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What are the best Guitar Rig alternatives?

Native Instruments Guitar Rig is a truly legendary guitar suite for PC and Mac. With intricately modeled sound that's hard to match, it's amazing there would be so many outstanding alternatives. Those alternatives span all major platforms, most commonly Mac and Windows. Linux suites are generally open-source.

Guitar Rig shines with stunning graphics and accurate models of real hardware. Finding alternatives is easier with feature filters like intuitive interface, realistic graphics and of course, realistic modeling.

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  1. AmpliTube icon

    AmpliTube

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    28 alternatives to AmpliTube 

    Guitar Amp & FX modeling plug-in

    • Amp, Stomp, Cabinet + Mic, Rack FX modeling • 160 included gear models • 51 Stompbox effects • 31 Amp models • 46 Cabinet emulations incl. rotary speaker • 15 Microphone models • 17 Rack effects • 8 series/parallel rigs with mono/true stere.

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    Almost everyone thinks AmpliTube is a great alternative to Guitar Rig.
  2. Guitarix icon

    Guitarix

    • Linux
    • BSD
    35 alternatives to Guitarix 

    Guitarix is a simple Linux Rock Guitar Amplifier for JACK Audio Connection Kit with one input and two outputs. Designed to get nice thrash/metal/rock/blues guitar sounds.

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    Most users think Guitarix is a great alternative to Guitar Rig.


  3. Rakarrack icon

    Rakarrack

    • Linux
    • JACK Audio Connection Kit
    28 alternatives to Rakarrack 

    Rakarrack is a richly featured multi-effects processor emulating a guitar effects pedalboard. Effects include compressor, expander, noise gate, graphic equalizer, parametric equalizer, exciter, shuffle, convolotron, valve, flanger, dual flange, chorus, musicaldelay, arpie, echo...

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    Most users think Rakarrack is a great alternative to Guitar Rig.
  4. ToneLib GFX icon

    ToneLib GFX

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    27 alternatives to ToneLib GFX 

    ToneLib-GFX is a collection of guitar amps, speaker cabinets and effects implemented in software for use with your computer, Windows PC or MAC. The software comes as a Standalone Application and as plug-ins for use with the most popular DAW (digital audio workstation) recording...

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    Awesomely made built-in presets of classic guitar sounds and a good number of pedals, cabinets, etc. to create your own sounds

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    most authentic analog sounding amp and effects processor

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  5. Waves GTR icon

    Waves GTR

    • Mac
    • Windows
    22 alternatives to Waves GTR 

    From Fender® to Marshall®, Mesa/Boogie® to Vox®, and more, Waves has captured the world’s hottest vintage and contemporary amps, using revolutionary sampling techniques that go way beyond standard modeling.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsWaves GTR can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  6. Deplike Guitar Effects & Amps icon

    Deplike Guitar Effects & Amps

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Mac
    • Windows
    27 alternatives to Deplike Guitar Effects & Amps 

    Deplike lets you enjoy a full studio guitar setup from your phone and tablet. Install Deplike and get your dream pedalboard, amps and cabinets in your pocket.

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    Tonebridge

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    28 alternatives to Tonebridge 

    Play your favorite songs in their original sound using your phone or tablet! It's a whole new experience in learning songs.

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  8. go-dsp-guitar icon

    go-dsp-guitar

    • Windows
    • Linux
    13 alternatives to go-dsp-guitar 

    A cross-platform multichannel multi-effects processor for electric guitars and other instruments. - andrepxx/go-dsp-guitar

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  9. iShred LIVE icon

    iShred LIVE

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    27 alternatives to iShred LIVE 

    Killer effects and tools for your guitar, iShred LIVE puts you in control of an amp simulator with variable overdrive, and starts you with two free effects, the HK-2000 digital delay and Q-36 Space Modulator/Flanger, and a built-in noise gate and filter.

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  10. GNUitar icon

    GNUitar

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    27 alternatives to GNUitar 

    GNUitar is guitar effects software that allows you to use your PC as guitar processor.

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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer updated and the official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.3.2, released in May 2005, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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