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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.
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.
When Do The Christmas VST AU Plugin Sales Start (2020)?
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)
- 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:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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!
- 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.
- 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?
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.
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.
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?
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:
- ImprovPianoTips (best piano course for Jazz & easy theory)
- Production Music Live (sound design & mixing bundles)
- Udemy (music production course deals)