Black Friday 2020: Best plugin deals for producers
We round up the best deals for producers, engineers and musicians for Black Friday 2020
It's the most wonderful time of the year – cheap plugins. And after the year that was 2020, everyone deserves a Black Friday discount and to stay creative over the Xmas period and beyond. We've rounded up the best Black Friday 2020 deals on plugins and software, including Native Instruments, FL Studio, Waves and Output Sounds. Read below for links to every deal and keep coming back to this page as we update the list. Most of the sales run beyond Black Friday weekend, which starts on Nov 27th, so just keep an eye on when they expire. Happy downloading.
70% off SoundToys
Our friends at Plugin Boutique have got some hefty discounts for Black Friday this year, including an amazing 70% off the full SoundToys bundle – coming in at £189 for 14 plugins. You can also buy them individually, starting at £24.95 each. A no-brainer.
50% off Arturia plugins
Super synth plugin modellers and FX dons are offering up to half price on some of their wares. Their highly-rated synth Pigments 2 is among the mix offered at £89, as well as their FX collection and V Collections, both half price too. Get involved.
Up to 95% off iZotope plugins
You can get a huge 95% off iZotope’s Holiday Bundle which includes RX Elements, Nectar Elements and Ozone Elements, down from $1,211 to $49. A fair discount we think. Elsewhere you can pick up the excellent Neutron for $199, down from $399 and Ozone Advanced is now $249, down from $499. Get those deals here.
Up to 91% off at Waves
The sale experts at Waves know a thing or two about discounts, and their Black Friday period is always a popular one. This year is no exception, with up to 91% off their Horizon bundle, down from $3,999 to $349. You can also get big discounts on individual plugin faves like Abbey Road Mastering for $29, H-Delay for $39. NLS for $49 and Abbey Road Chambers for $39. As always with Waves there are loads to choose from, so find out more here. They're also offering two free plugins for every purchase on Cyber Monday, including their new CLA-Epic delay and reverb plug.
50% off 190+ products at Native Instruments
NI has launched their Cyber Season, offering 50% off over 190 products including Traktor Pro 3, Massive X, Kontakt 6, Battery 4 and a whole load of expansions and FX plugs. It’s a good time to buy NI – get the deals here.
Loopmasters – Three months of Loopcloud for £3
Sample experts Loopmasters are offering access to their revered Loopcloud service – a cloud-based sample plugin that gives you access to the whole of Loopmasters’ library in your DAW – for three months for £3. That means you can get a Loopcloud Artist subscription which includes 100 points per month and a free Bass Masters plugin worth £89. Tidy. They've also now added up to 80% off sample bundles, here.
35% off all software at Output
Makers of top-quality plugins and studio furniture, Output is offering 35% off its range including the ultra-popular Exhale and Analog Strings. The bundle is on sale too, down to £494 from £2,278. Here it is.
55% off FL Studio All Plugins Edition
Image-Line has announced that they’re offering the full version of FL Studio 20 that includes all the plugins. It usually costs £670 but can be yours for £305. Bargain.
10% off the new ROLI Lumi
ROLI's newly announced light up MPE keyboard controller Lumi Studio Keys is the world's first controller keyboard pitch-bend and polyphonic aftertouch per key. It usually costs £299 but can be yours from £269 and it's available from January 2021.
Save 20% on Ableton Live 10 ad get a free upgrade to Live 11
As we announced a few weeks ago, Ableton Live 11 is now in the beta phase and will be released to its very keen public in early 2021. Ableton is offering a 20% discount on Live 10, and a free update to 11 once it's available. The cheapest way to get your hands on Live 11.
Black November: 58% off at Softube
Softube has been running various offers and discounts since the start of November, changing their outgoings every weekend. At the moment, you can get 58% off their Drawmer compressor and 55% off their SSL EQ clone. More to come, too.
50% off Serato Studio and Sample
DJ and production software makers Serato are giving you half price off their beat-making Studio software and their purpose-built sampler plugin Sample, both reduced to $49 from $99. Get them here.
Spitfire Audio – Up to 80% Off
Our friends at Spitfire Audio have launched their Black Friday sale – The Black Weekend, starting Thursday, November 26th. You can save up to 80% on collections, as well as up to 40% on individual products and 40% off their collaboration with BBC Symphony Orchestra. If you're looking for epic sounds, look no further.
Sensel Morph – Up to $170 off
Sensel are markers of creative controllers with unique interfaces for making and controlling music. Their main hardware the Morph is $50 off, but can be up to $170 off when bundled with Audio Damage synths, which includes three different VST instruments and 120 free lessons on Melodica. Get it here.
Up to 72% off uJam
uJam was founded by two heavyweight music figures – Hans Zimmer and Pharrell. Their plugins cover beatmakers, songwriters, guitarists, bassists and more, with sampler instruments covering synthwave, hip hop, orchestral and FX. With those two names on board, it's a no-brainer.