Top 50 Macintosh Music Software Titles

These are currently the most popular Macintosh downloads on Hitsquad

You might also like to check out our Best Music Production Software Round-up.

Software TitleDescriptionLicenseReleased on:Powersort icon
Nexus 2.6.3

Nexus is a Rom synthesizer. [VST/AU/RTAS]

PaidTuesday, June 10, 201495db
QMidi v2.5.5

MIDI/KARAOKE/Multimedia Player.

SharewareWednesday, January 27, 201685db
Addictive Drums 2.0

Drum Production Studio. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, September 26, 201385db
Rebirth RB-338 v2.0.1

Software emulation of TR-303s and one TR-808.

Freeware | FreeThursday, September 1, 200585db
Voxengo SPAN 2.10

Real-time spectrum analyzer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeFriday, March 4, 201680db
Ableton Live v9.6.1

Compose, record, remix, improvise and edit your musical ideas. Works with the Ableton Push Controller [Hosts VST Plugins]

Demo | TrialFriday, April 29, 201680db
SynthMaster 2.8

Semi-modular software synthesizer and multi-FX plug-in. [AU/VST/VSTi]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 6, 201680db
MuLab Free v7

Top-quality sound and music production system, transforming your computer into an inspiring modular studio.

Freeware | FreeMonday, June 6, 201680db
Reason 8.1

Reason is a virtual studio rack with tools like Analog synth, sampler, drum machine, ReCycle!-based loop player, mixer, effects, pattern sequencer, and more.

Demo | DemonstrationSaturday, December 20, 201480db
Pro Tools v12.5

Pro Tools is an advanced audio and music production platform.

Demo | TrialMonday, April 4, 201680db
Altiverb 7.2.2

A sampled acoustics real-time convolution reverb plug-in. [AU/VST/MAS/RTAS/HTDM]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, May 15, 201475db
ArKaos American DJ Grand Grand VJ 2.0.2

Eight channel VJ software for real time HD video mixing

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 24, 201475db
VST Plug-in Pack 7

Pack of 30 VST plug-ins.

Freeware | FreeFriday, November 21, 200375db
UVI Workstation v2.6.6

Multi-timbral virtual instrument that gives you unlimited parts, built in effects, functionality for live performance, and an intuitive real-time workflow. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Freeware | FreeMonday, June 6, 201675db
Independence Free 3.1

Sampler. [VST/AU/RTAS/Standalone]

Freeware | FreeMonday, January 7, 201375db
SampleTank FREE 3

Free version of SampleTank with 204 Sounds and more than 500 MB of samples [AU/VSTi/RTAS]

Freeware | FreeTuesday, September 2, 201475db
Music Math v4.0

Convert values for musical use: tempo, transpose, delay and tap tempo

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 25, 200775db
Pro Tools FREE

Professional 24bit Multi track recording and MIDI sequencing software

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 26, 200075db
Guitar Rig v5.2.0

Guitar setup - Vast selection of virtual effects, amplifiers and cabinets.

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, November 8, 201375db
Automap 4.9

Offers an instant controlling solution for your MIDI Hardware controllers to work with all your plug-ins.

Freeware | FreeThursday, July 9, 201575db
MDA AU Plug-in Pack 1.0.2

Bundle of 15 free plug-ins - amps, delays, vocoder & more. [AU]

Free | Open SourceWednesday, September 15, 201075db
Recabinet 5.0.4

A cabinet simulator which can be used with real or simulated amps. [AU/VST/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 6, 201675db
Ambience v1.0.7

Reverb plug-in. [VST/AU]

Free | DonationwareMonday, August 16, 201075db
Obie Editor v1.1

Patch editor for the Oberheim Matrix 1000

Freeware | FreeWednesday, July 18, 200770db
TAL-Vocoder-2 V1.02

Vintage vocoder emulation with 11 bands that emulates the sound of vocoders from the early 80s. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, January 7, 201370db
MStereoExpander v9.22

This plugin givesyou stereo field modification to improve clarity and/or reduce differences between channels. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, June 6, 201670db
Harmony Navigator 2.7.3

Intelligent meta instrument for composition in all keys with chord progression editor.

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, August 29, 201470db
Matrix 2.4

Voice Coder. [VST/RTAS/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, April 4, 201670db
Virtual Singer v3.2

Additional module for Melody/Harmony Assistant to make your computer sing

SharewareMonday, May 1, 200670db
Audacity v2.1.2

Audacity is a Cross-platform full featured multi-track sound editor.

Free | Open SourceMonday, May 2, 201670db
EchoBoy v4.4.3

Studio quality echo/delay for Pro Tools systems. [VST/TDM/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 3, 201470db
PitchPerfect Guitar Tuner v1.21

Easy to use basic tuner for guitar.

Freeware | FreeMonday, October 29, 201270db
GarageBand 10.1.1

GarageBand for Mac is a digital audio workstation (DAW) and music sequencer, with guitar amp and effects modeling and other added features.

PaidMonday, May 2, 201670db
GuitarTabX v1.30

Guitar tabulature editing and playback software for MacOS and MacOSX

SharewareMonday, December 17, 200170db
KMid v2.4.0

MIDI/Karaoke player for KDE4.

Freeware | FreeWednesday, August 18, 201070db
G-Player v2.1.4

Native Giga player designed to play the large orchestral sound libraries and supports disk streaming, dimensions, keyswitches and layered instruments. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, May 2, 201670db
D-SoundPRO 3.5.1

Pro Audio Sound Editor, Software Synth, WaveGenerator and MIDI/SCSI samplers network manager..

SharewareSaturday, September 5, 199870db
WaveLab v9.0.20

An audio editing software with audio mastering features

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 6, 201670db
SHOUTcast Mac OS X server 1.9.2

Run your own Shoutcast server

Freeware | FreeTuesday, November 26, 200270db
Electroacoustics Toolbox 3.5

Acoustical testing and measurement.

Demo | TrialMonday, April 21, 201470db
ChordPro Buddy v1.2.2

Edit, format, transpose, show, play and print lyrics, chords and tabs without notes for guitar players or other musicians. Use, create, store nice layouts for all your lyrics.

PaidThursday, July 26, 201270db
A.O.M. Invisible Limiter 1.7.4

A software limiter plugin with automatic attack/release-time optimization [VST/AU/AAX]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 1, 201670db
Studio One v3.2.2

Music creation and production application that makes audio recording, MIDI sequencing, and audio mastering simple right out of the box, yet provides a wealth of professional features. [Hosts VST Plugins]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 6, 201670db
WireTap Studio v1.1.1

Audio recording, editing, and management solution.

SharewareThursday, July 1, 201070db
FFT Analyzer 1.b02

View audio signals in a frequency display

Freeware | FreeSaturday, December 1, 200170db
Bitwig Studio 1.3.9

Cross-platform music production software tweaked for live performance.

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, May 2, 201670db
Drumcore Free v3.0

A subset of the award-winning DrumCore software. [AU/VSTi/RTAS]

Freeware | FreeTuesday, July 21, 200970db
MMultiBandLimiter v9.22

Advanced multi-band mastering brickwall limiter plug-in that makes your recordings and mixes sound louder with minimal distortion and artifacts. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 6, 201670db
Cyclop 1.2.0

Cyclop is a monophonic bass synthesizer plugin. [VST/AU/RTAS/AAX]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, April 29, 201670db
Musolomo v1.1.0

Sampler instrument for live performances and much more. [AU]

Freeware | FreeTuesday, March 15, 200570db