Plugins (VST, AU, RTAS) for 8-bit sound

To use these virtual 8-bit sound synthesizers and effects, you need a plugin host like FL Studio, Renoise or others... For info, SAVIhost is a good free standalone VST plugin host for Windows. Perfect to test VST plugins !

3Li73 Reducer 2 [windows/mac, VST/AU] by Virtual Creations
FX (Bitcrusher), Free Download >>> 3Li73_Reducer_2.zip
3Li73 Reducer 2This is a very compact bit/rate-reducer vst effect with pre- and after cutoff filters.

[mp3] audio demo by Virtual Creations

Bitsmacker [mac, AU] by Max Citron
FX (Bitcrusher), Free Download >>> Bitsmacker.zip
BitsmackerThe Bitsmacker is a digital distortion swiss army knife for applying digital crust to your otherwise pristine audio signal. It Can simulate vintage samplers, classic video game systems, and other lo-fi paraphenalia. At extreme settings, it warps your audio with power you couldn't get from a stomp box or full stack.

C700 [windows/mac, VST/AU] by PPSE
INST, Free Download >>> C700.zip
C700It emulates SPC700 (the S-SMP's integrated 8-bit CPU core manufactured by Sony with an instruction set similar to that of the MOS Technology 6502 (as used in the Commodore 64 and Vic 20, Apple II, BBC Micro and the original NES). You can import .spc super nintendo music track and use the instruments contained.

[mp3] audio demo by Jimmy52905

Chip32 [windows/mac, VST/AU] by Sam
INST, Free Download >>> Chip32.zip
Chip32This virtual synth produces old school electronical sounds and features a graphical wavetable editor. Chip32 has many midi control options, described in the readme. Additionally, there are an ADSR envelope, a basic filter and a bitcrusher. Good to emulate Nintendo Entertainment System (NES/Famicom) soundchip !

[mp3] audio demo by DjKlzonez

Decimator [windows/mac, VST/AU] by ApulSoft
FX (Bitcrusher), Free Download >>> Decimator.zip
DecimatorDecimator is a little effect plugin that consists of a bit quantizer and sample rate reducer followed by a LP/HP filter. Midi-controllable.

Magical 8bit Plug [windows/mac, VST/AU] by YMCK
INST, Free Download >>> Magical_8bit_Plug.zip
Magical 8bit PlugOld consoles soundchip emulation. Sound is good to emulate Nintendo NES/Famicom. Note : It has not his own interface : It uses the interface of your plugin host.

[mp3] audio demo by 8-BITchin'tendo

Plogue Chipsounds [windows/mac, VST/AU/RTAS] by Plogue
INST, Commercial
Plogue ChipsoundsOld consoles soundchip emulation. It emulates the 2A03, AY-3-8910, DMG-CPU, P8244, POKEY, SID (MOS Technology 6581 and 8580), SN76489, TED, TIA, UVI and VIC-I soundchips.

[mp3] audio demo by Eric Patenaude

quadraSID [windows/mac, VST/AU] by reFX
INST, Commercial
quadraSIDCommodore 64 (C64) soundchip emulation. It emulates the SID (MOS Technology 6581) soundchip and more.

[mp3] audio demo by Rob Hubbard

TAL-Bitcrusher [windows/mac, VST/AU] by Patrick Kunz
FX (Bitcrusher), Free Download >>> TAL-Bitcrusher.zip
TAL-BitcrusherTAL-Bitcrusher is a common bitcrusher with some useful additions. There is a low- and highshelf EQ and a noise cross modulator included. Its maybe useful on drums, especially hats and for distorted leads.

TBK2 [windows/mac, VST/AU/RTAS] by Sonalksis Ltd.
FX (Bitcrusher), Commercial
TBK2TBK2 is efficient, intuitive and direct - and therefore very simple to use, providing great results with minimal effort, the interface and the options provided makes it easy to achieve a variety of sonic effects including, but not limited to downsampling, bitcrushing, clipping.

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