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Six Free Piano Libraries - 2023



Here are Six Free Piano Libraries you can check out in 2023


  1. Grand Piano By Audiolatry


Grand Piano is a free virtual piano instrument plugin (ROMpler) featuring a sampled Yamaha C5 6’7″ Grand Piano.

The original samples (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license) were recorded by Alexander Holm [axeldenstore (at) gmail (dot) com] with two AKG c414 condenser microphones placed in an AB position at around 12 centimeters above the strings. He captured both the piano sound and keys release noises as separate multi-samples. All the samples were captured in 48kHz 24bit audio quality.

Grand Piano features 16 velocity layers, hence the 1.19 GB size on the disk. The deep sampling provides realism and captures the authenticity of the instrument.

Moving on to the interface, there are 4 effect modules (reverb, chorus, delay & motion/tremolo), an ADSR envelope, and volume knobs for the piano sound and keys release noises.

Grand Piano supports various plugin formats, making it compatible with popular digital audio workstations (DAWs) and music production software. With its low CPU usage and efficient performance, it ensures smooth integration into any project without compromising the overall system performance.


System Support

  • Windows 8.1 64-bit to Windows 11 64-bit [ VST2 or VST3 64-bit host ]

  • macOS El Capitan to Ventura [VST2, VST3 or AU 64-bit host]




2.Basic Piano By Decent Sampler


The Decent Samples plugin is a FREE sample player plugin that allows you to play sample libraries in the DecentSampler format (files with extensions: dspreset and dslibrary). It is available in the following formats:


System Support


Windows (32-bit/64-bit): VST, VST3, AAX, Standalone

Mac (Intel & M1): VST, VST3, AU, AAX, Standalone

Linux (Intel 64-bit): VST, VST3, Standalone

iOS: AUv3, Standalone





3. Piano Tone 6oo by Sample Science


Pianotone 600 is a plugin based on the analog piano sound of a 1970s electronic keyboard, the Jen Pianotone 600. VOX also did their own version of the Pianotone 600. The original instrument doesn't have touch sensitivity, and because of this, Pianotone 600 comes with two modes: original and amplitude velocity.


Features

  • The original Pianotone 600 sound

  • Multi-LFO

  • Room reverb

  • Highpass/Lowpass filter

  • Amplitude range controls

  • 3 voice modes: polyphonic, monophonic, and legato

System Support


Windows 8.1/10/11 or macOS El Capitan and up

64-bit VSTi/VST3/AUi Host






4.Piano One By Sound Magic


Piano One comes from the Yamaha C7 concert grand, a true workhorse in the professional piano world, appearing on famous concert stages, in international competitions and in prestigious music events throughout the world.

Piano One SE comes with a vintage upright piano, which as a special style of sound. Compared with grand pianos, it has a more home and familiar feelings.

By utilizing the Sound Magic Hybrid Modelling Engine, Piano One offers both the Realistic Sound of Sampling and the Playability of Modelling. Hybrid Modelling provides an instantaneous feeling – no delay – and a truer and richer sound than can be created with either sampling or modelling alone.


System Support

VST on Windows (32Bit&64Bit) and VST and AU on Mac (32Bit&64Bit)






5.Quiet Piano by Quiet Music


Quiet Piano is a free Grand Piano, specially designed to create Relaxing Music, Meditation Music, Ambient Music, Lo-Fi Beats, Etc


Features:

  • 8 Multi-Sampled Presets

  • 64 Bit

  • LP Filter

  • ADSR Controls

System Support


Windows 8.1/10/11 [VST/VST3 host (64-bit)]

OS X 10.13.6 And Above [AU/VST/VST3 host (64-bit)]






6. Thru-Zero E-Piano By OSC Audio


Thru-Zero E-Piano is a collection of analog oscillator samples, morphed, and tweaked to bring you a unique sounding e-piano that will shine in all of your mixes.


System Support

Windows, macOS, iOS, Linux

VST2/3, AU, AAX





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