Free Synth VST, Samplers & Romplers 2023

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Explore the Best Free Synth VST Plugins for 2023: Our Top Picks and Recommendations


Scoring for films and video games as a modern-day composer means being able to turn your hand to all the different tools and technologies that we have available to us currently. Being able to write effectively and efficiently for orchestra is only part of the equation.

With that in mind here is a list of over 100 free sample players, synthesizers, and romplers which will get you up and running.

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Native Instruments:

Kontakt 7 Player

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.native-instruments.com%2Fen%2Fproducts%2Fkomplete%2Fsamplers%2Fkontakt-7-player%2Ffree-download%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Reaktor 6 Player

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.native-instruments.com%2Fen%2Fproducts%2Fkomplete%2Fsynths%2Freaktor-6-player%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Komplete Start (7 Synthesizers)

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.native-instruments.com%2Fen%2Fproducts%2Fkomplete%2Fbundles%2Fkomplete-start%2Fincluded-products%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1


U-He:

Zebralette

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fu-he.com%2Fproducts%2Fzebralette%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Podolski

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fu-he.com%2Fproducts%2Fpodolski%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Triple Cheese

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fu-he.com%2Fproducts%2Ftriplecheese%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Beatzille

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fu-he.com%2Fproducts%2Fbeatzille%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Bazille

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fu-he.com%2Fproducts%2Fbazillecm%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Baby Zebra

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fu-he.com%2Fproducts%2Fzebracm%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

TyrellN6

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fu-he.com%2Fproducts%2Ftyrelln6%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1


TAL:

TAL-NoiseMaker

https://tal-software.com/products/tal-noisemaker

TAK-Elek7ro

https://tal-software.com/products/tal-elek7ro

TAL-BassLine

https://tal-software.com/products/tal-bassline

TAL-U-No-62

https://tal-software.com/products/tal-u-no-62


discoDSP:

OB-XD

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.discodsp.com%2Fobxd%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1


SoundPaint:

Sound Paint 2.0

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fsoundpaint.com%2Fpages%2Ffree-engine-v2&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1


MNTRA:

MNDLA 2

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mntra.io%2Fmndala%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Rasa

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mntra.io%2Fproduct%2Frasa%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1


Digital Suburban:

Dexed

https://asb2m10.github.io/dexed/


LANDR:

Chromatic

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.landr.com%2Fchromatic%3Futm_campaign%3Dengagement_chromatic_en_us_blog-free-synth-vst%26amp%3Butm_medium%3Dorganic_post%26amp%3Butm_source%3Dblog%26amp%3Butm_content%3Dfree-synth-vst%26amp%3Butm_term%3Dgeneral&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1


Vember Audio:

Surge XT

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fsurge-synthesizer.github.io%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Shortcircuit

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fvemberaudio.se%2Fshortcircuit%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1


Matt Tytel:

Helm

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Ftytel.org%2Fhelm%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1


VCV:

Rack

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fvcvrack.com%2FRack&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Martin Lüder:

PG-8X 2.0

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fsites.google.com%2Fsite%2Fmlvst0%2F%3Fpli%3D1&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

AudioPluginsForFree.com:

Keys Of The 70’s

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fkeys-of-the-70s%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Serenity

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fserenity%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Vasp

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fvasp%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Raijin

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fraijin%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Oberom

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Foberom%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Orchestools | 306

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Forchestools-306%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

808 Bass Module 4 Lite

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2F808-bass-module-4-lite%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

DFR-76

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fdfr-76%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Virtuosity Drums

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fvirtuosity-drums%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Love-Fi Lite

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Flove-fi-lite%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Love- Fi 2

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Flove-fi-2%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Orchestools | Part

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Forchestools-part%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

XS-707

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fxs-707%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Horror Box

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fhorror-box%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Horror Box 2 Lite

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fhorror-box-2-lite%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Orchestools | Keys

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Forchestools-keys%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

The Gong

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fthe-gong%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Orchestools | Piano S

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Forchestools-piano-s%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Nightmares

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fnightmares%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Dumpster

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fdumpster%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Abstract Crystal Pads

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fabstract-crystal-pads%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Funk Bass

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Ffunkbass%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Downtown Colors

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fdowntown-colors%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Sonatina Orchestra

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fsonatina-orchestra%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Beat Trickster

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fbeat-trickster%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

SQ8ROM

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fsq8rom%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

VSCO2 Rompler

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fvsco2-rompler%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Syntronik Free

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fsyntronik-free%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Synthetik

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fsynthetik%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Atmos

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fatmos%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

RVK-808

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Frvk-808%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Serpo

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fserpo%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

SL Drums 3

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fsl-drums-3%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Orion Sound Module

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Forion-sound-module%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

AAS Player & Swatches

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Faas-player-swatches%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Toy Keyboard

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Ftoy-keyboard%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

RT-7070

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Frt-7070%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Cassette Roads

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fcassette-roads%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Retrox

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fretrox%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Drum Machine

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fdrum-machine%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Nils’ K1v

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fnils-k1v%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

ROMplay 2 Lite

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fromplay-2-lite%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Synthetic Vortices

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fsynthetic-vortices%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Iota mini

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fiota-mini%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Numa Player

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fnuma-player%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Crystal Harp

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fcrystal-harp%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Retro Cazio

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fretro-cazio%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Melop

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fmelop%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Zen

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fzen%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

VS Conga

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fvs-conga%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Amurg Lite

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Famurg-lite%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Mel-Lofi

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fmel-lofi%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Roland Cloud Anthology

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Froland-cloud-anthology%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Sitar Renaissance

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fsitar-renaissance%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Ronan Fed Plug-in Bundle

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fronan-fed-plug-in-bundle%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

808XD

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2F808xd%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Zumzet Lite

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiopluginsforfree.com%2Fzumzet-lite%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Exotic States:

Photo Synthesis Engine

https://www.image-line.com/fl-studio-learning/fl-studio-online-manual/html/plugins/DirectWave.htm

Big Fish Audio:

Momentum

https://www.bigfishaudio.com/momentum.html

Decomposer:

Sitala

https://decomposer.de/sitala/

Bedroomproducersblog.com:

Groove BPB Edition

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fbedroomproducersblog.com%2F2016%2F12%2F23%2Fgrooove-bpb%2F&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Sonic Charge:

Cyclone

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fsoniccharge.com%2Fforum%2Ftopic%2F431-cyclone-faq&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1


Noise Engineering:

Freequel Bundle

https://noiseengineering.us/products/the-freequel-bundle-sinc-vereor-virt-vereor-ruina

Newfangled Audio:

Pendulate

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.newfangledaudio.com%2Fpendulate&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Vital Audio:

Vital

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Faccount.vital.audio%2Fbasic&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

DISTRHO:

Cardinal

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.com%2FDISTRHO%2FCardinal&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Audio Spillage:

MiniSpillage

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.audiospillage.com%2Fminispillage.html&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Green Oak:

Crystal

http://www.greenoak.com/crystal/dnld2.html

Extent Of The Jam:

Digits

http://www.extentofthejam.com/

Metric Halo:

Thump

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fmhsecure.com%2Fmetric_halo%2Fproducts%2Fsoftware%2Fthump.html&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1

Daichi Laboratory:

Synth 1

https://cdn.iframe.ly/api/iframe?click_to_play=1&app=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwhatgear.com%2Fp%2Fsynth1%3Fsrc%3Ddaichilab&key=52b0337d1d2d316217e6cecf90d79b9a&v=1