VST and Directx Plugins

The following software programs support VST & DirectX Effect plugins:


Third party effects will include Vocal Removers, Vocal Isolaters, De-essers, Delay, Echo, Distortion, Overdrive, Amplifier simulators, Compressors, Limiters, EQ, Exciters, Enhancers, Filters, Gates, Imaging, Panning, Lo Fi effects, Mastering plugins, Modulaters, Flangers, Chorus, Tremelo, Noise Removal, Restoration, Pitch Shifters, Reverb, Ring Modulators, Spectral Processors, Tuners and Vocoders to name a few!


Important Note: To install a VST effect, simply put it in your VST folder. If you don't know where your VST folder is, then simply create a new folder and then go into the Preferences of Mixcraft, Spin It Again, or Beatcraft and on the Miscellaneous tab click "Edit VST Effect Folders..." Then add the new VST folder that you created and restart the software. (VST effects are .DLLs and they should be put in your VST folder.)

Effect Type (VST) Download
Kjaerhus Audio Classic Series (FREE!)
Classic Effects Installer!
  • Chorus
  • Compressor
  • Delay
  • EQ
  • Flanger
  • Limiter (Great for mastering)
  • Phaser
  • Reverb
  • Auto-Filter
Kjaerhus Classic Installer (3.2 MB)


(This is included and bundled in Mixcraft 3)

ExtraBoy ( 90 cents download fee. )
Remove Vocals From Songs!
Vocal Remover / Vocal Isolater (VST)
Remove vocals from songs or isolate the vocals.  Great for Karaoke!

By Elevayta

Extra Boy Vocal Removal Plugin (1.3 MB)
RZSvocoder This free VST effect allows you to make your voice sound robotic! Try the various presets for different sounds. Download RZSvocoder (596 KB)
SIR (Super Impulse Response)

Super Impulse Response!

Allows you to make super high quality reverb and model a room or space's reverberation fingerprint exactly.

PLEASE NOTE: While the sound quality is excellent, this VST is not recommended for beginners.


This is a free effect that models acoustic spaces!  For example, you can make it sound like you are in a famous church or amphitheater by going to the location, play a bit of noise, record the sound and then apply that to other recordings.  Luckily, some people have posted free acoustic spaces so you don't have to record them on location!
Download SIR

Download FREE Models For SIR

(Note that you will need a RAR decoding program to extract the Impulse Models )

Also, check out this great web site devoted to audio plug ins: http://www.kvraudio.com/get.php


Noise Reduction plug-ins


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