Best free VST plugins 2024 for Afrobeats & Dancehall

Best free VST plugins 2024 for Afrobeats & Dancehall
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Do you want to produce Afro oriented beats for 2022 : Dancehall, Reggaeton or Afrobeats and more? Here is our best selection of free quality plugins to produce African music from A to Z, ready to send to Wizkid, Burna Boy, J Balvin, Sean Paul and many more!

Free Instruments plugins

Piano VST : Labs Soft Piano

Free Piano VST plugin 2022 for Afrobeats, Dancehall and more

Created by Spitfire, this free VST piano is the most realistic piano on the plugin market : it will bring life and authenticity to your next beats!


Features :

  • ADSR
  • Saturation
  • Chorus

Download Labs Soft Piano : here

Saxophone VST : DSK

Created by DSK, this Saxophone is ideal to add the special Saxophone touch usually present on Afrobeats compositions.

Features :

  • Soprano & Tenor
  • ADSR
  • Velocity
  • Reverb

Have fun with it!

Download Saxophone DSK : here

Bass VST : Ample Bass P Lite II

Free Bass VST plugin 2022 for Afrobeats, Dancehall and more

Ample Bass P lite II is a realistic bass ideal for adding a live feel to your music productions.

A must try!

Features :

  • Realistic Fingering Noise
  • Velocity Layer
  • Auto Buzz system.
  • Parameters Control Automation
  • Poly Legato.
  • Slide Smoother
  • Vibrato

Download Ample Bass P Lite II : here

Guitar VST : Keolabs

Best free guitar VST 2022 for Afrobeats & Dancehall

This free guitar by Keolabs contains several charming acoustic sounds to try : From Ukulele to acoustic guitar.

I personally used it and really enjoyed it!

Features :

  • 9 Guitar Presets
  • Chords Detection
  • Harmonics
  • Vibrato
  • Impedance…

Download Keolabs Guitar VST : here

Vox VST : Abstract Vox

(Free) Abstract Vox VST : Best Output Arcade Alternative

The only superb free alternative to Output Arcade, Abstract Vox is your weapon to finalize your beats ready for your next hits to share with the world!


  • 61 Vocal Presets
  • Attack
  • Release
  • Reverb

Download Abstract Vox : here

Synth VST : Afrokeyz

Afrokeyz is a free VST synth that we created after noticing the lack of easy access to quality sounds to produce any kind of Afro-oriented music.

With 6 presets, and 40 presets (paid version), our sounds proposed in this VST will delight you.

Features :

  • ADSR
  • LFO
  • Reverb
  • Filters
  • Pitch

Download Afrokeyz : here

Drum VST : Afroplugin

Afroplugin is a free drum VST that we also created after noticing the lack of easy access to quality sounds to produce any kind of Afro oriented music.

With 10 presets, based on 10 musical genres dominating the current Afro music, our sounds proposed in this VST will allow you to create in a few seconds the beat of your dreams.

Features :

  • ADSR
  • Pitch
  • Reverb
  • 10 Drum Presets : Dancehall, Reggae, Afrobeats, Hip-Hop, Soul, Reggaeton, R&b & more…

Download Afroplugin : here

Free FX effect plugins

Filter modulation VST : Flux Mini

With 20 built-in presets, Flux Mini by Caelum Audio is a must try FX plugin to give your beats a boost!

Features :

  • Filters
  • Resonance
  • AMP
  • Sidechain
  • 20 Presets

Download Flux Mini : here

Automated multi-FX VST : Finisher micro

With 25 built-in presets, Finisher Micro by U Jam is the final touch of effects not to be overlooked in the studio.

Features :

  • 25 presets
  • EQ
  • Reverb
  • Chorus
  • Compressor

Download Finisher micro : here

Creative motion filter VST : Filterstep

Top free FX effect VST plugins 2022 for Afrobeats, Dancehall and more

Filter Step by Audiomodern is a free VST effect that brings new inspirations filled with creativity that will fulfill your expectations as a music producer.

Features :
• Filter Grooves Generator in real-time
• Tempo sync
• Motion

Download Filterstep : here

Analog Effect VSTs Collection : Superfly DSP

Superfly DSP offers 5 free VST effects emulations inspired by Vintage Music. These effects vintages are :

  • Stereo Wah Wah
  • Delay
  • Chorus
  • Tremolo
  • Reverb

Download Superfly DSP Effect VSTs : here

Free Mixing & Mastering plugins

Analog Mixing & Mastering VSTs : Analog Obsession

Analog obsession is a plugin company offering free quality plugins that reproduce the sounds of analog.

They offer 9 plugins including :

  • Equalizer
  • Limiter
  • Reverb
  • Amps and more!

To use without moderation!

Download Analog Obsessions plugins : here

Stereo imaging VST : Ozone imager 2

Top free mixing and mastering VST plugins 2022 for Afrobeats, Dancehall and more

Ozone imager 2 by Izotope is a free plugin that I personally use constantly to mix my beats.

Simple and efficient, it allows you to set the possible stereo intensity for the final mix of your music productions.

Features :

  • Width
  • Vizualisation

Download Ozone imager 2 : here

Loudness Meter VST : Youlean

Free Loudness Meter VST for Afrobeats & Dancehall 2022

Hard to set the perfect mixing and mastering volume for your beats to sound professional, isn’t it? Here’s a cool VST to help you out : Youlean!

With the use of this plugin, you will be able to set your beat to the standards of streaming platforms such as Spotify and more.

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Download Youlean VST : here

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Best Wishes!