MPC Beat with expansions worth €96, Fundamental Bass by W.A. Production, and a 2.4 GB Korg MS-20 soundbank (the magazine costs €7.49). Thanks to BPB reader Numanoid for the info (and Jalu Kaba X for the correction)!
- Computer Music Magazine includes a FREE copy of Kilohearts Carve EQ (the magazine costs £3.99).
- Waves R-Bass is FREE for Bitwig users who have a license for Bitwig Studio, Bitwig Studio EDU, or Bitwig Studio 16-Track (thanks to BPB readers Numanoid and Michal Ochedowski for the info).
- MTurboEQ by MeldaProduction is FREE free with any purchase at ADSR in May. Also, one lucky ADSR visitor will get the chance to win an Arturia KeyStep Pro controller. Thanks to BPB readers Aris and Christian for the info!
- Cinematique Instruments offers the Klang of the Month: Berlin Signal Tone as this month’s freebie.
- Axsens offers the Deep House Sample Pack as a free download this month.
- ⌚ NEW! The Tyrell Collection Freebie is a FREE sound library for Diva by U-He. The library, designed by Echotailor, emulating the vintage synthesizers sounds heard in the Blade Runner (1982) original soundtrack.
- ⌚ NEW! Loot Audio is running a competition with over $2500 in prizes, including the S49 keyboard from Native Instruments. The content is still open to new entries, so hurry up. Loot Audio was also offering free gifts to all entrants, but they’re all gone (I was too late to add this to the page, sorry about that!). :(
- ⌚ NEW! Blind Audio offers a selection of free analog sounds to everyone who signs up to their mailing list.
We will keep adding new deals to this page on an hourly basis. Stay tuned for more epic freebies throughout May 2021. BPB will release a couple of exclusive freebies by the end of this month, too!
Feel free to suggest your favorite deals in the comments section below.