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Cantabile Lite - Free VST Host

A Powerful and Free VST Host with Beautifully Designed & Touch Friendly UI!


If you're looking for a simple way to play VST plugins in realtime, we think you're going to love our free VST host Cantabile Lite.

Cantabile Lite includes the high-performance audio engine and beautiful UI from it's big brothers Cantabile Solo and Performer. It's perfect if you just want to play a couple of instruments, add some effects, or design and audition new sound presets.

It installs in seconds, is really easy to configure and super stable.

And yes it really is completely free!

Includes both x86 and x64 editions.
Works on Windows 7 (SP1), Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 (Anniversary Update).
For Windows XP and Windows Vista use the older 32xx series builds available here.

What Can You Do With Cantabile Lite?

  • Host and Play virtual VST instruments live
  • Process audio effect in real-time (eg: reverb, guitar amp sims)
  • Map MIDI devices and channels to different instruments
  • Play using your MIDI keyboard, the on-screen keyboard or PC Keyboard
  • Stay in-time with built in metronome
  • Design new sounds with morph and randomize tools
  • Mix and match x64 and x86 plugins with built-in jBridge support.
  • Save different configurations for easy recall

and so much more...

If down the track you find you've outgrown Cantabile Lite your saved files can be loaded into Cantabile Solo and Cantabile Performer. No need to setup everything again - just upgrade and start using the new features.

Find out more about Cantabile Solo and Cantabile Performer with this quick tour...