Note: This free promotion has ended and this article serves as an archive of the event.

It’s time for the free audio plugin giveaway in April. For a limited time, the iZotope Ozone 9 Elements plugin is free through April 30, courtesy of Sweetwater. We saw the promotion and thought it was too good to be true. But, upon filling out the name and email form on the Sweetwater website, the activation code was automatically sent. This is a great gift at a time when almost all artists and audio engineers are at home for the COVID-19 lockdown. Enjoy this free plugin and get to mastering your tracks!

About iZotope Ozone 9 Elements

iZotope’s Ozone 9 Elements is a mastering plugin that will transform your unfinished mix into a polished sounding master. How does it work? The suite of essential mastering tools is equipped with intelligent AI processing and hand full of new features.


Ready for another great free audio plugin? This month of March, we are featuring the free version of SSD 5.5 from Steven Slate. The SSD 5.5 Free is a virtual drum plugin that consists of an integrated drum sampler and instrument library. If you need amazing virtual drums that sound realistic, this plugin is for you. This is not an expiring demo and it’s fully functional.

This updated free version introduces several new drum kits and new great features. With endless customization parameters and mapping options, these drums will contribute big time for your audio production.

Getting Your Free Plugin

  1. Create a Steven Slate Audio account account to redeem your free copy. If you don’t already have an account you can create yours with valid email address to receive the download link.

Installing the SSD 5.5 Free Plugin

  1. Once logged into your account, install the Slate Audio Center license manager app by going to the products and download section in your profile.
  2. Once installed, launch the app and install the SSD 5.5 Free plugin.
  3. Note, you must be logged into your account via the app for the first time.
  4. Install the plugin version required for your DAW audio software program.

SSD 5.5 Free is available as VST/AU/AAX Plugins for Windows & macOS. No iLok required.