Shortcircuit Sampler Alternatives

    Shortcircuit Sampler is described as 'Shortcircuit was created as a reaction against the ongoing trend where software samplers are being designed with the primary intent of library playback'. There are eight alternatives to Shortcircuit Sampler for Windows, Mac, Linux and BSD. The best alternative is LinuxSampler, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Shortcircuit Sampler are UVI Falcon (Paid), Kontakt (Paid), Grace Sampler (Free) and H. G. Fortune VST Synthesizers (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 7, 2021

    1. LinuxSampler - free, open source pure software audio sampler with professional grade features.
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    2. The intersection of sampling and synthesis. Falcon is a virtual instrument with 15 oscillators including analog, FM, wavetable, granular, … , 80+ effects, powerful modulation generators, scriptable event processors and more. Load as a stand-alone software or a DAW plug-in.
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    3. KONTAKT 5 takes a bold leap forward with 37 new filters, four new on-board studio effects, updated time-stretching, a new instrument bus system and more.
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    5. HGFortune - Nearly Forgotten Gems - Pro versions now Freeware. Collection of software synthesizers by H. G. Fortune (official site now defunct) released as freeware on Internet Archive


      • FreemiumProprietary
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      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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    6. VSampler transforms your PC into a 255 voice polyphonic software sampler that is able to use any recorded sound as a musical instrument. It provides all of the classical sampler features in excellent sound quality, and also offers you a multitude of unique new opportunities.
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      • Windows
      The universal sampler for creative music production.
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