Best Filter VST PluginsHello Composers! Mike here, with a quick guide on the Best Filter VST Plugins. =)

Filters are used to shape the frequency focus, tone and character of your sounds. From warm and mellow, to bright and airy, and everything in between.

You can also use filters with automation and modulation to add movement into your sounds. For example slowly opening up the filter to build up energy.

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All in all, filters are amazing for shaping the overall sound of your instruments.

But which Filter VST Plugin (or plugin bundle) should you choose? Well, here is my complete list of recommendations for you (in no particular order):

Best Filter VST Plugins (Top List)

  1. FilterFreak (Soundtoys)
  2. Volcano 2 (Fabfilter)
  3. WOW 2 (Sugar Bytes)
  4. SEM-Filter (Arturia)
  5. Mini-Filter (Arturia)
  6. M12-Filter (Arturia)
  7. The Orb (AudioThing)

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