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Free Kontakt Alternatives

The best free alternative to Kontakt is Carla, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Kontakt and seven of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Kontakt are LinuxSampler, TX16Wx, Grace Sampler and Soundplant.

Kontakt alternatives are mainly Music Production Apps but may also be Soundboards or Digital Audio Workstations. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Kontakt.
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  1. Carla icon

    Carla

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    43 alternatives to Carla 

    Carla is an audio plugin host, with support for many audio drivers and plugin formats. It has some nice features like automation of parameters via MIDI CC (and send output back as MIDI too) and full OSC control.

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    1.  Support for VST PluginsCarla support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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    LinuxSampler

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    48 alternatives to LinuxSampler 

    LinuxSampler - free, open source pure software audio sampler with professional grade features.

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    1.  Support for MIDILinuxSampler includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
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    Most users think LinuxSampler is a great alternative to Kontakt.
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  3. TX16Wx

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    9 alternatives to TX16Wx 

    TX16Wx Software Sampler is a plug-in for the creative musician, inspired and modeled after the best hardware samplers with all the ease and new exiting features modern software brings.

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    Grace Sampler

    7 alternatives to Grace Sampler 

    Software sampler VST.

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    Soundplant

    • Mac
    • Windows
    27 alternatives to Soundplant 

    Soundplant is a digital audio performance tool that turns the computer keyboard into a versatile, low latency sound trigger and playable instrument. Via drag-and-drop, easily assign sound files of any format and unlimited size onto 72 keyboard keys, for hours of...

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    1.  Live PerformanceListen to and adjust your music productions with Soundplant based on incoming audio in real time.
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      H. G. Fortune VST Synthesizers

      9 alternatives to H. G. Fortune VST Synthesizers 

      Collection of VSTi instruments released as freeware on Archive.org.

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      Decent Sampler

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      2 alternatives to Decent Sampler 

      The Decent Samples plugin is a FREE sample player plugin that allows you to play sample libraries in the DecentSampler format (files with extensions: dspreset and dslibrary).

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