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Best Free Samplers in 2023

Even though almost all DAW's nowadays comes with a built-in sampler. its always a refreshing change to use something new that might inspire you to create something new!.Here are six free Samplers thats definitely worth checking out in 2023

TX16Wx Software Sampler is a plug-in for the creative musician, inspired and modeled after the best hardware samplers with all the ease and new exiting features of modern software.

Features :

▷ Extensive sound shaping

▷ Unlimited modulation

▷ File browser and active preview

▷ Powerful mapping editor

▷ Record your own samples

▷ Wave editor and beat slicer

Plugin Support - Audio Unit, VST 2 & 3 and AAX format

Momentum by Big Fish Audio is a free plugin from that unlocks the potential of your loops and samples with the next generation of sound sculpting tools.


▷ Slice Effects ▷ Load your own samples

▷ Smart BPM and Key Stretching

▷ Edit with MIDI

▷ One-Shot Engineer

System Support

▷ Windows 8 or higher (64-bit), MacOS 10.14 Mojave or later

Sitala by Decomposser is a free drum plugin and standalone app

Sitala‘s beauty is simplicity. It‘s fast and musical. Six knobs. Sixteen pads. Drag and drop. Playable like instrument.


▷ Editable sample start and end points ▷ Beat Slicing

▷ Automatic Multi-Out in Reaper

▷ 16 Assignable Pads

▷ Built-In File Browser

System Support

▷ MacOs 10.10 or Later (VST/AU/AAX), Windows 32/64 bit, IPad and IPhone, Ubuntu Linux

Grace by One Small Clue is a sampler designed for people who make their own patches.


▷ 2 filters per voice (LP, BP, HP, comb, lofi & ring modulation)

▷ 2 x AHDSR envelopes

▷ 2 x LFOs

▷ 2 x step sequencers

▷ 4 x XY control pads

▷ WAV, AIF and SND formats support

▷ SFZ patch import

▷ Drag and drop sample loading from some DAWs

▷ Browser with sample preview

System Support

▷ 32-bit & 64-bit Windows applications with VST plugin support

Poise by one small clue makes working with drum samples quick and effortless, allowing you to focus on creating music.

Poise features 16 drum pads, with 8 sampler layers per pad. Sample layers have parameters for pitch, volume and balance, as well as amplitude and pitch envelopes. There are several sample switching types including random, velocity and round-robin.

Poise was designed to appear simple at first glance. Poke below the surface and you'll find ways to customise Poise to fit your context.


▷ 16 drum pads

▷ 8 samples per drum pad with various sample switching modes (round-robin, random, layered and velocity split)

▷ Sample browser with preview

▷ Amplitude and pitch envelopes for samples

▷ 8,16,24 and 32 bit WAV, AIF and SND file format support

▷ Drag and drop sample loading

System Support

▷ Windows 32/64 Bit

Scylla by de la Mancha is a multi-layered synthesizer capable of producing synthesized audio combined with playback of custom samples and waveforms.

Three layers of programmable audio sources. Each layer consists of:

▷ Sample player capable of loading full-length samples and custom waveforms.

▷ Oscillator (Dual-OSC with cross-modulation, Morphing OSC, Spectral OSC).

Each sampler features:

▷ Playback: Oscillate, Play-Once, Loop-Release.

▷ Basic audio playback features (normalize, stereo to mono, zero-crossing).

▷ Customizable Loop points.

▷ Granular and Wavetable playback.

▷ Loads any WAV format sample from your own library.

▷ 96MB of sample content, including waveforms, samples and loops.

▷ 128 presets by brian botkiller.

▷ All audio sources have independent tune, volume, and pan.

▷ Ring-Modulation per layer.

▷ Variable stage Filter per Layer.

▷ Adjustable Amp and Filter Envelopes per layer (Envelope contours can be changed).

▷ Layer Assignable Granulator engine.

▷ 2 layer assignable LFO effects for modulating ring-mod, cutoff (filter), and phase of one LF.

▷ Adjustable Global Amp Envelope.

▷ Mix level of each audio source can be adjusted.

▷ Mix level of each layer can be adjusted.

▷ Master Volume.

▷ Each audio source, envelope, ring-mod and filter can be switched off to save CPU.

▷ Midi CC support.

System Support

▷ Windows 32 Bit

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