Synthwave sounds from the 80s for your DAW

After a few months, we are glad to share another free plugin with you: SQ8ROM emulation of the Ensoniq’s SQ-80!

The SQ8ROM is a free plugin that allows you to add 80s synthwave’s influences in your productions. Originally a wavetable workstation hardware released in 1987, it is now available as a free plugin (VST/AU).

The plugin is based on the sound and synthesizer architecture of the Ensoniq SQ80 and comes with 50 sounds, the remaining sounds are available as free expansions for a total of 168 sounds.


  • Compatible with Windows 7 and up or macOS High Sierra and up.
  • The plugin requires 1 GB of HD space, 3.5 GB with the expansions.
  • Windows VST plugins in both 32-bit and 64-bit format.
  • Windows VST3 in 64-bit format only.
  • macOS High Sierra and up VST, VST3 and AU plugins format (compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit systems).
  • Compatible with the most popular DAWs on the market: Ableton Live, Cockos Reaper, Steinberg Cubase, FL Studio, Traktion, Mixcraft, Sony Acid, Presonus Studio One, Cakewalk Sonar, and Apple’s Logic Pro.
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