EVERY. SINGLE. PLUGIN.
Plugin Alliance MEGA Bundle
The Plugin Alliance MEGA Bundle is currently the best deal for a plugin subscription.
I know, we all HATE subscriptions for our creative tools, but this is one that actually delivers VALUE with over a hundred amazing tools that actually sound good and make your mixes better.
I don’t want to push a subscription on anyone, but you really need to do the math to see what it actually costs per plugin, per day, and then figure out if having access to all of these tools would provide more value than the cost.
We have a full run down of cost per plugin here.
You can also purchase the full V1 MEGA Bundle outright for a shocking $7000!
Though, it makes more sense to subscribe since you will get new plugins added to the bundle over time. With the purchased version, you get what you get.
BUT WAIT! There’s MORE!
You also get a $249 voucher when you purchase the YEARLY MEGA Bundle, or subscribe for a straight 12 months with the MONTHLY MEGA Bundle!
Yeah, that’s right, it’s almost like getting PAID to use some of the BEST plugins out there.
Bottom line: there are simply NO better plugin subscription plans available today. PERIOD!
This is the BEST subscription plan currently available when you consider all you get, the quality of the plugins, and the price of the hardware units you would need to re-create the same professional, high-quality sound.
As of May 22, 2020, there are 117 products included with the MEGA Bundle. This number will increase over time, so be sure to check the Plugin Alliance website for the currently included plugins.
Watch the video at the bottom of the page to see ALL of the included plugins in a single video.
With the MEGA Bundle you are getting EQs, compressors, limiters, guitar amps, bass amps, stomps pedals, classic consoles, synths, delays, reverb, fx, and so much more.
Many of the included plugins are modeled after hardware that costs $5,000, $7,000, and even $10,000 or more per unit!
Plus, many of the plugins include something called TMT, or Tolerance Modeling Technology.
What is TMT? Simply put, it’s the thing most other plugins that model hardware are missing!
If you take an SSL 4000 E console for example, each channel will have parts that are slightly (and I do mean slightly) different from each other. This is because there is a TOLERANCE when manufacturing each component that goes into an EQ or Compressor for example.
And it’s exactly these tiny, tiny differences that give you a true “analog sound” (along with proper modeling of course).
In many modeled plugins, like an SSL Console model, only one channel is modeled.
This means when you put it across all your tracks it will probably sound good, but it won’t be like using a real desk, because you are essentially running all your tracks though only ONE modeled channel.
But, with TMT, you can use different modeled channels on each track and when they are combined together…. BOOM!
It sounds so good.
The MEGA Bundle includes the best channel strips based on legendary desks that I have ever heard.
I’m talking about SSL 4000 E and G, a couple awesome Neve consoles, and the rare Focusrite Studio Console.
(The SSL 9000 J was added in April 2020)
The guitar amps and bass amps are the absolute best to date. I have tried almost every amp plugin around, and in over 12 years of using amp plugins, these are the BEST. The Mesa Dual Rectifier feels like the real thing, the Diezel Herbert and VH4 are the best models you will find for those amps. The ENGL E646 VS is brutal and also warm and clean when needed. And that’s just naming a few of the included amps.
The officially approved Ampeg bass amp models have set a new standard (as have the guitar amps).
The elysia EQs and compressors give you the authentic sound of the hardware units, and these units are not cheap!
There are too many plugins to go in-depth with in one article, but below we’ll have pictures of each plugin included as well as a video with sound samples.
Here’s a list of the brands included in the MEGA Bundle:
- Lindell Audio
- DS Audio
- Unfiltered Audio
- ACME Audio
- Maag Audio
- Pro Audio DSP
- Purple Audio
- Shadow Hills
- Dangerous Music
- Louder Than Liftoff
- Dear Reality
- Fiedler Audio
- ADPTER AUDIO
- Black Box Analog Design
As of May 22, 2020 the break down by type of plugin is
- 7 Channel Strips
- 3 Virtual Instruments
- 17 Mix Tools/Trix
- 21 Dynamics
- 17 Equalizers
- 6 Reverb & Delay
- 17 Guitar & Bass
- 10 Pedals & Tools
- 4 3D & Space
- 10 Tone/Character
- 4 Utilities
- 1 Other
For a total of 116 plugins and the Gig Performer 3 plugin host.
New plugins are added to the bundle as they are released, and if you are a current subscriber, you get them for no extra charge, which is pretty cool.
Here’s the current list of everything you get –
Brainworx bx_console Focusrite SC is based on the iconic Focusrite Studio Console. Only 10 of these consoles were ever made. It includes an EQ, compressor/limiter, de-esser, expander/gate, and more. Plus, the included TMT ensures authentic analog sound in the box.
Brianworx bx_console N is based on the incredible Neve VXS analog console. It includes a compressor/limiter, expander/gate, EQ, high and low pass filters, and more. It also features 72 TMT channels to ensure authentic Neve analog tone.
Brainworx bx_console SSL 4000 E and SSL 4000 G
Based on the legendary Solid State Logic 4000 E and G consoles, and officially approved by Solid State Logic. These channels strips each have 72 TMT channels of SSL goodness, EQ, compressor/limiter, expander/gate, filters, and everything else you need to nail that authentic SSL analog sound.
Brainworx bx_console SSL 9000 J
Based on the legendary Solid State Logic 9000 J console, and officially approved by Solid State Logic.
It includes EQ, Dynamics, Gate/Exp, Filters, THD, 72 channels of TMT, and more.
This desk was used on countless hits from the 90’s – 2000’s, and even today.
Lindell ChannelX is a collection of 3 units based on Lindell hardware.
The 6X-500 preamp, the PEX-500 EQ which is based on a Pultec, and the 7X-500 which is based on a 1176 style compressor/limiter. You can even arrange the modules however you want in the rack. And, each of these modules are available as individual plugins.
Lindell Audio 80 Series is based on the iconic Neve 8028 console. It includes preamp, EQ, filters, compressor, gate/expander, and line amp models. Nail the legendary sound of the Neve 1073/1084, 2254, and 1272 right in your DAW. It also includes 32 channels of TMT for the most authentic analog sound.
Brainworx bx_oberhausen is an analog synthesizer based on the Oberheim SEM Synth.
But it goes beyond the hardware to include built in FX, Arpeggiator, TMT, FM, Mid-Side, and more.
DS Thorn is a modern synth instrument built on Spectral Synthesis. It includes over 600 presets to get you started, 3 LFOs, 3 ADSR, 2 Multi-stage Envelopes, built-in effects, Glitch sequencer, and plenty more tools for crafting your sound.
Unfiltered Audio LION is a BEAST. This synthesizer is impressively deep, creative, and sounds amazing.
It features over 20 oscillator modes, tons of built in effects from BYOME, and an unlimited amount of possible sounds.
Brainworx bx_boom lets you quickly tune, attenuate, or boost the impact of your kick drum. You can even use it in a full mix or drum loop.
Brainworx bx_stereomaker is a Mid-Side upmixing plugin that converts any mono signal to stereo and keeps them 100% mono-compatible. This is one of my personal favorite plugins to use on guitars for a wide wall-of-sound in seconds. It works equally as well on piano, vocals, or any mono source.
Brainworx bx_subsynth is based on the dbx 120XP Subharmonic Synth enhanced with Brainworx magic.
It will generate bass frequencies lower than the source to produce thunderous low-end that will rattle windows and shake your bones.
elysia nvelope is a dynamic transient shaper that allows you to enhance or tame the attack and/or sustain of an instrument. Use Dual Band Mode for more targeted frequency processing, and EQ Mode to turn it into a high and low shelf EQ.
Noveltech Vocal Enhancer does just what it says, it enhances vocals with just a few controls that automatically adjusts a complex set of parameters in the back end. With only a few tweaks your vocals can instantly sound pro.
SPL De-Essers include a single band and dual band de-esser plugin. They are some of the most musical sound De-Essers around.
SPL De-Verb Plus allows you to quickly reduce room tone, reverb, the ring of a snare, apparent distance of a mic, or sustain of any instrument with just a couple controls.
SPL Mo-Verb is a sustain enhancement tool. Draw out the ring of a snare, prolong the reverb of a space, or extend the tone of a room for example.
SPL Transient Designer Plus is a transient shaper that allows you to adjust the attack and sustain of a transient independent of level. It’s great on drums & cymbals, guitar, bass, piano, and even strings, vocals and any other source.
SPL DrumXchanger makes drum replacement easy. It comes with almost a Gig of pro samples, or use can load your own drum samples. Completely replace your drums or blend with the original sound to layer.
Unfiltered Audio BYOME or Build Your Own Modular Effect is a collection of over 40 effect modules, with over 400 presets to get you started. Everything from Reverb to Compression, to Pitch shift, to Delay, to glitch and everything in between can be done with BYOME. It’s truly a unique plugin.
Unfiltered Audio TRIAD is BYOMEs multi-band big brother. Process the low, mid, and high with different effects for a truly unique sound. Use everything from reverb, delay, pitch shift, glitch, distortion, EQ, compression, filters, modulation and so much more.
Unfiltered Audio Dent 2 is at its heart a distortion and saturation plugin. But it goes much further by adding LFOs, modulation, different types of distortion, and a bunch of presets to get you going.
Unfiltered Audio Indent 2 is an intuitive saturation & tone plugin with a powerful modulation system.
Unfiltered Audio Fault is a Spectral Shaper that lets you manipulate pitch and time. It also includes LFOs and Modulation for even more interesting effects.
Unfiltered Audio SpecOps is dozens of plugins in one. Glitch, freeze, stutter, expand, stereoize, pitch shift, delay and reverb type effects and more, all with this single plugin.
Unfiltered Audio Zip is a creative compressor and solves complex audio challenges fast. It provides both compression and downwards expansion. It also has unique analysis modes like Amplitude, Quietness, Brightness, Darkness, Noisiness, and Tonalness. Plus, there’s modulation.
ACME Audio Opticom XLA-3 is an optical compressor with harmonic colorization. It’s based on the hardware of the same name.
Brainworx bx_limiter is a low latency highly accurate limiter with saturation on board.
Brainworx bx_masterdesk is a high-end analog mastering system in a single plugin. Literally everything run through this plugin sounds better. It’s one of my favorite plugins of all time. It just sounds good.
Brainworx bx_opto compressor is an optical compressor based on the best aspects from legendary optical compressors and combines them into this single musical compressor.
Brainworx bx_townhouse Buss Compressor is based one of the rarest compressors around. There was only ONE ever made and it was hand-built from SSL console parts. Use it on your mix buss in conjunction with an SSL Console and experience the awesomeness!
Brainworx bx_XL V2 is a Mid-Side Mastering Limiter that lets you apply limiting to the mid low, mid hi, and sides separately as well as a brick wall limiter for the stereo output.
elysia alpha compressor is based on the $10,000 hardware unit. This is a mastering grade compressor with a sophisticated and complete set of dynamic controls. You’ll also get the Mix version which is stripped down and quick to use on individual instruments.
elysia mpressor is a compressor that also provides creative functions. It has a true feed forward design and allows negative ratios. Compress lightly without any artifacts or use it to create heavy pumping and breathing effects.
Lindell Audio 254E is a compressor and limiter based on the legendary Neve 2254E. This thing is drenched in vintage tone.
Lindell Audio 354E is a multi-band compressor based on the Neve 2254E. Use it for mastering or throw it in nuke mode to enlarge individual tracks.
Lindell Audio 7X-500 is a FET compressor with classic 1176 sound. It’s also a part of Lindell ChannelX.
Maag Audio Magnum-K is a dual compressor with parallel EQ, soft limiter, mid-side, and 20 channels of TMT.
Millennia TCL-2 is an optical compressor/limiter with a selectable tube or solid-state signal path. It’s based on the hardware unit.
ProAudioDSP DSM V3 is a dynamic spectrum mapper, compressor, limiter, expander that also allows you to capture the sound of one track and apply it to another track dynamically.
Purple Audio MC77 is a compressor/limiter based on the legendary 1176 but with added modern components.
Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor is based on the $8,000 hardware unit. It has Optical and Discrete compression, three different output transformers, Parallel Mix, Sidechain, and more.
Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor Class A is based on the LIMITED EDITION hardware unit, only 50 were ever made. It has Optical and Discrete compression, three different output transformers, Parallel Mix, Sidechain, and more.
This version is punchier than the classic green version.
SPL Attacker Plus is the same transient shaper taken from the Attack knob of the SPL Transient Designer Plus. Increase the attack of a transient even when mixed at lower levels.
SPL IRON is a variable bias tube compressor with a parallel dual tube circuit, sidechain, six Rectifier settings, TMT, Parallel Mix and a ton more features.
Unfiltered Audio G8 is more than just a standard gate. Use it to create rhythmic patterns or stutter effects, shape transients, and even trigger with MIDI.
Vertigo VSC-2 is called “The Mercedes of VCA Compressors” It’s based on the $6000 hardware version.
The AMEK EQ 200 is a transparent 7 band EQ, inspired by legends like the GML 8200 and vintage SONTEC EQ’s. But it goes further than the hardware with features like Mid-Side, Mono-Maker, and 20 channels of TMT
Brainworx bx_2098 EQ is based on the famous Neve-designed Amek 9098 EQ. It’s a British style EQ with Mid-Side, 20 channels of TMT, THD control and lots of analog tone.
Brainworx bx_cleansweep Pro is a High Pass and Low Pass filter with a spectrum analyzer and different filter types.
Brainworx bx_digital V3 is the mother of Mid-Side EQ. It’s a transparent and accurate EQ with advanced features like Bass and Presence shift, Dynamic Eq, Proportional Q filters, Mono Maker and more.
Brainworx bx_dynEQ V2 is a dynamic Mid-Side equalizer with several different types of filters and advanced features.
Brainworx bx_hybrid V2 is a multi-band EQ with analog style filters, mono maker, stereo width, bass and presence shift, and more.
Brainworx bx_panEQ is a different kind of EQ that allows you to boost or cut at discrete pan positions in the stereo field.
Dangerous Music BAX EQ is a mastering grade Baxandall equalizer with a smooth, clean, and natural sound.
elysia museq is a 2 channel musical sounding parametric equalizer based on the $5000 hardware unit.
Lindell Audio PEX-500 is a musical Pultec style EQ based on the hardware from Lindell. The PEX-500 is also a part of ChannelX.
Lindell Audio TE-100 is based on the Klein & Hummel UE-100 hardware, with 14 tubes powering a single EQ. It’s known for its warm and musical curves and has been described as “a Pultec on steroids”
Louder Than Liftoff Chop Shop is an easy to use EQ that can address tonal issues and sweeten your tracks.
Millennia NSEQ-2 is a mastering grade Parametric EQ with vacuum tube and solid state signal paths.
SPL EQ Ranger Plus is like having 181 EQ modules in one. Choose a genera or instrument and your center frequencies are set and ready to adjust.
SPL Passeq is a passive EQ with 72 filters on six bands per channel, and Mid-Side processing on board.
REVERB & DELAY
A/DA STD-1 Stereo Tapped Delay is based on the hardware delay from the 80’s. It features an array of 6 bucket-brigade delays, panning, modulation, and LFO.
Brainworx bx_delay 2500 is an awesome sounding, creative, and easy to use delay with advanced features like Transient Shaping, Mid-Side, Modulation, Ducking, and Distortion.
Brainworx bx_rooMS is an advanced Mid-Side reverb with EQ, and modulation. Start with a Reverb type, and dial in the perfect space.
Unfiltered Audio Instant Delay is an echo powerhouse in a tiny package with built-in filtering, saturation, and modulation
Unfiltered Audio Sandman is a delay plugin that does everything you’ve ever wanted in a delay plugin, plus much, much, more
Unfiltered Audio Sandman Pro is a Swiss Army knife delay unit that doubles as a transmogrifying time machine for your sonic travels. You can literally spend hours with this unique delay plugin
GUITAR & BASS
Ampeg B-15N is based on the 30-watt 1X15 all-tube bass amp that’s been heard on hit records from the 60’s to today. It feature 2 preamp circuits, one from 1964 and one from 1966
Ampeg SVT-3PRO bass amp is a digital replica of the real amp featuring a tube pre-amp and solid state power section. The tone of this bass amp is HUGE, yet tight and articulate. It’s one of my personal favorites.
Ampeg SVT-VR is based on the original all-tube 300 watt bass amp and packs authentic SVT tone. Everything about this bass amp is perfect, and it’s another of my personal favorites.
Ampeg V-4B is based on the reissue of the 1971, 100 watt all-tube SVT bass amp. It has a thick tube tone and is officially endorsed by Ampeg.
Brainworx bx_bassdude is a bass or guitar amp based on the 1960s Fender Bassman.
Brainworx bx_megadual is probably the best Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier guitar amp plugin around. Plug in your guitar and it sounds just like a real amp in the room.
Brainworx bx_megasingle is a guitar amp plugin based on the Mesa Boogie Single Rectifier. And just like the Dual Rec, it’s the best emulation of this amp currently around.
Brainworx bx_rockrack V3 is a collection of 8 amps in a single package. You’ll find the Marshall JCM 800 2210, ENGL 530 Tube Preamp, Mesa Boogie Rect-O-Verb 50W, and the custom Metal BX 666.
Chandler GAV19T will produce some of the sweetest guitar tones imaginable. From clean to crunchy it will sound just like an amp in the room.
Diezel Herbert is a metal monster! And with this officially approved model from Brainworx you can harness all of its metal glory in your DAW. You’ll get authentic Diezel tone, from clean to raging metal. It’s one of my favorite guitar amp plugins of all time. It’s literally perfect.
Diezel VH4 captures authentic Diezel tone from clean to ultra-high gain. It’s an exact model of the real amp, and is officially endorsed by Diezel. You won’t find a better model of this legendary metal amp anywhere.
ENGL E646 VS is a metal BEAST! It’s officially approved by ENGL and faithfully captures the tone and feel of the real amp. The clean channel of this amp is quiet amazing, it’s sparkling, warm, and articulate. And the lead channel is modern metal heaven! Again, it’s literally perfect and another of my personal favorites.
ENGL E765 RT gives you a nice warm tone for clean and crunch and can venture into high-gain territory, though, not nearly as far as the E646 VS. This amp is great for jazz, blues, rock, and vintage lead tones.
FRIEDMAN BE-100 is the modern plexi guitar amp. Your new go-to amp for all things rock.
FRIEDMAN DS-40 is your path to the authentic guitar tone from the 60’s and 70’s.
The DS-40 is also known as the “Dirty Shirley”
It’s influenced by the design of the classic Marshall JTM-45
Fuchs Overdrive Supreme 50 delivers crystal clear cleans and harmonically complex overdrive sounds. This amp is the crown jewel of Fuchs amplification, and officially approved by Andy Fuchs.
Fuchs Train II – Achieve classic Trainwreck guitar sounds with this officially approved amp model. It known for its harmonically rich clean and crunch tones, and aggressive rock n’ roll character
PEDALS & TOOLS
ADA Flanger is based on the original 1979 version and the 2009 reissue of this famous flanger pedal.
Brainworx bx_blackdist2 is based on the RAT 2 distortion pedal from ProCo Sound.
Brainworx bx_bluechorus2 is based on the Boss CE-2 chorus pedal that was built in Japan during the late 80s and early 90s.
Brainworx bx_distorange is based on the Boss DS-1 distortion pedal.
Brainworx bx_greenscreamer is based on the most popular overdrive pedal of all time, the Ibanez TS808 Tube Screamer.
Brainworx bx_metal2 is an exact emulation of the famous Boss MT-2 distortion pedal.
Brainworx bx_yellowdrive is an overdrive pedal based on the popular Boss SD-1.
Brainworx bx_opto Pedal is a slimmed down version of the full bx_opto compressor plugin with a guitar stomp pedal feel.
Brainworx bx_shedspread allows you to control the panning, stereo width, and tone of stereo guitar tracks and buses. Create powerful wide guitar tracks or use it on other stereo sources like piano or even a background vocal buss.
Brainworx bx_tuner is a guitar and bass tuning plugin with an easy to read interface.
3D & SPACE
Dear Reality dearVR MUSIC allows you to mix your tracks anywhere in 3D space. It supports 2 channel binaural, 4 channel Ambisonics, and stereo playback formats.
Dear Reality dearVR PRO allows you to mix your tracks anywhere in 3D space, but with even more features than dearVR MUSIC. It includes 46 virtual environments, occlusion control, playback in 2 channel binaural, 4 channel FOA, 9 Channel SOA, 16 Channel TOA in AmbiX or FuMA and surround all the way up to 13.1
fiedler audio stage give you complete control of your stereo field: panning, size, width, color, and more.
Schoeps Mono Upmix let’s you quickly and easily Upmix any mono source to stereo 2 channel or LCR 3 channel, and adjust the panning and depth.
Black Box Analog Design HG-2 let’s you add authentic tube saturation and harmonics that enhance your tracks in an almost magical way. It’s based on the $3000 hardware unit.
Brainworx bx_refinement let’s you reduce harshness, and add sparkle and tube like tone to your tracks.
Brainworx bx_saturator V2 is a multi-band Mid-Side saturator suitable for mixing and mastering. Add saturation in different amounts and different frequency bands.
elysia karacter is a saturation plugin based on the $1,500 hardware unit. It includes a mix version and a master version.
elysia Phil’s Cascade is an esoteric saturation and distortion plugin made from a variety of vintage components, and is capable of many unique tones you won’t find in other saturators.
Lindell Audio 6X-500 is a Preamp plugin with EQ based on the Lindell hardware unit known for its smooth, creamy gain and color. It’s also a part of ChannelX.
Noveltech Character intelligently enhances the tone and dynamics of your tracks. It includes three modes for different types of instruments and automatically makes most everything sound “better”
SPL TwinTube is a saturation and harmonics enhancing plugin that delivers true tube and tape saturation sound.
SPL Vitalizer MK2-T is an unmasking EQ that uses psychoacoustic and audiometric principles to enhance the sonic quality of your tracks.
Vertigo VSM-3 is a mastering grade saturation and color plugin with two independent virtual circuits. It’s based on the $7,000 hardware unit.
ADPTR AUDIO Metric AB allows you to compare your mix to up to 16 reference tracks with a simple click.
Brainworx bx_control V2 is a monitoring tool and Mid-Side matrix with built-in Mono Maker and Stereo Width control.
Brainworx bx_meter is a sophisticated peak, RMS, and Dynamic Range meter with Stereo, Link, and Mid-Side modes.
SPL HawkEye is a high precision audio analyzer packed with all the meters, scopes, and analyzers you need to see everything that’s going on in your mix, groups, and tracks.
Gig Performer 3 Plugin Alliance Edition is not a plugin, but a plugin host.
You load all of your Plugin Alliance plugins within Gig Performer 3 and use them without a DAW.
Perfect for using your plugins live on-stage, band practice, streaming, and even podcasting.
- Channel Strips – 0:20
- Virtual Instruments – 2:55
- Mix Tools – 3:49
- Dynamics – 8:19
- Equalizers – 13:49
- Reverb & Delay – 17:42
- Guitar & Bass – 19:13
- Pedals & Tools – 25:06
- 3D & Space – 27:01
- Tone & Character – 28:18
- Utilities – 30:54
- Apps – 32:07
The Plugin Alliance MEGA Bundle is huge. It provides you with most of the tools you will need for any mixing job, and best of all, the plugins sound killer.
Checkout out our Plugin Alliance Plugin Demo Playlist on YouTube.