Top 5 Free Distortion Plugins

1. Flextron by AXP The moment I heard this plugin I was like ‘Are you serious? Is this really a free plugin?!’ This amp simulator sounds so much better than even paid ones I own, and it offers beautiful, deep distortion that will give great character to your tracks. You can choose between the ‘tube’ […]

California Sun by Freetortion 10s Review

Type: Amp/Sim / Overdrive / Distortion Did I Keep It: No Do I Use it: Too buggy although it sounds great One Word Description: Sunny Features: Clean amp, Overdrive, Low, High, Level Drive Instalation: Super easy Sonic Awesomeness: 8/10 Versatility: 4/10 Interface: 6/10 Stability: 2/10 CPU Usage: 10/10 Price: Free (Download here) Bug: It sometimes mutes, and you have to restart your DAW so that it […]

Softdrive GV by AXP 10s Review

Type: Amp / Distortion Did I Keep It: Yes Do I Use it: Why not? One Word Description: Marshall Features: 2 Tweakable Kinds of Overdrive, Oversampling, EQ. Instalation: Easy Sonic Awesomeness: 9/10 Versatility: 7/10 Interface: 10/10 Stability: 10/10 CPU Usage: 6/10 (You can turn HQ and Leds off to make it lighter) Price: Free (Download here)

Flextron by AXP 10s Review

Type: Amp / Distortion Did I Keep It: Yes! Do I Use it: Yes One Word Description: Beastly Features: Tube, Overdrive, Distortion, Oversampling, Limiter Instalation: Easy Sonic Awesomeness: 10/10 Versatility: 6/10 Interface: 9/10 Stability: 9/10 CPU Usage: 3/10 (again! beastly!) Price: Free (Download here)