About PatchArena

We are passionate about Synthesizers, Audio Effects, and Music Technology.

PatchArena is an online community for sound designers and electronic musicians. We host the worlds largest collection of user created patches and skins for hardware and software synthesizers and effects. Our patch database contains hundreds of banks for VST Plugins, DirectX Plugins, Audio Units Plugins, Creamware, Orion, Reason, and FL Studio instruments. A big thank you to everyone that has contributed so far. To make your patches and skins available for others then submit them here.

PatchArena is managed by Sound Designer Chad Beckwith.  With the help of good friends and talented musicians.

Musical Instruments should be fun.  Making music should be fun.  PatchArena highlights the best of available music instruments and technology. 

Enjoy the site!

Downloads & Sharing Your Sounds

There is no login required to download files, so this is the perfect place to share your sounds with friends. Safe and spam free downloads as opposed to other file sharing services.  All downloads have a “Report” link on their respective page, please contact us if you find any offending downloads. 

You have to login on the Downloads page to share and upload your own creations.  If you have downloads that exceed 500MB in size please contact us. 

Streaming Video, Audio, and Images.

All streaming video, audio, and media files are externally linked to from non-affiliated web sites and are not the creative property of PatchArena. 

Privacy Policy & Terms

Privacy Policy


All brand names, product images, and trademarks on this site are used only for reference purposes. PatchArena is not affiliated or a representative of any of the companies mentioned on this website.

Contact Form

We’d love to hear from you! 

Please send us news, comments, suggestions, or questions. We spend a lot of time working and maintaining the site.  If you found something useful here, give a shout to let us know. 

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