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Cyber Monday plugin deals 2019: BIG discounts from Waves, Native Instruments, Arturia and more – live

Cyber Monday plugin deals 2019: BIG discounts from Waves, Native Instruments, Arturia and more – live
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Cyber Monday 2019 is here, so it’s time for musicians to empty their wallets and pick up the best music deals of the year.

Software has been a big draw across Cyber Weekend and we've seen some massive discounts being applied to plugins from our favourite brands.

Stay tuned to this page; we'll be updating it live with deals from the likes of Plugin Boutique, Waves, Toontrack and Native Instruments, just to name a few.

So, whether you’re looking for a new compressor, to update your DAW, load up on soft synths or get stuck into the latest music-making apps, there’s sure to be some amazing Cyber Monday deals for you.

Sales will be coming to an end soon. If you've had your eye on something, now would be the time to strike before it's too late. 

Cyber Monday deals from around the web

Our top Cyber Monday plugin picks - now live

Waves Abbey Road Saturator: $199 $49.99 (incl. MDMX distortion module for free)
The sound of classic tubes and transistors, driven hard from subtle to extreme, and excited by the ultra-rare EMI TG12321, a secret weapon of Abbey Road engineers. Also eligible for the buy 2, get 1 free promotion.View Deal

Waves MDMX Distortion Modules: $99 $49.99 (incl Abbey Road Saturation for free)
Three distortion plugins based on the all-time classic Screamer, Overdrive and Fuzz pedals. Also eligible for the buy 2, get 1 free promotion.View Deal

Waves Silver plugin bundle: save over $500, now just $49.99
Get your hands on 16 professional award-winning plugins for music production, mixing and mastering all for an insanely low price of $49.99.View Deal

Save up to 95% on plugins at Plugin Boutique
Enjoy massive savings on plugins from a whole host of developers, including Arturia, Eventide, iZotope, KV331 Audio and many more.View Deal

Save 50% at Native Instruments in the Thanksgiving XXL sale
Whether you want an upgrade on your Komplete bundle, a new synth - did someone say Massive X? - or a cut-price hardware/software combo, NI has a Cyber Monday deal for you.View Deal

IK Multimedia Total Studio 2 MAX – up to 60% off!
There are massive savings to be had on IK's massive plugin bundle and both versions of SampleTank 4. These offers end on 2 December so don't delay!View Deal

IK Multimedia AmpliTube MAX: $499 $249 at Sweetwater
This all-encompassing suite of guitar amps and effects is half-price right now at Sweetwater, making it one of the best guitar plugin deals we've seen so far across Cyber Weekend.View Deal

XILS-lab XILS 3: was $159, now $49
XILS 3 is based on the classic, semi-modular EMS VCS3 - which serves up a banquet of holy-grail vintage analogue goodness, just like the original. Unlike it's ancestor, however, XILS 3 is easy to program and more affordable than ever.View Deal

Toontrack EZdrummer 2: was $149, now $89
Save $60 on Toontrack's EZdrummer 2 virtual drum software and open a world to MIDI and EZX packs.
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Soundtoys Crystallizer: was $149, now $29
Get that retro-cool pitch processing and echo action from Eventide H3000's Crystal Echoes preset in a very flexible plug-in. Saving you a cool $120 in the process.
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Ableton Live 10 Suite: was $749, now $562
One of the most popular DAWs is dropping in price for the holidays, there are plenty of deals on upgrades, but if you want to start afresh, then you can save $187 on Ableton Live 10 Suite.View Deal

iZotope Cyber Monday bundle worth $49, saving $664
Get RX Elements, Ozone Elements, Neutron Elements, Nectar Elements, DDLY, Mobius Filter, and Trash 2 - all with a total value of $713 for just $49.View Deal

Waves Abbey Road TG Mastering Chain: was $199, now $29.99
Now is your chance to get hold of five independent mixing and mastering modules, modelled after the EMI TG12410 Transfer Console used in all Abbey Road's mastering suites since the early '70s to this day.View Deal

Save up to 50% on IK Multimedia music software
Get AmpliTube 4 MAX, T-RackS 5 MAX and Syntronik Deluxe for half price, and save big on other titles, too.View Deal

More of the latest Cyber Monday plugin deals, updated live - stay tuned!

150 Waves plugins reduced to $29.99 and buy 2, get 1 free
Over 90% off top instruments and effects plugins. Buy two plugins and you'll receive an email from Waves inviting you to download a third, for free from the $29.99 selection.View Deal

Get OneKnob Wetter reverb plugin for free
Claim your free version of the OneKnob Wetter which adds instant depth and dimension to any track by turning just one knob. What more do you need?View Deal

XILS-lab Oxium: was $99, now $29
XILS-lab put a lot of work into making Oxium's filters behave more like analogue circuits than digital processes, giving you ultra-smooth bass, vibrant leads, captivating pads, and anything else your mind can cook up. View Deal

Vengeance-Sound VPS Avenger: was $220, now $110
Vengeance-Sound VPS Avenger is intense and perhaps the most versatile - and certainly one of the best-sounding - synth plugins the folk at Sweetwater have seen. Hence why they given it such a hefty  saving, no doubt.View Deal

Soundtoys PrimalTap: was $149, now $29
Based on the Prime Time hardware delay from 1978, PrimalTap delivers everything from subtle chorusing and flanging to complex multi-tap delays. It's perfect for lo-fi echo effects, at the lo-lo price of $29.
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Soundtoys FilterFreak: was $149, now $29
Want to get creative with your sounds, but you also love that analog vibe? Want to save a whopping $120 in the process? Look no further than the amazing FilterFreak, a filter plugin that gives you a classic, warm analogue effect.View Deal

Ableton Live 10 Intro: was $99, now $74
DAW software with 1500+ sounds (5GB+), 16 tracks, 8 Scenes, 4 software instruments, 29 effects, and 5 content packs - Mac/PC VST, AU.View Deal

Ableton Push 2 with Live 10 Suite: was $1,398, now $999
The ultimate Ableton-lover's bundle: Live 10 Suite and Push 2 together for $999, a saving of $399. Get the dedicated pad controller and control surface for Ableton Live with 64 pads and colour LCD display.View Deal

Positive Grid BIAS Studio Platinum: was $699, now $279
Bundle includes BIAS Amp 2 Elite, BIAS FX Elite, Acoustic Signature Pack Expansion, Bass Signature Pack Expansion, Metal Signature Pack Expansion, BIAS Pedal, BIAS Delay, BIAS Modulation, Pro Series Compressor, and Pro Series EQ.View Deal

Positive Grid BIAS Elite Amp and FX: was $399, now $159
This guitar software bundle includes BIAS FX 2 Elite, and BIAS Amp 2 Elite. 100s of amp and effects models combined with the powerful Amp Match technology and all of this can be yours for a total saving of $240.View Deal

PreSonus Studio One 4.5 Pro: was $399.95, now $199.98
Studio One 4 takes another step forward with the addition of Harmonic Editing, Patterns and the XT instruments. Get 50% off this hugely popular DAW this Cyber Monday.View Deal

50% off all Waves plugins and bundles
Claim 50% off all Waves plugins and bundles with the code BF50 when you hit the checkout. Terms and conditions apply.
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Arturia V-Collection was $499, now $299
New customers can purchase V-Collection 7 for just $299, saving you a delectable $200.View Deal

Crossgrade to Arturia V-Collection 7 for just $199
Existing customers, with any registered Arturia product, can purchase V-Collection 7 for $199.View Deal

Upgrade to Arturia V-Collection 7 for $99
Customers who own any previous version of V-Collection can upgrade to the latest version for just $99.View Deal

PuigTecEQs: was $299, now $29.99
A bundle of the MEQ-5 and Puigtec EQP-1A EQ, which is a replication of the original hand-crafted unit owned by iconic producer/engineer Jack Joseph Puig (U2, Rolling Stones).View Deal

Chris Lord-Alge Signature Series: down to $59.99 from $399
Six easy-to-use audio plugins for mixing vocals, guitars, bass, drums and more, created with Grammy Award-winning mixing engineer Chris Lord-Alge (Green Day, U2).View Deal

Waves REDD: now $29.99 down from $249
Another Abbey Road Studio icon can be yours for just a mere snip of its original price. Based on the legendary REDD.17, REDD.37 and REDD.51 consoles, Waves REDD plugin delivers the classic British sound of the 1960s.View Deal

Waves API 2500: was $299, now just $29.99
Modelled on API's vintage compressor, the 2500 boasts a wide range of incredibly musical parameters which have made it a favourite of engineers the world over.View Deal

Aphex Vintage Aural Exciter: was $299, now $29.99
Modeled on one of only a few tube-powered units ever made, the Aural Exciter delivers all the unique character of the original hardware unit, with all the advantages of software.View Deal

C6 Multiband compressor: was $299, now $29.99
The ideal tool for de-essing and de-popping in the studio or onstage. The C6 gives you all the multiband compression and dynamic equalization you need to shape your sound.View Deal

Reel ADT: was $249, now $29.99
Waves/Abbey Road Reel ADT is the first plugin to successfully emulate Abbey Road Studios’ pioneering process of Artificial Double Tracking, putting the magic of that era in your hands within seconds.View Deal

H-Reverb Hybrid Reverb: was $349, now $29.99
Want richer, deeper reverb tails that sit beautifully in the mix while breathing crisp air into your tracks? H-Reverb is the plugin for you.View Deal

Abbey Road Reverb Plates: was $249, now $29.99
A state-of-the-art modeling of the four legendary reverb plates housed at Abbey Road Studios and used on recordings by the Beatles, Pink Floyd and Radiohead.View Deal

Smack Attack: was $69, now $29.99
Add smack and bite to drums, loops, synth hits and all percussive sounds by designing the level, shape and duration of their transients’ attack and sustain.View Deal

PRS SuperModels: was $129, now $39.99
Created in collaboration with Paul Reed Smith, the Waves PRS SuperModels plugin models three high-end PRS guitar amps: the PRS Archon, Dallas, and Blue Sierra/V9.View Deal

Where can I find the best Cyber Monday plugin deals?

Loads of plugin and music software sites will be taking part in Cyber Monday for 2019, so it’s worth signing up to mailing lists of your favourite retailers to get the jump on the best deals.

Of course, if you can’t be bothered with the stress of searching through the latest deals yourself, our experts will be pulling all-nighters across the event to uncover the very best Cyber Monday plugin deals and publishing them right here. 

In fact, we’d recommend bookmarking this page - as well as our main Cyber Monday 2019 hub page - while you remember.

Cyber Monday plugin deals: what to expect

The great thing is that, as plugins are downloads rather than physical products, they won’t sell out. A more realistic consideration is that some of these deals might be time-limited, so we’d recommend you don’t ponder a purchase for too long.

Discounts can range from a few pounds/dollars off a cool sample pack, to massive percentage discounts of huge swathes of music production software. Last year, Native Instruments knocked 50% off 175 of its best products, including the likes of Kontakt 6, Traktor Pro 3, Monark, Massive, Guitar Rig 5 and Reaktor 6. Other companies will offer bundle deals, too – the more you purchase, the more you save.

In its last sale, Waves knocked a staggering $3,450 off its Horizon plugin bundle, dropping it to just $549. For vintage fans, you could pick up the Abbey Road Vinyl plugin for just $49 (usually $249).

These are a silly numbers, so if you’re planning on updating your studio or adding to your collection to boost your music production set-up, it’s well worth marking your diary for Cyber Monday.

How can I prepare for Cyber Monday?

Start your wishlist now! The most sensible way to take advantage of the best Cyber Monday plugin deals is to know in advance what you’re looking for. This will make searching much easier, rather than having to trawl through loads of deals you don’t want to find the ones you do.

Check out your favourite brands, see what you need and will genuinely use – don’t waste your cash and load up on stuff you won’t use. Has there been a raft of new software launches lately? If so, perhaps the old version will be massively discounted for Cyber Monday?

What are you music production goals for the next 12 months? Is there software that will help you achieve them? Now could be the time to invest.