Top 50 Macintosh Music Software Titles

These are currently the most popular Macintosh downloads on Hitsquad

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Software TitleDescriptionLicenseReleased on:Powersort icon
Nexus 2.6.3

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

PaidTuesday, June 10, 201490db
Addictive Drums 2.0

Drum Production Studio. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, September 26, 201385db
MRhythmizer 9.18

Time manipulation effect that uses an integrated sequencer to control time, volume and filters. From gating to glitching, repeating to scratching, all with stunning audio quality [VST/AU]

Demo | TrialMonday, March 7, 201685db
Auto-Tune Live v1.1.1

Auto-Tune Live is a pitch correction software optimized for live performance. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 17, 201485db
Rebirth RB-338 v2.0.1

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, September 1, 200580db
Voxengo SPAN 2.10

Real-time spectrum analyzer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeFriday, March 4, 201680db
EchoBoy v4.4.3

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

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 3, 201480db
Harmony Engine Evo v3.01

Tool for vocal harmony creation. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | TrialMonday, August 31, 200980db
Altiverb 7.2.2

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, May 15, 201475db
QMidi v2.5.7

MIDI/KARAOKE/Multimedia Player.

SharewareWednesday, January 27, 201675db
CamelPhat 3.5

CamelPhat is a Multi-effect plug-in with distortion, filtering and more. [VST/AU]

SharewareMonday, December 12, 201175db
Gladiator 2.4

Synthesizer based on the concept of Advanced Harmonic Content Morphing (HCM) Synthesis. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, August 8, 201275db
Ableton Live v9.6.2b5

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

Demo | TrialMonday, July 4, 201675db
Elastique Pitch v2

Real time pitch shifting solution. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, July 9, 201575db
Finale Notepad 2012

Basic music notation software.

Freeware | FreeWednesday, February 22, 201275db
Decapitator 4.4.3

Models the saturation or distortion created when driving professional analog studio equipment. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 3, 201475db
Reason 9

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 | DemonstrationMonday, July 4, 201675db
Pro Tools v12.5

Pro Tools is an advanced audio and music production platform.

Demo | TrialMonday, April 4, 201675db
SynthMaster 2.8.4

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

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 4, 201675db
Music Math v4.0

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 25, 200775db
jBridgeM 0.89 beta

jBridgeM is a plugin wrapper designed for bridging VST plugins (up to the 2.4 VST specification) in Mac OS X. [VST]

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, April 29, 201475db
Minimoog V 2.5.4

The Minimoog synth is back, with plenty of new additions.

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, April 8, 201375db
SoundVision D51

FREE Realtime Sound Analyzer

Freeware | FreeMonday, August 18, 199775db
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
Virtual Singer v3.2

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

SharewareMonday, May 1, 200675db
Traktor Pro 2.6.8

A powerful and versatile software solution for professional DJs.

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, March 12, 201475db
OrangeVocoder 3.4

Simulation of an analog vocoder effect [AU]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, September 7, 201270db
BazzISM v2.5.0

Drum synthesizer that produces bass kicks by a sinus sweep. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, March 10, 201570db
Voxengo Sound Delay v1.7

Auxiliary multi-channel signal delaying plug-in. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, July 4, 201670db
POD Farm 2.5.7

POD Farm delivers an arsenal of historic amps and effects. [Standalone/AU/VST/RTAS]

Demo | TrialMonday, March 10, 201470db
Obie Editor v1.1

Patch editor for the Oberheim Matrix 1000

Freeware | FreeWednesday, July 18, 200770db
Sonic Visualiser 2.5

View and analyse the contents of music audio files. [Hosts VST Plugins]

Free | Open SourceWednesday, October 28, 201570db
VST Plug-in Pack 7

Pack of 30 VST plug-ins.

Freeware | FreeFriday, November 21, 200370db
WaveLab v9.0.20

An audio editing software with audio mastering features

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 6, 201670db
DSP-Quattro 4.2.3

Sound editor. [Hosts AU Plugins]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, November 21, 201370db
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
Zebra v2.7.2

Wireless modular synthesizer. [VST/RTAS/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, October 29, 201570db
KMid v2.4.0

MIDI/Karaoke player for KDE4.

Freeware | FreeWednesday, August 18, 201070db
Impro-Visor v4.11

Auto-accompaniment and improvisation tool.

Free | Open SourceTuesday, April 20, 201070db
Renoise v3.1

Professional music tracker and composing tool. [Hosts VST Plugins]

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, January 26, 201670db
Diva 1.3.1 rev2228

Diva is a virtual synthesizer plugin. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, April 10, 201470db
Blue Cat's FreqAnalyst 2.1

Frequency spectrum analyzer. [VST/AU/ RTAS]

Freeware | FreeMonday, January 20, 201470db
Piano One v1.2

Piano One is virtual piano instrument based on the Yamaha C7 concert grand piano. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, October 15, 201270db
Automap 4.9

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, July 9, 201570db
Sonogram Visible Speech v3.0

Configurable Visual Sound Analyzer Program

Free | Open SourceTuesday, April 6, 201070db
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
Spek v0.8.3

Acoustic Spectrum Analyser/Spectrogram Viewer.

Free | GPLWednesday, March 27, 201370db
PitchPerfect Guitar Tuner v1.21

Easy to use basic tuner for guitar.

Freeware | FreeMonday, October 29, 201270db
Ambience v1.0.7

Reverb plug-in. [VST/AU]

Free | DonationwareMonday, August 16, 201070db
Pianoteq v5.1.0

Modelled piano. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | TrialFriday, October 10, 201470db