Exhaustive List of Free Native Linux Plugins

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Exhaustive List of Free Native Linux Plugins

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I switched to linux for everything 6 months back and had trouble finding VSTs for Tracktion 7 (The DAW iv'e been using since 4 years).
So, i thought an exhaustive list of plugins will do people who are trying to switch or trying to find some plugin a world of good.
I've listed down all the plugins i could find, it'd be great if we can complete the list.

Bridges
CarlaFx
Carla
LinVst
Airwave (Not Maintained)

Linux Vsts
MIDI
tonespace (Chord Progression Generator)
hypercyclic (MIDI Modulator)


Bundles
ArtyFX suite
drowaudio plugins
SAFE Vsts
TAL Effects
LSP Bundle (FX plus Samplers)
Xhip Effects
Zyn Effects
GVST Bundle (FX plus Synths)

Analyzers
Easy SSP
HiResSam
LUFSMeter

Effects
Guitar FX
KlangFalter (Implse Response)
Scortch

EQ

equinox
Luftikus

Delay
SevenDelay
PitchedDelay

Reverb
Dragonfly Reverb
Teufelsberg
HybridReverb2
KR Reverb
MVerb

Stereo
StereoSourceSeperation
Monstr

Limiter
LoudMax

Misc FX
ChaosChimp
Refine
The Function
The Piligrim
veeseeveeeffects
Songbird - Vowel Filter
WolfShaper
Carve
Ritcher


Instruments
FDNCymbal (Cymbal Synth)
Wavecymbal
Tunefish 3 and 4
OxeFM
Surge
Digits
SyncSawSynth
OB-Xd
Helm
veeseeveerack (VST Version of old VCV Rack)
TripleCheese
TyrellN6
Zebralette
Podolski
Dexed
JUCEOPL
DrumSynth
Sitala
TAL NoiseMaker
Xhip
Synister
ZynAddSubFX
Vex
Wolpertinger
Waverazor LE
Trapezoid synth
Iterative sin cluster
Linux sampler
VST Speek
Ninjas2 Slicer

LV2
Effects and Bundles
Calf Plugins
Guitarix
KPP Plugins
eq10q
x42 Plugins

Instruments
AMsynth
fabla
sorcer
Yoshimi
Geonkick

Misc
Camomile - Convert Puredata patches to plugins!

Free Hosts
Tracktion 7 (VST, LV2 via Carla, WinVSTs via LinVst)
Ardour 5 (LV2, VST via Carla, WinVSTs via LinVst+Carla)
Qtractor (LV2, VST via Carla, WinVSTs via LinVst+Carla)
LMMS (Limited Audio Capabilities) (LV2 and VST via Carla, WinVSTs via LinVst+Carla, 32bit WinVSTs work with Vestige)
Rosegarden (LV2, VST via Carla, WinVSTs via LinVst+Carla)
Carla (LV2,VST)

Commercial Hosts
Tracktion Waveform (VST, LV2 via Carla, WinVSTs via LinVst)
Reaper (VST, LV2 via Carla, WinVSTs via LinVst)
Renoise (Tracker) (VST, LV2 via Carla, WinVSTs via LinVst)
Bitwig Studio (VST, LV2 via Carla, WinVSTs via LinVst)
Harrison Mixbus (LV2, VST via Carla, WinVSTs via LinVst+Carla)

Misc Software
Seq24 (MIDI Sequencer)
Milky Tracker
Traverso (Audio Editor)
Audacity (Audio Editor)
Giada (Live Looper)
Luppp (Live Looper)
Hydrogen Drum Machine


In addition to these, 95% of free windows free vsts work via LinVst. Major ones are Synth1, CamelCrusher, Sforzando, Melda Production's MFreeFXBundle
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Linux Audio and Sound - Application and Software Index >> https://wiki.linuxaudio.org/apps/start
A list of software and resources for professional audio/video/live events production on Linux. >> https://github.com/nodiscc/awesome-linuxaudio
Linux Digital Audio and Music Workstation Comparison Matrix >> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... edit#gid=0
Just some of the software synthesizers available for linux. >> http://linuxsynths.com/index.html
LinVST - working plugs / libraries you use for compatibility (March 2019) >> viewtopic.php?p=103495#p103495
VST/VSTi Plugins For Linux >> http://linux-sound.org/linux-vst-plugins.html
kvraudio search >> https://www.kvraudio.com/plugins/linux/ ... are/newest
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GNU/LINUX@AUDIO ~ /Wiki $ Howto.Info && GNU/Linux Debian installing >> Linux Audio Workstation LAW
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Thanks for the links, really appreciate it.

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If the links were helpful, gladly. Thanks for your list.
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Traverso is a DAW that uses LV2 plugins. It's really not an "audio editor".

Yeah, I know it's being referred to as an audio editor by the maintainer on his site currently, but I'm pretty sure that's just because it's been ridden with so many problems during its development that he doesn't want people to compare it to Ardour and other DAWs that have reached a stage of maturity. It's definitely not an audio editor comparable to Audacity, mhWaveEdit etc.

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Paree wrote:I switched to linux for everything 6 months back and had trouble finding VSTs for Tracktion 7
If this thread is focusing only to VST plugins, please update subject to match content.
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tavasti wrote:
Paree wrote:I switched to linux for everything 6 months back and had trouble finding VSTs for Tracktion 7
If this thread is focusing only to VST plugins, please update subject to match content.
No, it isn’t. You can contribute with LV2 stuff as well, it’s just that I don’t know much since my DAW only supports vst.

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See also the pages Audio, Effects, Synthesis, Sampling, MIDI, Sequencer, Tracker, Groovebox, Looping, DAW, etc. on my personal wiki.
they/them ta / wiki.thingsandstuff.org/Audio and related pages - a collection of mostly Linux and free links / Linux Digital Audio and Music Workstation Comparison Matrix - collaborative Google Sheet (slightly broken, no time/cpu power to fix here)

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I really enjoy these (KPP Plugins) for guitar: viewtopic.php?f=24&t=19639
OS: Ubuntu Studio 19.10
Audio Interface: Focusrite Scarelett 2i4 2nd Gen.
Amp: Echolette M40
Keys: Alesis V49
Strings: Martin D15M, Yamaha FG-180(1966), Alhambra 5P, Yamaha Revstar, Fender Bass
Mic: Shure SM57

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milk wrote:See also the pages Audio, Effects, Synthesis, Sampling, MIDI, Sequencer, Tracker, Groovebox, Looping, DAW, etc. on my personal wiki.
Is your wiki open for others also, or is it only for your personal use? I mean, do we have any really working wiki for linux music making stuff?
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It's open registration atm. I would prefer external auth systems but the OpenID plugin for MediaWiki has been broken for a few months, but anyone should be able to create a MW account though I loath that UX speedbump, and I haven't had time/interest to check out any MW OpenID Connect plugins for OAuth2 auth with GitHub or whatever.

I have SSH to the linuxaudio.org and I intend to upgrade the LA wiki and make it usable again. Real Life things have slowed down things though. It'll be sorted by spring though :)
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A very minor complaint: 'exhaustive' is misspelled in the thread title. ;) I didn't even notice it for the first couple weeks this thread's been around, but now that I've seen it I can't unsee it. :lol:

Also, Airwindows needs to be on this list. Tons of good and/or interesting VST plugins there. (And I means tons. So many you'll likely have to do some deep diving to find the ones that might actually be useful for you.) http://www.airwindows.com/

On the lv2 side, there's at least the x42 and eq10q bundles that are worth a look, if one happens to be on a host that supports lv2. (Alas, I'm currently working on Reaper, which doesn't support it.)

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Thanks for all your links and suggestions. I’ll go through it and update the first post.

I’ve also fixed the typo in the title.

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elcalen wrote:A very minor complaint: 'exhaustive' is misspelled in the thread title. ;) I didn't even notice it for the first couple weeks this thread's been around, but now that I've seen it I can't unsee it. :lol:

Also, Airwindows needs to be on this list. Tons of good and/or interesting VST plugins there. (And I means tons. So many you'll likely have to do some deep diving to find the ones that might actually be useful for you.) http://www.airwindows.com/

On the lv2 side, there's at least the x42 and eq10q bundles that are worth a look, if one happens to be on a host that supports lv2. (Alas, I'm currently working on Reaper, which doesn't support it.)
I've updated the main post.

Have you tried using Carla as a bridge to run lv2 plugins on reaper?

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elcalen wrote:A very minor complaint: 'exhaustive' is misspelled in the thread title. ;) I didn't even notice it for the first couple weeks this thread's been around, but now that I've seen it I can't unsee it. :lol:

Also, Airwindows needs to be on this list. Tons of good and/or interesting VST plugins there. (And I means tons. So many you'll likely have to do some deep diving to find the ones that might actually be useful for you.) http://www.airwindows.com/

On the lv2 side, there's at least the x42 and eq10q bundles that are worth a look, if one happens to be on a host that supports lv2. (Alas, I'm currently working on Reaper, which doesn't support it.)
About that LV2 // Reaper trouble, it may be worth to test a WIP from X42 that might well be made on this exact purpose:
https://github.com/x42/lv2vst

Don't shoot me if it doesn't work I'm only the mesenger ;-) (Besides I can't test it since any version of Reaper I tried to use warped off in dark bubbles...)

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