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’ […]

Camel Crusher by Camel Audio 10s Review

Type: Distortion Did I Keep It: Yes Do I Use it: Yes One Word Description: Sandy Features: Distortion, Tube, Mech, Compressor, Phat Mode, Cutoff, Res, Mix/Wet, Randomize Instalation: Super easy Sonic Awesomeness: 10/10 Versatility: 9/10 Interface: 10/10 Stability: 10/10 CPU Usage: 10/10 Price: Free (Download here)

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 […]

Overtoner by Rebel Audio 10s Review

Type: Distortion Did I Keep It: No Do I Use it: Never One Word Description: Mediocre Features: 13 Different Kinds of Distortion, Dry/Wet, 2 Filters. Instalation: Super Easy Sonic Awesomeness: 3/10 Versatility: 5/10 Interface: 4/10 Stability: 7/10 CPU Usage: 10/10 Price: Free (Download here) Bug: Sometimes knobs don’t turn well

Babyblue by MGF Audio 10s Review

Type: Distortion Did I Keep It: Yes Do I Use it: Yeah One Word Description: Surprising Features: 10 Different Kinds of Distortion, Mix/Wet, Phase Inverter Instalation: Super Easy Sonic Awesomeness: 8/10 Versatility: 10/10 Interface: 6/10 Stability: 8/10 CPU Usage: 10/10 Price: Free (Download here)

Qontrol by Sound-Base Audio 10s Review

Type: Distortion Did I Keep It: No Do I Use it: Never One Word Description: Noisy Features: Clipper, Fuzzer, Static, Wet/Dry Instalation: Super Easy Sonic Awesomeness: 1/10 Versatility: 1/10 Interface: 5/10 Stability: 8/10 CPU Usage: 10/10 Price: Free (Download here)