What are the best Guitar Rig alternatives in 2021?

    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.

    This page was last updated Jul 21, 2021

      • Mac
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      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
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      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.
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      Almost everyone thinks AmpliTube is a great alternative to Guitar Rig.
    1. 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.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • JACK Audio Connection Kit
      Rakarrack is a richly featured multi-effects processor emulating a guitar effects pedalboard.
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      Most users think Rakarrack is a great alternative to Guitar Rig.
    2. ToneLib-GFX is a collection of guitar amps, speaker cabinets and effects implemented in software for use with your computer, Windows PC or MAC.
      ToneLib GFX vs Guitar Rig opinions
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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
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      zepshtain most authentic analog sounding amp and effects processor
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    3. Deplike is a portable Android guitar amp and guitar effects processor, a full-featured guitar rig in your pocket.
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    4. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Play your favorite songs in their original sound using your phone or tablet! It's a whole new experience in learning songs. IT’S LIKE MAGIC
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    5. A cross-platform multichannel multi-effects processor for electric guitars and other instruments.
      • FreeProprietary
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      GNUitar is guitar effects software that allows you to use your PC as guitar processor. It includes the following effects: wah-wah, sustain, distortion, reverberator, echo, delay, tremolo, vibrato, and chorus/flanger.

      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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