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So you didn’t manage to cash in on the Black Friday deals & you’re wondering if there are any other sales happening this holiday season.

OR

You have already made the best of Black Friday and want some more.

Well my friend, here’s your chance to the most out of the holiday season one last time.

In this article we’ll be covering all the best Christmas & January deals on plugins, hardware & other musical goodies.

As more and more deals begin to surface, you can bet we’ll be adding them to this list.

So… to get the most up-to-date plugin deals this Christmas – bookmark this page.

You can also stay up to date with all the deals in our Whipped Cream Sounds Facebook community.

And, if for some reason, you’re on this page at a different time to Christmas – we update our audio plugin deals article every Friday with the latest & greatest music sales.

Let’s go!

When Do The Christmas VST AU Plugin Sales Start (2020)?

studio daw with plugins open

Like with every year, the Christmas deals begin to roll out after the Black Friday deals slowly start to disappear.

This year, Black Friday ends on the 29th of November. We’re then blessed with another day of sales on the 30th of November called, Cyber Monday.

After this is all over, you can expect to see the holiday plugin deals start to appear as early as the 1st of December and roll out slowly throughout the month into early January where they’ll end.

Then we’ll all check our bank accounts, cry & wait for next year’s wonderous sales.

This year we can expect to see some incredible deals (as always).

As an example, last year we saw deals from the likes of:

  • Native Instruments (with Kontakt & more)
  • Soundtoy
  • Accusonus
  • Waves
  • Loopmasters
  • Various Kontakt Instruments from 3rd parties
  • And a whole lot more

With pretty much every software company taking part in the holiday deals, you can expect to see some of the biggest discounts from your favourite VST AU makers.

How To Be Prepared For The Christmas Virtual Instrument & Plugin Deals (2020)

With all the deals happening this holiday season, it’s important to make sure you’re prepared so that you can make the most of the discounts available.

To make this easier for you, we’ve digested it into 5 simple steps:

  1. Start saving money now. With the sheer amount of value VST & plugin companies provide around this season, it’s a good idea to have some cash saved up. Making use of the discounts can save you hundreds, if not thousands of your hard earned monies.
  2. Bookmark this list. We’re updating this list consistently throughout the season, so to stay up to date with everything – be sure to check back here.
  3. Join the Whipped Cream Sounds Facebook Community. We’ll be posting the deals here + you’ll also get access to exclusive sound design tutorials, weekly feedback sessions & a community of like-minded producers!
  4. Create a Plugin Boutique account. By doing this you’ll be able to build up virtual cash & tokens with each purchase. You can redeem these on future purchases.
  5. Create a Waves account to ensure you get the free, yearly plugin and the latest updates on each discount available.

What If I’m Looking For Sample Libraries?

loopmasters black friday

Alongside all the amazing plugin discounts this year, you can also expect some great savings on sample libraries you’ve been eyeing up for a while.

Sample packs are always a great thing to pick up because, in my experience, you can never have too many samples. They help to spark creativity & are always handy to have when cooking up beats in the studio.

Seriously…

I’ve found myself listening to cat sample packs thinking of the interesting basses I could make with FX.

Loopmasters is number 1 sample store to find all of the best sample library deals this holiday.

They’re the best sample store to go to even when there are no deals available.

But…

Sample libraries can take up a lot of needed music production space & power. So, if you’re looking for cloud based sample libraries, check out:

What About Music Course Discounts?

production music live course christmas deals

On top of all the incredible audio plugin discounts you’ll see this Christmas, you’ll also notice that music courses will take part – offering you some wicked savings!

Last year saw some great resources that helped improve so many music producers’ skills. So, if you’re looking to improve your piano playing, sound design or composition – there will be something for you.

This year we can expect to see wild discounts over on:

Current Black Friday Deals

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
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
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% off2020-12-1 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 pre Black Friday Music Deals get 91% off2020-11-27 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 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
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 Nectar Elements sale up to 77% off2020-12-08 00:00:00
iZotope Neoverb Crossgrade sale 50% off2020-12-08 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
Mastering & Distribution
Landr Unlimited Distribution 35% off all plans2020-11-27 00:00:00
Landr Unlimited Mastering 35% off all plans2020-11-27 00:00:00
Slate Digital starting November 27th
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
Music Courses
PML Everything Bundle 50% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
Shop all PML Mixing, Mastering & Sound Design Courses2020-11-30 00:00:00
ImprovPianoTips Entire Course range 50% off2020-11-30 00:00:00
Melodics 50% off annual subscription2020-11-30 00:00:00
Free Music Plugins from Pluginboutique.com