In this list you will find the collection of the best and newest guitar plugins and VSTs. You might discover interesting plugins like Amplitube4, Guitar Rig 5, TH-U and much more. If you are looking to expand the sound quality of your guitar riffs – this list is for you!
- 1 AmpliTube 4 – IK Multimedia – 168,44 $ ( 149,99 € )
- 2 Pod Farm 2.5 – Line6 – 113,04 $ (Standart ) – 339,13 $ (Platinum)
- 3 Guitar Rig 5 – Native Instruments – 226,09 $
- 4 Studio Devil Amp Modeler Pro – Studio Devil – 169,56 $
- 5 GTR3 – Waves – 145,83 $
- 6 Eleven MK II – Avid – 518,89 $ ( Full License )
- 7 TH-U – OverLoud – 304,1 $
AmpliTube 4 – IK Multimedia – 168,44 $ ( 149,99 € )
AmpliTube4 from IK Multimedia is one of the best guitar plugins out there. You can choose from 5 different rooms like Booth, Big Live Room, Garage, Venue, Studio A and Studio B. Inside you could find 15 models of microphones with 3D sound positions. In addition, there are 5 different models of amplifiers, all of them inspired by the vintage classics of the 70s, 80s, and 90s like Marshall JCM800 and JCM900.
This plugin brings as the highest quality acoustic simulator, where players can choose from and blend 3 acoustic body styles and 3 types of top material to sound like a full range of popular acoustic guitars. As for the effects – you have 4 racks where you can connect in chain a big selection of effects as reverbs, delays, EQs and much more. The highest quality of this plugin is a testimony of years of development made by IK Multimedia in the world of guitar plugins and VSTs.
Pod Farm 2.5 – Line6 – 113,04 $ (Standart ) – 339,13 $ (Platinum)
This Line6 plugin is an incredible tool for any guitarist, with more than 1000 presets, and the possibility of dividing your guitar signal into two, taking into account different chains of amplifiers and effects, which allows you to have a more personalized sound.
Pod Farm 2.5 has a large selection of delays, phasers, reverbs, compressors, plus the ability to use your midi controllers with the plugin, such as a wah or expression pedals. The Pod Farm – is a VST with a powerful and enveloping sound, perfect for rock, metal, pop or any type of music that requires quality guitars.
Guitar Rig 5 – Native Instruments – 226,09 $
This famous plugin, already in its fifth version, is one of the best tools you can find for guitarists. Guitar Rig 5 is quite complete – 17 different amplifiers (from Lead 800 (marshall JCM800) to AC Box (Vox emulated) and much more), 27 recording rooms and 54 effects such as delays, reverbs, choruses, equalizers and compressors, which can be mixed and combined in any way.
The Control Room function allows you to change between 8 microphones and their position to your liking, creating many unique sounds. This monster plugin made by Native Instruments is a universal tool that will safe many of your tracks and elevate them to another level.
Studio Devil Amp Modeler Pro – Studio Devil – 169,56 $
This interesting VST based on the emulation of valve amplifiers comes with 15 models of pre-amplifiers, full tone controls: gain, bass, midrange, treble and presence and 3 Power Amp models with drive controls. It also has 32 cabinets or speakers created by Studio Devil, parametric equalizer, wah-wah effect in real time through midi, 2 compressors, chorus, flanger, phaser, tremolo, delay and reverb with 3 modes: Room, Club and Hall.
The Studio Devil Amp Modeler Pro – is a fairly new plugin, which comes with a fairly affordable price and quality to spare for anyone interested in guitar production.
GTR3 – Waves – 145,83 $
The GTR3 was created by the company Waves with the collaboration of PRS Guitars. This plugin captures the essence of the amplifiers like Fender, Marshall, Mesa / Boogie, Vox and more, all emulated and sampled with the best analog algorithms created by Waves. With more than 30 amplifiers and 30 cabinets, the GTR3 – is an ideal VST for anyone looking for a vintage and realistic sound.
Eleven MK II – Avid – 518,89 $ ( Full License )
Avid Eleven MK II is a plugin with a wide variety of amplifiers, cabinets and effects, and a very realistic sound, which will elevate your production to another level. It was created using innovative modeling techniques to create a sound that is very close to analog amplifiers. Brings 33 models of amplifiers, 15 cabinets and 10 different microphones to choose from. This VST allows you to explore the sounds recreated from the classics such as Fender, Vox, Marshall, Mesa Boogie and Soldano, in addition to being able to combine any cabinet and head for customization to your liking. The only drawback of this incredible plugin is its limited use and compatibility only with the Protools DAWS.
TH-U – OverLoud – 304,1 $
The TH-U, with its library of 239 models, is the world’s largest selection in a single plugin. Around 89 guitar amps, 4 bass guitar amplifiers, 50 guitar cabinets and 2 bass guitar cabinets, 77 pedals and effect racks, 18 microphone models and more than 1000 presets, plus their collaboration with a good number of amplifier brands such as Randall, DVmark, Brunetti and THD make this plugin an incredible tool difficult to match. Highly recommended for any music producer looking for a wide variety of sounds and possibilities.