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5 Best and Free Amp Sims


As a beginner its quite expensive to get your hands on a good amp simulator. we have picked around 5 amp simulators thats free and more importantly great when it comes to sound!.


I . GUITAR RIG 6 PLAYER

The free version of the Guitar Rig Pro is a great free amp simulator that I would highly encourage you to check out. The Free player comes free with Komplete Start, also a free download, which comes loaded with free sounds and synths. Guitar Rig also has a paid pro version which would cost around $199. In terms of design, not a lot is different between the pro and free versions. The free version comes with just one amp and one cabinet, called JUMP, which has the characteristic sound of a British amp. It also comes with a matching cabinet.


The Factory Selection comes with a total of 6 Amp & Effects


  1. Amp and Cabinet

  2. 2. Distortion

  3. 3. Equalizers and Filters

  4. 4. Reverbs and Delays

  5. 5. Modulation (Chours and Flanger)

  6. Dynamics (Limiter, Volume, Tube Compressor, Noise Gate and Noise Reduction)

The Free Player also has a couple of free studio tools at your disposal.

  1. MODIFIER has a LFO, Envelope, Step Sequencer , Analog sequencer , and an Input Level Modifier.

  2. TOOLS has SPLIT ( splits the signal into two parallel Paths). CROSSOVER MIX AND CONTAINER.




II. IGNITE AMPS

The Free Amps Sims from Ignite Amps offer three great Amps.


EMISSARY

The Emissary is a digital emulation of a custom dual channel guitar tube amplifier. It has been developed to accurately model its real hardware counterpart, built for Ryan Huthnance.


It is a no compromise custom amp built for the kill. Featuring a very versatile clean channel that ranges from pristine cleans to slightly overdriven tones and a mean lead channel designed for serious bone-crushing distortions, it offers a very wide tonal palette for the modern metal musician.


Features


▷Ignite Amps 3rd generation triode modeling engine

▷Dynamic EL34 / 6L6GC / KT88 pentodes/tetrodes analog modeling (push-pull stage)

▷Two channels: clean and lead, each with fully separated controls

▷Selectable power tubes with individual bias controls

▷Selectable oversampling rate (up to 8x)

▷Global input / output level controls

▷Double precision (64-bit) floating point mathematical model

▷Mono / Stereo processing support

▷Fully automatable controls

▷Ignite Amps proprietary preset management system with bank file import/export functions


Support : VST / VST3 / AU / AAX




NRR - 1

NRR-1 is a digital emulation of a three channels tube preamplifier for guitar. It has been developed to accurately model its real hardware counterpart, built for then Fleshgod Apocalypse guitarist Cristiano Trionfera by Ignite Amps, back in 2009.


The NRR-1 core circuit is mainly based on a famous boutique preamplifier made in '88, modded to suit Cristiano's needs in the best possible way.


Features


▷Ignite Amps 3rd generation triode modeling engine

▷Three channels: clean, rhythm and lead, each with fully separated controls

▷Mono / Stereo processing support

▷Selectable oversampling rate (up to 8x)

▷Global input / output level controls

▷Double precision (64-bit) floating point mathematical model

▷Fully automatable controls

▷Ignite Amps proprietary preset management system with bank file import/export functions


Support : VST / VST3 / AU




ANVIL

The Anvil is a digital emulation of a three channels tube preamplifier for guitar. It has been developed to accurately model its real hardware counterpart, designed by Andy Zeugs.


Features


▷Ignite Amps 3rd generation triode modeling engine

▷Three channels: clean, rhythm and lead, each with fully separated controls

▷Mono / Stereo processing support

▷Selectable oversampling rate (up to 8x)

▷Global input / output level controls

▷Double precision (64-bit) floating point mathematical model

▷Fully automatable controls

▷Ignite Amps proprietary preset management system with bank file import/export functions


Support : VST / VST3 / AU





III. CYPRESS TT-15

Black Rooster Audio‘s guitar amp head emulation meticulously modeled after a very versatile, yet uniquely sounding low wattage amplifier. the Cypress TT-15 will be great for a clean through crunchy guitar tones or biting, distorted lead sounds. It also includes a simple 2x12 cabinet simulation that can be bypassed if you prefer other solutions or if you‘re feeding into an external power amp/cabinet stage.


Features

▷ Authentic Circuit Emulation

▷ SSE2 Optimized Code

▷ Auto Adjusted Oversampling

▷ High DPI Support


Support : 32-bit & 64-bit VST/AU/AAX plugin formats for Windows & Mac OS).





IV. ACE



Ace is a true to life emulation of a legendary 1950s, American, all tube, 5W, tweed amp. For added versatility we have added to the model two of the most common amplifier mods: adjustment of the amount of feedback and addition of grid stopper resistors. To complete the picture we included impulse response based speaker emulation.


Simple controls and a conservative CPU usage make ACE easy to use in live settings as well as for re-amping.


Features


▷ Volume goes to 12 just like on the original amp

▷ Adjustable feedback amount.

▷ Model of the circuit with grid stoppers.

▷ Impulse response cab emulation.

▷ Up to 8x oversampling.


Support : 32-bit & 64-bit VST/AU plugin format for Windows & Mac)





V. BLUE CAT AUDIOS FREE AMP

Blue Cat's Free Amp is a completely free guitar amp simulation plug-in offering three amp models created with the acclaimed Blue Cat's Destructor amp simulation modeler.


Inspired by legendary guitar amplifiers from the real world, the included "classic clean", "classic drive" and "modern drive" amp models cover a wide range of guitar amp tones, from clean vintage sounds from the early days of electric guitar to modern high gain metal tones.


Features :


▷ 3 amp models inspired by legendary amplifiers: "classic clean", "classic drive" and "modern drive".

▷ Simulations based on the Destructor dynamic distortion and amp modeling engine.

▷ Load you own cabinet or reverb impulse responses to add color to the amp simulation.

▷ No latency.


Support : macOS - Intel or Apple Silicon processor [Any VST / Audio Unit / AAX compatible application (64-bit) ] | Windows - An SSE2-enabled processor (Pentium 4 or newer) [Any VST / AAX compatible host software (32 or 64 bit).





VI. AMPLITUBE 5 CS



AmpliTube 5 is a ‘lite’ version of AmpliTube5. The Free Version comes with 42 Models including 10 stompbox FX and 5 amps with matching cabs


One of the great things about Amplitube is its ability to be customised before you decide to buy. The realistic tone emulation, the ability to customize, and the simple user interface make Amplitube a great choice .


Features


▷ FREE version of AmpliTube with 42 models including 10 stompbox FX and 5 amps with matching cabs

▷ More models can be added à la carte using Gear Credits or regular currency

▷ Includes officially authorized models of legendary guitar and bass gear brands

▷ Choose from over 400 individual models of gear from the world's top manufacturers

▷ Industry-leading accuracy and realism with IK’s award-winning DIM™, DSM™ and new VIR™ technology


Support - Mac/Win standalone and plug-in (AAX, VST and AU) with native compatibility for 64-bit applications and operating systems






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