free compressor plugins

Best free 1176 plugins: That classic 1176 sound without spending a cent

Looking for a great free 1176 plugin? In this article we dive into five of the best freeware versions around!

Best free Fairchild plugins: Get that classic sound without spending a penny

As far as legendary compressors go, few stand in myth like the venerable Fairchild. So let’s explore the best free Fairchild plugins.

Best free LA2A compressor plugins: Get that classic sound without paying a penny

In the audio world, a few compressors are notorious for their timeless sound -- like the LA2A. Here are some of the best free LA2A plugins.