Free music software round-up: Week 56

In terms of releases, the week just past has been a relatively quiet one in the world of free music software, but that could well be because developers are busy readying loads of stuff that we'll be getting our hands on very soon.

If you've got a new free music software release, make sure you let us know about it by emailing with all the details.

Sir elliot brass instrument equaliser

Sir elliot brass instrument equaliser

Sir Elliot Brass Instrument Equaliser

Platform/format: PC/VST Download

It's rare to find an EQ that's so explicitly designed for use on one group of instruments, but yes, this one really is said to be made for use "solely" on trombone, saxophone, trumpet and other brass parts. If you want to hear it in action, check out the videos here and here.

DUY z-room

DUY z-room

DUY Z-Room

Platform/format: PC, Mac/VST, AU, RTAS, MAS Download

Previously charged-for (we think), this cross-platform reverb plug-in can now be yours for nothing. The developer believes that "high quality density and diffusion provide unparalleled sound quality," and there are 50 presets. You'll have to fill in a registration form to get the download, but that's the only price to pay. Note that the PC version is RTAS only.

Ben Rogerson
Deputy Editor

I’m the Deputy Editor of MusicRadar, having worked on the site since its launch in 2007. I previously spent eight years working on our sister magazine, Computer Music. I’ve been playing the piano, gigging in bands and failing to finish tracks at home for more than 30 years, 24 of which I’ve also spent writing about music and the ever-changing technology used to make it.