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Free drum - percussion sampler plugin. Fast and easy for use...

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Speedrum Lite

Speedrum Lite is a "simple" drum - percussion MPC style sampler. It is designed to be easy to use and to have a fast workflow. It has everything essentinal you need to start making beats. Although not yet in the final version (a work in progress), it is quite stable for everyday use. If you find any bugs please report it so we can fix it!

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With all essential controls and more...

  • 16 drum pads

    • Mpc style pads layout
    • Individual sample loading either by drag and drop or via pad’s context menu
    • Drag and drop multiple samples at once to auto populate pads
    • Pads can be triggered by MIDI notes

  • Essential controls

    • Mute and Solo
    • Volume, Pan, Pitch
    • Low and High Pass filter
    • Volume modulation by Velocity
    • With VST parameters for modulation

  • Waveform

    • Waveform view of loaded sample
    • Start and End of sample can be adjusted
    • AHD Envelope (Attack – Hold – Decay) for further tuning
    • Arrow buttons to cycle through all samples in the current folder

  • Multiple outputs

    • Every pad can be set to one of 16 available stereo outputs
    • Supported Saving and Loading drumkits
    • DrumKit can be saved with samples in subfolder for portablility
    • Default sample directory (Preferences)

  • Fits every Screen

    • Easy-to-use user interface
    • Fully resizable from 60 to 200 %
    • Default size can be set in Preferences
    • Written in native C++ code for high performance and low CPU usage

  • Cross Platform

    • WAV, AIF, FLAC, MP3, OGG file format support
    • In VST, VST3 and AU plugin format
    • Windows 7-10
    • MacOSX 10.7 and above
    • Linux Ubuntu/Mint/Debian

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Here you can download beta versions of Speedrum Lite.
The installer packages contain plug-ins for all formats supported by the platform.

Latest version: 0.7.1 (Changelog)


7 or above

VST, VST3 - 64 & 32 bit


10.7 or above

VST, VST3, AU - 64 bit



Ubuntu/Debian based

VST, VST3 - 64 bit


*Windows versions require VC++ redistributable installed (can be downloaded from support.microsoft.com )

Contact Us

If you reporting a bug please include information like what happened, a crash report if you have one, the operating system (Linux, MacOSX, Windows) and DAW you're using, and any other info you think is useful.

Bug reports, feature requests and suggestions can also be made at the official Apisonic Labs forum at KVR.