Komplete Start by Native Instruments
Step into music production with KOMPLETE START – a curated selection of studio-quality instruments, effects, utilities, loops, and samples for the low price of nothing at all. Play over 2,000 customizable sounds – drums and percussion, bass, acoustic instruments, synths, pads and atmospheres, effects, and more. And did we mention it’s free?
Syntronik by IK Multimedia
Syntronik is a cutting-edge virtual synthesizer that includes 17 amazing instruments, available as a collection or separately, with over 2,000 preset sounds covering a wide selection from 38 of the most iconic to ultra-rare and painstakingly multi-sampled vintage synthesizers.
Sampletank 4 Custom Shop by IK Multimedia
To get you started, SampleTank 4 CS’s comprehensive sample library offers 50 Instruments, made up of over 4 GB of sounds in 16 categories, covering all the essential instrument basics, from piano to drums, synthesizers to guitars, and more.
These all-new sounds are freshly produced for immaculate sound and specially programmed to make full use of all SampleTank 4’s deep sound creation features.
In addition, 200 new MIDI loops make it easy to build full tracks, bringing your music to life faster than ever.
Zampler is a free sample workstation that includes a variety of ways to sculpt and manipulate sounds and it includes features you would expect in any current soft-sampler. It also sounds great!
Zampler is capable of supporting the .sfz format which makes it a perfect fit with the sample libraries from our sister site Loopmasters.
The free installer download comes with 2 free banks and selection of sounds curated from various Loopmasters packs for you to enjoy :
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