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Stay-at-home deals: updated Friday 1st May


Software to keep you sane during self-isolation

Staying sane during social isolation isn't easy, but a number of software companies have stepped up to the plate to offer either discounts or price-waiving on some of their audio tools, or in some cases generous demo terms that let you use their premium software for free for an extended period.

We're getting news of offers sent to us all the time and we'll try and be as inclusive as possible, but if you know of any special offers that we've not listed here, please feel free to email the SOS news desk at

Alan Parsons Art & Science of Sound Recording

Alan Parsons Art & Science of Sound Recording series of educational videos is available for a new low price to help you self-educate while youre stuck at home. You can stream the complete set an unlimited number of times for just $49, or get unlimited downloads for just $99.

Antelope Audio

As part of their Together We Create initiative, Antelope Audio are offering $1000 worth of vouchers to spend on their DSP-powered plug-ins to anyone who buys a Discrete 4 Synergy Core, Discrete 8 Synergy Core, Orion Studio Synergy Core, Zen Studio Synergy Core, or Orion 32+ Gen 3 interface between now and the end of May. Existing owners of those interfaces will be eligible to receive a $200 voucher.


90 day trials of Logic Pro X and Final Cut Pro X available now.


Currently offering 50% OFF Analog Classic software instruments. iSpark iPad app free until end of April, Pigments soft synth free to use until July 3rd.

Axsens Music

German DJ and producer Jon Sine has, through his record label, released a free Quarantine Kit sample library, which contains over 500 samples and sound files, including loops, one-shots and Serum patches.

Black Rooster Audio

Black Rooster are offering the Stay At Home bundle, which includes every plug-in they make, for a massive 90% discount. Thats $95 instead of $950, and theyre giving 10% of all profits from the bundle to the WHOs Covid-19 Response Fund.

Cherry Audio

Voltage Modular Nuclear starter pack is now available completely free, plus discounts on third-party modules via the Voltage Modular online shop.


60% off ALL products, and a reduced annual price of $199 for a Composer Cloud subscription.

Kali Audio

Price drop announced on the LP-8 monitor - which now costs just $199 per speaker.

Moog Music

Download Moog's Minimoog Model D iOS app for free (app normally sells for $4.99).

Nugen Audio

Plug-in makers Nugen are offering 20% off their entire software range, as well as a two-month licence extension on select plug-ins for users with iLok authorisation.

Plugin Alliance

Free 30 day trials of ANY of their plug-ins (all 124 of them!), and all previous trials have been reset, so you can still try out software if you've used a trial version before.

Prime Loops

Lockdown loop library released for free! Contains 100 individual loops, or 280MB of audio content.


Online production school Protege is offering a free week of premium tuition, led by multi-award-winning producer/composer duo Richard Schrieber and Vikram Gudi.


Throughout May, and to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the HS 280 Pro, Sennheiser are offering their classic closed-back design for a reduced price of 79 (in the EU).

Solid State Logic

SSL have released a new affordable plug-in bundle called Native Essentials, which comprises their acclaimed Bus Compressor and ChannelStrip processors. Its available for just $4.99 a month.

Sonarworks & SCV

Sonarworks and their UK distributors, SCV, are offering a 20% discount on their acclaimed headphone- and room-correction software suites. The discount applies to pretty much every version of Sonarworks, from the Monoprice headphones-plus-software bundle to the pro Sonarworks Reference 3 package. But youll have to be quick: the reduced price is only available from 24th-27th April.


New Balancer auto-level-setting plug-in released free of charge. In addition, they're giving away a free 80's-style arcade game, and whoever gets the highest score on it each day wins one of Sonible's premium plug-ins!


The Effect Rack, a multi-effects plug-in that includes some of Soundtoys most-loved effects (including Echo Boy and Decapitator) will be completely free to use up until 30th June.


In keeping with the spirit of self-isolation, Steinberg are offering a generous 50% discount on their VST Connect remote-recording software tool, until 30th June.

Sweetwater & iZotope

US customers can get a copy of iZotopes acclaimed Ozone Elements 9 absolutely free, thanks to a tie-in with online retailers Sweetwater.

Synchro Arts

Throughout May, Synchro Arts are offering their acclaimed ReVoice Pro and VocAlign Pro time-alignment software for half its usual price. In addition, all owners of existing licences for their software will receive an extra 90-day licence for free, to help out users who have been ill and thus unable to use their software.

Two Notes

Until May 11th, guitar-amp modelling experts Two Notes are giving away lifetime licences for their Wall Of Sound cabinet and miking simulation plug-in. Wall Of Sound includes seven virtual cab models plus their room- and mic-position simulting technology.
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