Best Free Distortion Plugins For PC & Mac (2018)!

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Soundhack ++decimate

++decimate uses bit depth and sample rate reduction for added aliasing and decimation noise. a very noisy plugin. useful for adding harshness, distortion and brightness to any sound.

Soundhack d++decimate

Available here: Soundhack

Ignite Amps NRR-1

NRR-1 is a digital emulation of a three channels tube preamplifier for guitar. It has been developed to accurately model its real hardware counterpart, built for Fleshgod Apocalypse guitarist Cristiano Trionfera by Ignite Amps, back in 2009. The NRR-1 core circuit is mainly based on a famous boutique preamplifier made in ’88, modded to suit Cristiano’s needs in the best possible way.

Ignite Amps NRR- Free Distortion


  • Ignite Amps 3rd generation triode modeling engine.
  • Three channels: clean, rhythm and lead, each with fully separated controls.
  • Mono / Stereo processing support.
  • Selectable oversampling rate (up to 8x).
  • Global input / output level controls.
  • Double precision (64-bit) floating point mathematical model.
  • Fully automatable controls.
  • Ignite Amps proprietary preset management system with bank file import/export functions.

Available here: Ignite Amps

Saschart MultiCrusher Free

MultiCrusher is a multi algorithm distortion with 5 algorithms: overdrive (fat and weak), decimator, clip and foldback! Foldback contain Clipper facility. The foldback/clipper can be applied before or after overdrive/decimator.

Saschart mutliCrusher free distortion


  • Two overdrive algorithms and decimator
  • Foldback with Clipper facility (Multiply=0)
  • Threshold with Flip Threshold for negative values of wave
  • The foldback/clipper can be applied before or after overdrive/decimator
  • Pan position for the distorted signal
  • Round knob make sound smooth and round to avoid aliasing and reduce the peaks. On negative values this knob insert nice harmonics.
  • Antialiasing button will reduce peaks and other sharp sounds.
  • Nice presets for guitar, drums, lead

Available here: Saschart

Saschart TwinCrusher

TwinCrusher it’s a two band distortion with overdrive algorithm and round (antialias) feature.  Extremely low resources taken! Your guitar, drums and leads will sound very cool!

Saschart TwinCrusher Free Distortion


  • Two band overdrive distortion for high and low frequencies
  • Gain and drive amount for each band
  • Round knob make sound smooth and round to avoid aliasing and reduce peaks and sharp. On low values this knob insert nice harmonics.
  • Nice presets for guitardrums, lead and others.

Available here: Saschart

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