A large online archive features a host of VST plugins and virtual instruments for free download.
Spanning a massive range of legal free VST plugins, audio recording software, music loops and free sounds, the aptly-titled VST Planet is available here.
Best of all, accompanying many of the plug-ins and resources are clear, helpful demos for newcomers and dab hands alike.
Waves Audio recently announced a new soft synth called Flow Motion.
Here's our DJ and prooducer Xmas gift guide for 2018.
In other synth news, a new, downloadable synth simulator allows users to learn how to patch and play a modular synthesiser without having to be in the same room as one.