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Classic 808 Sounds, Right in Your DAW

Have you ever wanted to try the authentic Roland TR-808? To hear the original 808 kick? Do you want to get to know the drum machine that changed music? Now's your chance!

Test drive the Roland TR-808 Software Rhythm Composer and all of our TR-808 patch collections until August 31st, for free with a Roland Account—no paid membership required.*

Learn how to install the TR-808 Plugin in your favorite DAW.

Just starting out? Learn how to play the TR-808 in Zenbeats, Roland's music creation app.

The Only Official 808 Plugin
Roland invented the 808, and now we’ve brought it to life in your DAW.

Painstaking Modeling
Using our proprietary Analog Circuit Behavior technology, we’ve recreated the original analog circuits that are the essence of the TR-808’s distinct sound, so your tracks have that classic boom, snap, and sizzle.

Modern Features To Bring Your Tracks To Life  
We’ve added some extra features not found on the original 808. Now you have a fully-featured edit window, sub-outs with no cables and you can even drag patterns right from the plugin to your DAW project!

Download Roland Cloud Manager, Signup for a FREE Roland Account, and Install the AU, AAX, or VST TR-808 Plugin!


*Test Drive is a time-based activation of the TR-808 instrument and patch collections. After August 31st, access to the TR-808 and its corresponding patch collections will only be available as a Lifetime Key purchase or in Pro or Ultimate memberships.