The Best Black Friday Plugin Deals (2020) [#1 Trusted Source]

Here are the latest Black Friday plugin deals (& Cyber Monday Plugin Deals) for 2020:

btw you can search the entire table for ‘waves’ or ‘native instruments’ & so on

Also if you want the most up-to-date audio plugin deals all year round, be sure to bookmark our list (updated every Friday).

Deal LinkExpiry
Shop all early deals at Plugin Boutique2020-12-07 00:00:00
Shop all Loopmasters Sample Pack discounts up to 60% off 2020-12-07 00:00:00
Loopcloud 3 months for $3 with FREE Bassmaster synth vst 2020-12-07 00:00:00
XLN Audio Black Friday sale (RC-20, Addictive Keys & others) up to 50% off all2020-11-30 00:09:59
FabFilter Black Friday plugin deals flash sale up to 27% off effects units2020-11-30 00:09:59
Zynaptiq Black Friday plugin deals up to 34% off FX & mastering range2020-12-11 00:09:59
Kilohearts Tool box Ultimate up to 40% off2020-12-10 00:09:59
Kilohearts Phase Plant + Tool box free up to 41% off2020-12-10 00:09:59
Soundtoys Black Friday sale up to 70% off2020-12-03 00:09:59
Sugar Bytes plugins sale up to 58% off (creative FX & synths)/a>2020-12-06 00:09:59
D16 Group up to 51% off (creative FX plugins) a>2020-12-01 00:09:59
Rob Papen up to 87% off (synths/instruments) a>2020-12-01 00:09:59
Sonarworks Reference 4 Black Friday plugin deals up to 42% off 2020-11-30 00:09:59
SoundTheory GullFloss EQ 35% off2020-12-03 00:09:59
Cableguys Black Friday sale up to 76% off2020-12-03 00:09:59
Big Fish Audio up to 40% off Kontakt Instruments2020-12-01 00:09:59
Sonible smart:comp $492020-12-01 00:09:59
Mellowmuse Complete Bundle 50% off 2020-12-03 00:09:59
Denise Audio Black Friday sale 30% off everything + free copy of the Sub Generator2021-01-03 00:09:59
Eventide H9 plugin bundle up to 40% off (creative FX)2021-01-04 00:09:59
Accusonus Black Friday discounts up to 90% off2020-11-29 00:09:59
Applied Accoustics Systems Black Friday sale up to 62% off2020-12-01 00:09:59
Accusonus Drum Black Friday sale up to 89% off2020-11-30 00:09:59
Melodyne 5 Essential Industry Standard Autotune 52% off2020-12-02 00:09:59
Melodyne 5 Assistant Upgrade up to 50% off2020-12-02 00:09:59
Synchro Arts holiday sale up to 50% off (pitch correction/autotune plugins)2020-12-31 00:09:59
Freakshow Industries 1% off lmao... no really (FX/distortion)2020-12-31 00:09:59
Sound Particles post-production sound design plugin sale up to 51% off2020-12-03 00:09:59
Roli Studio end of year sale up to 50% off2021-01-03 00:09:59
Wavesfactory Black Friday sale up to 50% off2020-12-03 00:09:59
PreSonus Studio one sale up to 30% off (DAW)2020-11-30 00:09:59
Reason Studios Black Friday sale 30% off first time purchase & upgrades2020-11-30 00:09:59
Scaler 2 + iZotope Stutter Edit Bundle up to 62% off2021-01-07 00:09:59
Scaler 2 Black Friday discount 34% off2020-12-06 00:09:59
Leapwing Audio Black Friday Sale up to 40% off 2020-12-03 00:09:59
zplane 20th Anniversary sale up to 33% off 2020-12-03 00:09:59
Sound Yeti Black Friday Sale (Kontakt Instruments) up to 53% off 2020-12-06 00:09:59
Pulsar Audio Black Friday sale up to 70% off2020-12-06 00:09:59
Future Audio SubLab complete bundle 62% off 2020-12-07 00:09:59
Heavyocity Black Friday Sale up to 75% off 2020-12-07 00:09:59
Image Line Black Friday sale up to 40% off (effects/synths) 2020-12-06 00:09:59
Mozaic Beats Chord Prism 33% off (music theory tools2020-12-06 00:09:59
MIDI Madness 3 Black Friday sale (exlcusive) up to 23% off2020-12-06 00:09:59
WaveDNA Black Friday up to 60% off (music theory tools)2020-12-02 00:09:59
SongWish reMIDI Sale (Exclusive) 50% off (music theory tools)2020-12-06 00:09:59
Glitchmachines Plugins sale 86% off2021-01-10 00:00:00
Glitchmachines Sample Packs sale up to 91% off2021-01-10 00:00:00
AKAI VIP 3.1 Plus 84% off2020-12-07 00:00:00
AKAI VIP 3.1 Plus 84% off2020-12-07 00:00:00
AKAI VIP 3.1 Standard get 90% off 2020-12-07 00:00:00
Output Black Friday Sale get up to 37% off2020-12-07 00:00:00
Audified Black Friday sale up to 80% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
Krotos Sound Design Tools up to 50% off2020-12-06 00:00:00
Serato Sample up to 50% off2020-12-06 00:00:00
2nd Sense Audio Black Friday sale up to 65% off2020-12-06 00:00:00
Audiomodern Plugins Black Friday sale2020-12-06 00:00:00
Arturia V Collection 50% off2020-12-03 00:00:00
Arturia FX Collection 50% off2020-12-03 00:00:00
Arturia Pigments 2 50% off2020-12-03 00:00:00
Devious Machines Black Friday sale up to 36% off2020-12-06 00:00:00
Karayani Complete Collection 6 up to 62% off2020-12-03 00:00:00
Karayani Sounds Kontakt Instruments sale up to 75% off2020-12-03 00:00:00
Karayani Sounds Continuo 2 pro + expansion sale Kontatk Instruments sale up to 53% off2020-12-07 00:00:00
JST Black Friday Plugins Sale get up to 84% off2020-12-01 00:00:00
Singomakers Black Friday Audio Plugins Sale get 60% off2020-12-01 00:00:00
Sonivox Black Friday Plugins Sale Get up to 90% off2020-12-07 00:00:00
Air Music Black Friday Music Deals get up to 96% off2020-12-07 00:00:00
Air Music Super Bundle up to 96% off2020-12-07 00:00:00
Positive Grid BIAS Black Friday Music Sale get up to 50% off2020-11-24 00:00:00
Boz Digital Labs Entire Black Friday sale up to 80% off2020-12-01 00:00:00
ML Sound Lab get 50% off EVERYTHING2020-11-30 00:00:00
JST get up to 83% off products2020-11-30 00:00:00
Gramotech pre black friday plugins sale get 50% off ALL productsN/A
Waves Black Friday Music Deals get up to 60% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
Waves FREE CLA plugin Black Friday2020-11-27 00:00:00
Check the early Loopmaster sample libraries saleTBA
Boom 808 Drum Machine get 90% offnot known
Avid up to 80% off Aphex Pro Audio Bundlenot known
Cherry Audio Arp2600 emulation get 36% off 2021-01-07 00:00:00
Cherry Voltage Modular Nucleus 2 FREE 2021-01-06 00:00:00
Softube effects plugins up to 49% off 2020-11-30 00:00:00
Softube OTO Biscuit 8-Bit effects 55% off2020-11-24 00:00:00
Softube Tube Tech (EQ & compressor) sale up to 52% off2020-12-31 00:00:00
Softube Instruments sale up to 50% off2020-12-31 00:00:00
Softube Black Weekend sale Drawmer S73 up to 58% off 2020-11-30 00:00:00
Softube Harmonics (saturation) Black Friday sale up to 60% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
Softube Valley People Dyna-mite compressor & gate plugin Black Friday deal up to 67% off2020-11-29 00:00:00
Kuassa Guitar amps/effects sale up to 71% off 2020-12-31 00:00:00
DJ Swivel end of year sale up to 51% off 2020-11-30 00:00:00
East West Fab Four Guitars, Bass, Drums, Keys & Amps up to 53% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
East West Orchestral Hollywood Orchestra Diamond Sample Library up to 50% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
McDSP Everything Pack plugins up to 40% off2020-12-01 00:00:00
iZotope Holiday Bundle Sale 95% off2020-12-08 00:00:00
iZotope Music Production Suite 4 sale up to 50% off2020-12-09 00:00:00
iZotope Tonal Balance Bundle sale up to 72% off2020-12-08 00:00:00
iZotope Mix & Master Bundle sale up to 78% off2020-12-08 00:00:00
iZotope Ozone sale up to 77% off2020-12-08 00:00:00
iZotope Neutron 3 sale up to 77% off2020-12-08 00:00:00
iZotope RX8 Elements sale up to 77% off2020-12-08 00:00:00
iZotope R4 Reverb $29 Black Friday 2020-01-07 00:00:00
iZotope R4 Reverb $29 Black Friday 2020-01-07 00:00:00
Exponential Audio PhoenixVerb Reverb $9.992020-12-07 00:00:00
iZotope Excalibur multi-effects processor $9.992020-12-07 00:00:00
iZotope Iris 2 Granular synth up to 95% off2020-12-08 00:00:00
iZotope BreakTweaker Expanded drum sequencer up to 95% off2020-12-08 00:00:00
iZotope Neutron 3 mixing plugin up to 77% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
Audiority plugins sale up to 50% off2020-12-01 00:00:00
AudioThing Wires introductory sales 33% off2020-12-31 00:00:00
AudioThing Plugins Black Friday sale up to 67% off2020-12-02 00:00:00
Baby Audio Black Friday Plugins sale up to 40% discount! 2020-12-06 00:00:00
Have Kontakt Instruments sale 70% off 2020-12-06 00:00:00
8dio Kontakt Instrument saleunknown
Initial Audio sale up to 79% off2020-12-06 00:00:00
Inphonik Black Friday sale (exclusive) up to 68% off2020-12-06 00:00:00
KV331 Audio Synthmaster Black Friday sale up to 82% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
Mastering The Mix Plugins Black Friday sale up to 51% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
Nektar Technology Bolt Black Friday sale 40% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
Signum Audio BUTE Loudness Analyser Stereo Sale (Exclusive) 71% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
tsugi Game Synth Sound Design Tool 50% off!2020-11-30 00:00:00
Kuassa Black Friday sale up to 72% off2020-12-31 00:00:00
Polyverse Plugin Bundle get 50% off 2020-12-04 00:00:00
Infected Mushroom Manipulator plugin get 50% off 2020-12-04 00:00:00
Infected Mushroom I Wish effects plugin get 50% off 2020-12-04 00:00:00
Get 50% off Infected Mushroom Gate plugin get 50% off2020-12-04 00:00:00
Antares Black Friday sale (vocal FX & autotune plugins) up to 60% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
Tone Empire sale up to 60% off2020-12-06 00:00:00
MeterPlugs Black Friday sale up to 31% off Loudness Penalty meter & more2020-11-30 00:00:00
Audio Damage Black Friday discounts up to 50% off2020-11-29 00:00:00
Tokyo Dawn Labs sale up to 41% off (mixing effects)2020-12-03 00:00:00
Melda Production Black Friday sale up to 51% off2020-11-29 00:00:00
Aberrant DSP Black Friday sale up to 50% off2020-12-03 00:00:00
Sampleson up to 59% off keyboard virtual instruments2020-12-06 00:09:59
Soundiron Kontakt instruments sale up to 40% off2020-12-07 00:09:59
Native Instruments Cyber Season up to 50% off2021-01-07 00:00:00
Mercuriall Audio Black Friday up to 50% off2021-11-30 00:00:00
Splash Sound Kontakt instruments sale up to 90% off2021-12-10 00:00:00
Elysia Phil's Cascade sale up to 45% off2021-11-21 00:00:00
The Phono Loop Kontakt Instruments sale 35% off everything2020-12-04 00:00:00
Iceberg Audio Sub Bass plugin up to 40% off2020-12-05 00:00:00
Korg Black Friday sale up to 50% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
Bitwig Winter Special sale up to 33% off2021-01-10 00:00:00
Focusrite Black Friday sale up to 24% off selected interfaces & products2020-11-27 00:00:00
Babelson Black Friday sale site wide2020-11-27 00:00:00
Dots Per Inch Producer Packs (Sample Packs) 50% off with code: BLACKFRIDAY2020-11-27 00:00:00
Sweetwater up to 70% off site wide2020-11-28 00:00:00
GoodHertz Black Friday sale 35% off site wide2020-12-02 00:00:00
Martinic Audio Black Friday sale 50% off store wideunknown
ADSR Sounds sample packs sale up to 96% off/a>2020-11-30 00:00:00
Echo Sound Works 50% off site wide with code: blackfriday20 (samples/kontakt instruments)/a>2020-11-30 00:00:00
Strezov Sampling up to 50% off site wide (samples/kontakt instruments)/a>2020-12-01 00:00:00
Get 50% off STOREWIDE from MakePopMusic2020-11-23 00:00:00
Replika Sound Kontakt instruments 80% off everything2020-11-23 00:00:00
Shop Slate Digital Black Friday sale
EmVoice vocal synth Black Friday discounts 30% off2020-12-11 00:00:00
A Sound Effect sale up to 79% off SFX libraries2020-12-05 00:00:00
A Sound Effect sale up to 79% off SFX libraries2020-12-05 00:00:00
Arturia software bundles 50% off2020-12-03 00:00:00
AudioSwift app 50% off Black Friday discounts2020-12-01 00:00:00
Eplex7 DSP 50% off all products Black Friday discount2020-11-30 00:00:00
Nomad Factory up to 85% off all plugins Black Friday 2020-11-30 00:00:00
Plugin Boutique radio up to 85% off Black Friday plugin deal2020-12-06 00:00:00
Inphonik RX950 Classic AD/DA Converter up to 50% off Black Friday2020-12-06 00:00:00
Venomode Black Friday sale up to 53% off2020-12-06 00:00:00
Inphonik RYM2612 Iconic FM Synthesizer up to 71% off2020-12-06 00:00:00
Boz Digital Labs Black Friday Sale up to 80% off2020-12-01 00:00:00
Creative Intent Black Friday Sale up to 50% off2020-12-13 00:00:00
Minimal Systems Group plugins Black Friday discount up to 90% off2020-12-06 00:00:00
Stagecraft Addiction Synth Black Friday plugins sale up to 80% off2020-12-06 00:00:00
2nd Sense Audio Black Friday Sale up to 65% off 2020-12-06 00:00:00
Newloops Black Friday sale up to 70% off sample packs2020-12-01 00:00:00
Dream Audio Kontakt insrtruments sale up to 50% off selected items2020-11-30 00:00:00
Audiority Instruments & Effects up to 56% off (Black Friday)2020-11-30 00:00:00
Krezie Sounds Sampler instruments 50% off everything with code: BFEB50 2020-11-30 00:00:00
Cinematique Kontakt Instruments Black Friday Sale up to 30% off2020-12-03 00:00:00
Audiomodern Sample Packs 35% off in their Black Friday Sale2020-12-06 00:00:00
Tronsonic Kontakt instruments up to 80% off Black Friday2020-12-06 00:00:00
Plugin Boutique VirtualCZ get up to 83% off 2020-12-06 00:00:00
BlackOctopusSound up to 80% off a range of items Black Fridayunknown
Auddict Acoustic & Electronic Instruments 85% off Black Friday discount2020-12-19 00:00:00
Fluffy Audio up to 80% off Black Friday2020-12-03 00:00:00
Abletunes up to 25% off using BF252020-12-02 00:00:00
Orange Tree Samples up to 35% off everything with code OrangeFriday20202020-12-01 00:00:00
Frontline Producer Black Friday sale up to 60% off sample packs2020-12-06 00:00:00
LP24 Serum Presets Black Friday discounts up to 60% off2020-12-06 00:00:00
Resonance Sound Synth Presets & MIDI Packs sale Black Friday up to 50% off2020-12-06 00:00:00
Producertech Music Course up to 60% off Black Friday Sale2020-12-06 00:00:00
Cableguys FilterShaper Core 2 effects plugin 50% off for Black Friday2020-12-02 00:00:00
JST Bus Glue compressor plugin up to 81% off Black Friday Bundle2020-11-30 00:00:00
JST Mix Utility plugins Black Friday Bundle up to 74% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
Libre Wave Instruments 65% off everything2020-11-30 00:00:00
Sample hero 55% off sample packs with code SHCS_55%_OFF
Harvest Plugins 61% offunknown
FXpansion Strobe 2 50% off2021-01-03 00:00:00
FXpansion BFD up to 50% off (including upgrades)2021-01-03 00:00:00
Kirnu Interactive Cream MIDI arp up to 60% off2020-12-06 00:00:00
UJAM Black Friday Sale up to 50% off Black Friday sale2020-12-06 00:00:00
Acon Digital Black Friday sale audio restoration & editing up to 70% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
Syntronik IK Multimedia synth bundle up to 77% off 2020-12-09 00:00:00
Ascension WA Production up to 90% off + expansions2020-11-30 00:00:00
Audiofier synth bundle up to 90% off2020-12-08 00:00:00
Lyric Series String Quintet studio orchestral sounds up to 55% off2020-11-27 00:00:00
Vengeance Sound sale up to 40% off samplers, expansion packs & FX units2020-12-06 00:00:00
Babelson Audio up to 80% off Black Friday2020-12-05 00:00:00
Audio Imperia crossgrades 50% off Black Friday2020-12-04 00:00:00
Sonic Atoms presets & samples 50% off everything + a free piano library2020-12-02 00:00:00
Wusik synths/effects plugins up to 92% off2020-12-01 00:00:00
The Sound Ideas 50% off sample packs Black Friday2020-11-30 00:00:00
Vienna Symphony orchestral libraries 35% off 2020-11-30 00:00:00
Aaron Venture 25% off Kontakt Instruments Black Friday 2020-11-30 00:00:00
Hornet Black Friday sale up to 70% off every plugin & bundles 2020-12-02 00:00:00
Plogue Synth plugins sale 50% off Black Friday2020-12-01 00:00:00
Puremagnetik Black Friday sale up to 50% off all samples, plugins etc with code: SAVE50 2020-11-30 00:00:00
Puremagnetik Black Friday sale up to 50% off all samples, plugins etc with code: SAVE50 2020-11-30 00:00:00
Plugin Alliance - any plugin for $29.99 with code BFD1-29992020-11-26 00:00:00
MixedInKey Black Friday sale 30% off site wide with BLACKFRIDAY code2020-11-30 00:00:00
Isotonik Studios Ableton & M4L devices up to 25% off when using code FRIDAY at checkout2020-11-30 00:00:00
Rapid Granular synth up to 45% off2020-12-02 00:00:00
Kush Audio Black Friday Sale 30-60% off Plugins, new Bundles & savings on analog gearunknown
Audio Assault Black Friday discounts $7 or less on everything but Reamp Studio2020-12-03 00:00:00
VAST Dynamics Vaporizer 2 only $33 with code: BLACKFRIDAY20202020-12-03 00:00:00
Alonso Sound presets & samples Black Friday sale up to 80% off using code: BLACKFRIDAY202020-12-01 00:00:00
Loot Audio up to 92% off Kontakt Instruments, samples, presets & pluginsunknown
Synthmob synth presets Black Friday discounts up to 70% off everything unknown
Zenhiser presets & sample packs Black Friday sale up to 40% off using code: GRAB40 2020-11-30 00:00:00
GrooveMokee all sample packs $9.98 2020-11-30 00:00:00
Tritik effects plugins Black Friday sale 35% off with code BF2020 2020-11-30 00:00:00
VG Trumpet Kontakt Instrument bundle up to 60% off2020-11-29 00:00:00
Red Libraries Black Friday sale (sound effects, field recordings) up to 70% off2020-11-27 00:00:00
Reveal Sound Spire synthesiser up to 30% off2020-12-06 00:00:00
Loops de la Creme sample packs 100 euro discount using GIMME1002020-12-02 00:00:00
Artificial Harmonics 25% off all MIDI & orchestral libraries with code: BLACKFLOW2020-12-02 00:00:00
Audiare synths, effects, bundles & presets Black Friday plugin deals up to 50% off2020-12-03 00:00:00
Image Line Instruments/effects Black Friday plugin bundle up to 50% off2020-11-26 00:00:00
Xils Lab Black Friday plugin deals up to 50% off Vocoder & Synth2020-12-03 00:00:00
Nugen Audio Visualizer Black Friday plugin discounts up to 50% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
BeatSkillz Bounce transparent compressor plugin Black Firday up to 94% off2020-12-03 00:00:00
Karanyi Sound Vintage Collection Kontakt Instruments up to 79% off2020-12-07 00:00:00
Karanyi Sound Vintage Collection Kontakt Instruments up to 79% off2020-12-07 00:00:00
Sweetsonics Laser envelope shaper up to 40% off Black Friday plugin deals2020-11-29 00:00:00
Tal Software synth & effect plugins up to 20% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
REFX Nexus3 up to 50% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
Acustica Audio Black Friday sale up to 80% off 2020-11-30 00:00:00
Sononym Black Friday sale $49.50 with code: BLKPRICE202020-12-07 00:00:00
PSP Audioware up to 40% off site wide2020-11-30 00:00:00
Empirical Labs Black Friday plugin deals 2020-12-01 00:00:00
Ilya Efimov Black Friday discounts up to 75% off 2020-12-12 00:00:00
Pioneer DJ Black Friday deals - Discounts on CDJ2000NXS2, DDJ-800 & more2020-11-30 00:00:00
Modartt Black Friday plugin deals 20% off acoustic modelled instruments2020-11-30 00:00:00
LiquidSonics Black Friday sale up to 60% off2020-12-07 00:00:00
UVI Black Friday sale up to 30% off entire site2020-12-02 00:00:00
Ben Aylon Hand Pan loop sample pack FREE2020-11-30 00:00:00
Sonimus Black Friday deals up to 40% off 2020-11-27 00:00:00
Sonimus Black Friday deals up to 40% off 2020-11-27 00:00:00
Oeksound Black Friday plugin deals on 'soothe 2' & 'spiff'2020-11-30 00:00:00
Samples From Mars sample packs $39 for all samples2020-11-30 00:00:00
Vital Black Friday plugin deal (synth) FREE2020-11-30 00:00:00
Mastering & Distribution
Landr Unlimited Distribution 35% off all plans
Landr Unlimited Mastering 35% off all plans
Music Courses
Syntorial interactive sound design course 50% off
PML Everything Bundle 50% off
Shop all PML Mixing, Mastering & Sound Design Courses
ImprovPianoTips Entire Course range 50% off
Melodics 50% off annual subscription
Producertech Music Courses up to 60% off Black Friday Sale

This year we’ll be tracking all the best Black Friday plugin deals (alongside all the Cyber Monday plugin deals) so you have an easy place to find all the best audio plugin savings this holiday season has to offer!

As more and more deals begin to surface, you can bet we’ll be adding them to this list, so be sure to bookmark this page to get the most up-to-date music deals this festive season.

You can also stay up to date with all this years’ plugin deals, by joining the Whipped Cream Sounds – Music Production & Audio Gear Facebook community.

(we also post some awesome sound design tutorials and DIY music marketing tips for indie artists)

When Do The Black Friday Audio Plugin Deals Start (2020)?

waves berzerk free black friday plugin deal
waves free plugin for black friday in 2019

The Black Friday deals come around every single year and 2020 is no different. This year, they start on Friday the 27th of November and span over a number of days, so you have a good chance of picking up some phenomenal audio plugins towards the end of the year.

(a lot of the sales start earlier, with some spanning across the 20th of Nov – 2nd of Dec)

It’s also important to note that, unlike other industries, the music plugin deals start a couple weeks before the real Black Friday deals begin, so you’ll see some audio software retailers starting the season early.

Last year we had early deals from the likes of:

  • Waves
  • Izotope
  • And more

Just so you’re aware and ready for these to drop, they started November 15th last year.

After the Black Friday deals end, you also have Cyber Monday, where you’ll be able to pick up some exceptional deals on your favourite audio plugins.

The Cyber Monday deals are never as good as those that you get on Black Friday, but it’s still definitely worth checking out!

One of our favourite things about the season is the free effects plugins you can get your hands on. Companies like Waves kindly give away a free plugin from their collection each year to spread good will.

To be sure you’re in on the Waves deal this year, sign up to their mailing list as it’s exclusive to people signed up.

Last year they gave away Bezerk, which is a truly exceptional distortion plugin. If you start collecting the free Black Friday plugins in 2020, you can build up quite a collection of really high-quality paid plugins for free!

We’ve personally built up a good collection of Reverbs, Distortion, Compression & more just from participating in the free plugin sign up each year.

How To Be Prepared For The 2020 Black Friday VST Deals

plugin boutique plugin deal on izotope 2019

With all the deals happing this year, it’s important to be prepared so you can get the most out of the season.

Here’s how we recommend you prepare for this Black Friday:

  1. Start saving money now. There are so many great discounts on Black Friday that it’s ideal to save up a bit of cash beforehand so you can make the most of it. Making use of this season wisely will save you hundreds, if not thousands.
  2. Bookmark this list, so you can get all the up-to-date prices and discounts available this Black Friday.
  3. Join the Whipped Cream Sounds – Music Production & Audio Gear Facebook community to stay up to date on all the best prices.
  4. Join music production communities on Reddit, to stay up to date with all the best offers on software.
  5. Create a Waves account to ensure you get the free, yearly plugin and all the updates on the best discounts & bundles on sale.

Another thing to keep in mind is that, a lot of the discounts available will be on Plugin Boutique. We recommend creating a profile there, because they offer a rewards scheme to help you build up:

  • Tokens
  • Virtual cash
  • And extra discounts

These can be redeemed on future purchases from the store, to get you extra discounts. With so many great deals throughout the year, we highly recommend signing up and taking advantage of it.

Throughout the year they also offer free plugins as promotional offers of some of the best audio software available on the market.

Last year they gave away Izotope Ozone, Izotope Neutron & a whole load of other Izotope mixing & mastering audio plugins.

Plugin Boutique also consistently offers the best prices for all of your plugin needs.

When Does Cyber Monday Happen in 2020?

cyber monday vst deals 2020

After the Black Friday VST plugin deals are over, Cyber Monday comes around to give us a few extra savings on our favourite, plugins, music gear & more!

To be involved with the Cyber Monday deals in 2020, be sure to bookmark this page, so you can come back to see our extensive list of Cyber Monday audio deals when they begin!

Cyber Monday happens on the 30th of November in 2020, and with it will come a huge range of plugin deals that will make your mouth water.

Where Can I Find The Best Black Friday Hardware & Instrument Deals in 2020?

Black Friday is not only great to save money on audio plugins, but also your favourite hardware synthesizers or instruments you’ve been eyeing up.

And, if you’re looking for hardware this year, rather than software virtual instruments, we’ve got you covered.

Black Friday is a great time to pick up that new audio interface, effects rack unit or hardware synthesiser you’ve always wanted.

Whatever you want to save money on this year, you’ll find the best audio deals at the resources we’ve included below:

What About Music Course Discounts in 2020?

production music live course black friday bundle

Alongside being the best seasonal period for plugin savings, Black Friday also offers a huge variety of deals on things like music courses.

Last year saw some of the best deals on resources that helped to improve so many music producers’ skills. If you’re looking to improve on instruments, sound design, composition or mixing & mastering, the deals will have something for you to make use of.

If you want to stay up to date on the best deals, then make sure to bookmark this page and come back to it as we continually update it.

The best Black Friday bundles on music courses seen in 2019 were as follows:

You can also bet that the best music distribution companies will be taking part in the madness, and the deals they’ll be offering this year could save you a large sum of money.

What if I’m Looking For Sample Pack Sales in 2020?

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As well as all the awesome audio plugin sales happening this year, there will also be some incredible sales happening for sample libraries.

Sample packs are always good to pick up, as you can never have too many to help spark ideas when you’re in the music production lab cooking up freshly made beat cookies.

If you didn’t know already, Loopmasters are the number 1 sample store to go to for all the best sample libraries and deals available no matter the seasonal period.

On Black Friday they completely blow every other sample company out of the water, giving you the very best discounts. In 2020, this won’t be any different.

To keep track of the best sample pack deals, we highly recommend heading over to loopmasters to see what they have to offer on the big day!

If you’re looking for access to huge varieties of samples & don’t want to download tonnes of packs, check out:

Be sure to check this page on the 27th of November 2020, to see all the best plugin deals and sample deals.

What is Black Friday?

Black Friday originally started on American soil, back in the 1950s as a seasonal promotion for people to save money throughout the holiday period. Although it’s been around for such a long time, it has only recently become a big thing in Europe.

With the increase in popularity of Black Friday, the deals & discounts you can get in 2020 are now more than ever! It’s a time of year where all the biggest music retailers, software & plugin giants pull out all the stops to bring you the best pre-Christmas discounts & sales.

We’re from the U.K. and can remember a time not so long ago that Black Friday didn’t even exist – so count your lucky stars it has increased in popularity, because the savings on software, hardware & plugins has been exceptional every time around.

The name is said to have its origins in Philadelphia. Apparently the local police used it to describe the traffic disruption that happened the day after.

Black Friday is now the name for the day of the best discounts and sales available on everything.

What Is Cyber Monday?

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If you don’t know what Cyber Monday is, it’s a day that usually happens after the Black Friday weekend period, which offers even more sales & exclusive plugin deals.

It was originally called ‘Blue Monday’ and is essentially another day where you can pick up some great plugins for cheap.

Starting in November 2005, Cyber Monday was created by retailers to encourage those manic Black Friday shoppers to shop online – making it one of the biggest online shopping days of the year.

Not that you didn’t shop online anyway & of course with lockdown, well…

This means that all of the deals are only available online.

And while this doesn’t make a difference for plugins, if you’re the type that likes to go to the store to pick up hardware, then you won’t be able to make use of the deals in store on Cyber Monday.

Cyber Monday is a great day to pick up deals on tech & hardware, with certain retailers offering site-wide discounts across all items.

What’s The Difference Between Black Friday & Cyber Monday

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It can be hard to see an actual difference between Cyber Monday and Black Friday.

With so many sales going on, it can feel like one gigantic godzilla-like sales event.

The key difference to note is that Cyber Monday is entirely online, while Black Friday is both online and in-store.

Both sales will have tonnes of great deals on plugins, hardware and new music tech. So, whether you’re looking for a new pair of studio headphones, a synth or a new MIDI keyboard – you’ll be able to find a good deal.

On Cyber Monday, we can expect to see better deals on some music products than others.

For instance, if you’re looking for tech (like a new music production computer), it might be worth waiting until November 30th to see what deals are offered over the Black Friday ones.

On the other hand, if you’re looking for audio plugin deals – they’re usually much better throughout the Black Friday period and span from the 27th – 30th.

Some places even offer free downloads of plugins/software on Cyber Monday, so be sure to keep an eye out for that!

(check back here to see all the updated Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals)

A List of The 2019 Plugin Deals

2019’s deals were phenomenal, and to show you how extensive the savings were, we wanted to include all the best deals on audio plugins below.

Check out a snippet list of the best vst deals of 2019:

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Final Thoughts

Every Black Friday comes with the most incredible plugin deals known to man and 2020 will be no different. To make use of the festive period in 2020, we wanted to give a complete run down of the best places to find all your music deal needs.

This list includes the best deals on plugins, samples, courses, instruments & more. We hope you find this useful and we can’t wait to update this list with all of the juicy savings we’re going to see in 2020.

Be sure to bookmark this list so you can check back on all the best audio plugin savings. You can also join the Whipped Cream Sounds – Music Production & Audio Gear Facebook community to be the first to know about all the savings.

We wish you the happiest of holidays and hope you pick up some awesome audio plugins this year!