Vanguard is back with a major overhaul for v2.0. Pulled from the ashes to once again walk among us with those floor-filling sounds and easy workflow.
The LoFi piano is full of vibes, wobble and juiciness and is completely free as an instrument for HALion and the free HALion Sonic SE 3.
Chromatic is a playable loop factory built for artists, by artists that will let you throw together ideas while feeling moody and professional.
Krakli Plugins does it again with another polyphonic virtual synthesizer that's yours for free. This time it's based on the vintage Roland SH7 with its gloriously weird split oscillators and Autobend.
An Instragram video of musician and producer Julian Wassermann at play on his Nektar Panarama T4 controller keyboard also shows an unknown VST synthesizer with the Nektar logo and the name BOLT.
Here are the Top 5 software synthesizers or virtual electronic instruments that your computer should be chewing on in 2018. Did your favourite get on the list?
Don't have anyone to jam with? MidiBot can replace all your band mates by offering a percussive and melodic probability pulse engine for human grooves and accidental improvisation - or just cool random stuff.
Another classic synth from the vaults. This time it's the rarely seen Akai AX80 1984 8 voice polysynth reborn as the UVI UVX80. Relive all those sounds you thought were coming from a Juno.
This is a Factory of synthesis thrown together in an elegant and involving way with a ton of modulating possibilities - sadly no lions on this safari.
Drown in the warm embrace of cinematic textures, sci-fi rumblings and atmospheric intensity
It's a Harpsichord instrument for Kontakt apparently named in a competition, but does it sound any good?
Control your entire VST Instrument and effects library from the comfort of your keyboard.