Guitar Rig

Guitar Rig 5.2.0

Turn your computer into an all-in-one guitar amp


  • Huge selection of effects
  • Support for lead and bass guitar plus a mic
  • Well designed interface


  • Guitar reproduction quality not perfect
  • Requires foot pedal for best results

Very good

Guitar Rig is ideal for musicians working on a budget that need a solid all-in-one guitar management application.

Guitar Rig allows you to connect your guitar to your computer so that you can amplify and manage your guitar sound as if you were in a professional studio . The soundcard routes the signal to your speakers and Guitar Rig simulates a series of classic amps, cabinets, mics and effects via a drag and drop interface.

Of course, the effect is not as good as using a professional studio but most users report that reproduction is very good for a simple computer application. The interface of Guitar Rig is extremely well laid out and even for those new to amps and guitar effects, it doesn't take long to navigate your way around. If you intend to use Guitar Rig for live performances, a convenient Live View displays the most essential readouts and level monitors to keep your eye on.

It's not exactly a professional music studio but Guitar Rig is an impressive effort.

Adds the "Cool Plex" amp and the new Master Effects section.


  • Adds the "Cool Plex" amp and the new Master Effects section.
Guitar Rig


Guitar Rig 5.2.0

User reviews about Guitar Rig

  • David Schneider

    by David Schneider

    Hyped as free download, not free.
    Supposedly a free software download. It is not. First of all, on opening it th...   More

  • by Anonymous

    Can spend hours playing with this, the mix tape option is sweet..
    Love it! So many options and sounds.... just b...   More

  • by Anonymous

    This doesn't work, don't waste your time..
    It doesn't work at all, set the recording to the right microphone inp...   More

  • by Anonymous

    guitar rig.
    good to learn to play aguitar. tehe program is same with pedal effect
    Pros: guitar rig
    Con...   More