Fretted Synth Audio

The plug-ins on this page are created by Joseph DeHelian of Fretted Synth Audio.

Since the Fretted Synth website is currently not available you can download the plug-ins from rekkerd.org, including the FreeAmp series of multi guitar amp effects, phase distortion synth PhazOsc, VA synth and SoundFont & sample player Safron, drum instrument SoftDrum, and many more.

The Fretted Synth instruments and effects are available to download as freeware VST plug-ins for Windows PC.

Note: these plug-ins require the use of a VST host program. If you need a free one, check Cantabile Lite, VST Host, or here for more options.

TitleDescription
 3rd BassBass Amp Sim with multi effectsscreenshot
 Auto MIDIDesigned to take an audio signals velocity/loudness and turn it into a continuous controller value of 0-127screenshot
 ChimpFirst guitar amp sim, designed for a synth but works well with guitar even if not designed for a guitarscreenshot
 Drive 5Guitar amp sim with need of a speaker emulator, KVR developer challenge 1 entryscreenshot
 Drive StompGuitar drive pedalscreenshot
 Drum DirectionOld drum pad to MIDI plugin. Takes a piezo type drum pad and converts it to a MIDI note and velocity valuescreenshot
 Echo 2005Kind of tape like delayscreenshot
 FreeAmp 3 AmpVersion three of freeamp with no effects. NOTE all versions of freeamp are differentscreenshot
 FreeAmp 3 FullFreeamp3 with effects pedals and rack. NOTE all versions of freeamp are differentscreenshot
 FreeAmp 2.5Guitar amp simulator with effects. NOTE all versions of freeamp are differentscreenshot
 FreeAmp SE 1.5The original freeamp from way back when. NOTE all versions of freeamp are differentscreenshot
 GatePlusNoise gate with an envelope function, comes in many flavors including a side chain versionscreenshot
 GCBS4 (Guitar Controlled Bass Synth)The update to mono guitar/audio triggered synth for bass tonesscreenshot
 GuitSyn SEMono guitar/audio triggered synthscreenshot
 Helian BassTwo bass amp simulatorsscreenshot
 Helian CP75Simple guitar amp simscreenshot
 Helian FS12Simple guitar amp simscreenshot
 Helian FU22Simple guitar amp simscreenshot
 JunctionSimple mono audio to MIDI pluginscreenshot
 PDP PackUpdate to DrumDirection. Takes a piezo type drum pad and converts it to a MIDI note and velocity value. Also comes in versions with internal velocity split wave layers. KVR developer challenge 3 entryscreenshot
 PhazoscPhase distortion synth, comes in mono guitar/audio triggered synth and six voice VSTi versionscreenshot
 S2VA (Safron Pro)Mono guitar/audio triggered synth with two virtual analog oscillatorsscreenshot
 SafFron 2LSame as S2VA with one oscillator that loads .sf2 (sound fonts). Comes with example files and .fxbscreenshot
 SafFron 2WSame as S2VA with one oscillator that loads up to four velocity split .wav files (wave files). Comes with example files and .fxbscreenshot
 SafFronSEAn update to the original SafFron MIDI triggered sound font synth with a beautiful UI by Vera Kinter (ArtVera)screenshot
 SlowBeerNoise gate for guitar with an envelope function, comes in many flavors including a side chain versionscreenshot
 SoftDrum SFDrum plugin designed to load .sf2 files. Comes with example files and .fxbscreenshot
 SoftDrum LTDDrum plugin designed to load up to four velocity split .wav files (wave files)screenshot
 StringSculptor2Older space sounding mono guitar/audio triggered synthscreenshot
 TramplerTrigger wave files with an audio sourcescreenshot
 TrippLeadOlder space sounding mono guitar/audio triggered synthscreenshot
 VerbishFirst attempt at a reverbscreenshot
 WAH_ml2Wah effect designed for the guitarscreenshot
 Wah StompWah effect designed for the guitarscreenshot
 WAHtWah effect designed for the guitarscreenshot