The Best Free VST Instruments - Drum Sampler:
Audio production software for mastering, mixing, and music composing:
Drum Sampler with 32-bit support
The SoftDrum LTD drum sampler by Fretted Synth loads standard wave (.wav) files in both mono and stereo format up to 32-bit at any sample rate with up to four samples can be loaded in each sample slot. The VST plugin features volume-, pan-, tune-, velocity-, attack-, and release controls for each sample slot. SoftDrum LTD comes in both a 12 and a 6 pad version.
24 pad Drum Sampler
The free Sam! 1.3 VST drum sampler by Sonic Assault handles 16 & 24 bit wav-files in both mono and stereo. The VST plugin can load up to 24 files at the same time and features ADSR envelope, pitch, volume, velocity, pan, start & end position, forward, reverse, and loop play mode. On top of this the Sam! 1.3 drum sampler has 8 fully assignable 12dB LP, BP, HP, and notch filters.
Drum Sampler with Sequencer
The Tatapoum 4 VST plug-in by Venusian Snails is a combined drum sampler and pattern sequencer. It loads 16 & 24 bit wav-samples and features 10 drum pads, each with: amplitude, pan, sample playback length, normal/reverse playback direction, full/fade playback envelope, velocity, and pitch. The pattern sequencer of the Tatapoum 4 VST plugin features: 16 pads, 5 flexible effects (2 flam rolls + 2 feedback rolls + 1 reverse), saveable and loadable pattern sets (32 patterns in all), and shuffle.
Drum Sampler Plugin with Modulation
The free Grizzly drum sampler VST plugin by Majken and Cyan is a powerful drum sampler with many of the same features as Battery or Guru. The Grizzly VST plugin features 8 drum pads with built in filters and 9 different effects like e.g. distortion, bitcrusher, flanger, and delay. You can bring life to your drum beats by modulating the individual drum pads by either an AD-envelope, an LFO, or a CPU efficient Trigger. The free Grizzly drum sampler VST also allows you to control the velocity, pich, playback position, and decay of the individual samples. Grizzly plays 8-32 bit mono and stereo wav-files and comes with 100 included wav-samples.
The Grizzly VST plugin needs its own special font to display the text in the GUI properly. If, after you've installed the plugin, the font-size is so small you can't even read it, just go to your fonts-folder and update it by pressing F5...
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