The professional's kick drum synth

Why BigKick?

  • Great bottom-end: design a drum that fits perfectly with your bass.
  • Quick and frustration-free: cut out hours of hunting through samples.
  • Reuse your existing drum sample library.
  • Incredibly useful instant drag-and-drop sample export.
  • No complex envelopes to set, just sensible knobs for instant results.


  • Massive factory library and 16 add-on packs available
  • Tuned kick drums
  • Easily integrates with your existing sample libraries
  • Easier to use than any other kick drum design tool
  • Phase-shift free high pass filtering
  • Multiple outputs, auto-play, overdrive, drag and drop export and many other features
  • If you find a common style of kick drum it can’t replicate, send us a sample. We will fix it in the next version.

Compatibility – OSX:Audio Unit 64-bit, VST 2.4 64-bit, AAX Protools 64-bit, OS X 10.9 or later WINDOWS: VST 2.4 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows 7, Windows 8; AAX Protools 64-bit. (Older versions are available with 32-bit compatibility).

Preset designers

Audialize, Cutline, Daniel Daly, D-Product, Freemasons, Jamie Anderson, Jim Credland, John Lead, Kris O’Neil, Niche Audio, Rasmus Faber and Timo Garcia.

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Audio demos

Have a listen to a short demo, or download some free example kick drums from BigKick.

WAV samples from BigKick

You can download some free WAV samples generated by BigKick here. Use them in your productions.


Download includes

  • BigKick Sample – Close Relation Of God Kick.wav
  • BigKick Sample – Freemasons Bread and Butter Kick.wav
  • BigKick Sample – JC Bungee.wav
  • BigKick Sample – JC Little Kick.wav
  • BigKick Sample – JC Robot Monster.wav
  • BigKick Sample – KrisONeil2.wav
  • BigKick Sample – KrisOneil1.wav
  • BigKick Sample – Nineteen.wav
  • BigKick Sample – RF KIck 1.wav
  • BigKick Sample – RF Kick 3.wav
  • BigKick Sample – Sagging Kick.wav
  • BigKick Sample – Something Clean.wav
  • BigKick Sample – Trance Daly 5.wav
  • BigKick Sample – Trance In A.wav


Tutorials and reviews

BigKick User Guide

Version 1.5

The following documentation is available for BigKick.

  1. The user manual itself (PDF).
  2. Kick Drum Theory: an analysis of kick drum sound.
  3. Technical Q&A: under the hood, tips and trouble shooting

If you’ve read these and you’re having problems contact the support team at Plugin Boutique.