Top 50 Macintosh Music Software Titles  

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Software TitleDescriptionLicenseReleased on:Powersort icon
Nexus 2.6.3

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

PaidTuesday, June 10, 2014110db
Audacity v2.0.6

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

Free | Open SourceFriday, October 3, 2014105db
SHOUTcast Mac OS X server 1.9.2

Run your own Shoutcast server

Freeware | FreeTuesday, November 26, 2002100db
VST Plug-in Pack 7

Pack of 30 VST plug-ins.

Freeware | FreeFriday, November 21, 200390db
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
Pro Tools v11.2.1

Pro Tools is an advanced audio and music production platform. Go here to buy the full version of Pro Tools.

Demo | TrialMonday, August 18, 201485db
GuitarTabX v1.30

Guitar tabulature editing and playback software for MacOS and MacOSX

SharewareMonday, December 17, 200185db
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, 201385db
Ableton Live v9.1.6b4

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

Demo | TrialMonday, October 27, 201485db
Reaper 4.73

Record, arrange, edit, mix and render audio. [Hosts VST Plugins]

Demo | TrialFriday, September 26, 201485db
QMidi v2.3.10

MIDI/KARAOKE/Multimedia Player.

SharewareMonday, July 28, 201485db
Pro Tools FREE

Professional 24bit Multi track recording and MIDI sequencing software

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 26, 200085db
Reaktor 5.9.2

Complete modular sound-design studio. [Stand-alone/VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, September 29, 201485db
Altiverb 7.2.2

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, May 15, 201480db
Ambience v1.0.7

Reverb plug-in. [VST/AU]

Free | DonationwareMonday, August 16, 201080db
Pianoteq v5.1.0

Modelled piano. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | TrialFriday, October 10, 201480db
Audio Recorder v3.2

Record directly to AIFF or MP3 from any input device.

FreewareWednesday, September 27, 200680db
Music Math v4.0

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 25, 200780db
MDA AU Plug-in Pack 1.0.2

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

Free | Open SourceWednesday, September 15, 201080db
Voxengo GlissEQ v3.8

Dynamic equalizer with real-time interchannel spectrum overlays. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, January 10, 201480db
Independence Free 3.1

Sampler. [VST/AU/RTAS/Standalone]

Freeware | FreeMonday, January 7, 201380db
Voxengo SPAN 2.8

Real-time spectrum analyzer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, October 27, 201480db
discoDSP Vertigo R3.2

Additive synth with resampling and morphing capabilities. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, May 14, 201480db
EchoBoy v4.4.3

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

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 3, 201480db
Automat v1.0.1

Substrative synthesizer. [AU]

Freeware | FreeThursday, September 4, 200880db
Automap 4.8

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

Freeware | FreeWednesday, March 26, 201480db
D-SoundPRO 3.5.1

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

SharewareSaturday, September 5, 199880db
PyKaraoke v0.7.5

Karaoke player supporting CDG (MP3+G, OGG+G, WAV+G), MIDI (.KAR, .MID) and MPEG formats.

Free | Open SourceMonday, January 7, 201375db
MultiInspectorFree v1.2.0

31 band spectral analyzer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeFriday, March 6, 200975db
Minuet 1.0.2

a control strip cd player to replace and upgrade the Apple CDStrip

SharewareSaturday, January 1, 200075db
VocalWriter v2.0

Music synthesizer that sings lyrics.

SharewareFriday, July 1, 200575db
PitchPerfect Guitar Tuner v1.21

Easy to use basic tuner for guitar.

Freeware | FreeMonday, October 29, 201275db
Diva 1.3.1 rev2228

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, April 10, 201475db
SynthMaster 2.6.19

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

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, August 26, 201475db
MuLab Free v6.0.35

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, July 17, 201475db
Logic Pro X v10.0.7

Logic Pro is part of Logic Studio, a comprehensive software package that delivers everything a musician needs to write, record, edit, mix, and perform in the studio and on the stage. [Hosts AU Plugins & Effects]

PaidThursday, May 15, 201475db
Studio One 2.6.3

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] Go to the full commercial version of PreSonus Studio One

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, October 27, 201475db
ArKaos GrandVJ 2.0.2

Eight channel VJ software for real time HD video mixing

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 24, 201475db
VB-1 v1.0

Virtual Bass plug-in [VSTi]

Freeware | FreeWednesday, November 30, 201175db
Minimoog V 2.5.4

The Minimoog synth is back, with plenty of new additions. Go to the hardware version of Moog Music Little Phatty II

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, April 8, 201375db
Overture 4.1.6

Overture is a professional standard notation software that works for Mac OSX. [Hosts AU]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, January 7, 201375db
UVI Workstation v2.5.7

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 | FreeFriday, October 31, 201475db
FabFilter Twin v2.23

Versatile and powerful synthesizer. [VST/RTAS/AU]

Demo | TrialMonday, July 15, 201375db
Toxic III v1.41

FM synthesizer. [VST]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 12, 200775db
Reason 8

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

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, October 3, 201475db
Morphox 1.1.1

Upgrade your Mod Wheel to a Morph Wheel [AU/VST]

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, April 2, 201475db
Obie Editor v1.1

Patch editor for the Oberheim Matrix 1000

Freeware | FreeWednesday, July 18, 200775db
Mobius v2.5

Tool for live recording and manipulation of audio loops, with features similar to those of the Gibson Echoplex Digital Pro and the Electrix Repeater. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeTuesday, November 27, 201275db
AVdrum 0.22

Audio video step sequencer. Also a drum machine.

Freeware | FreeSunday, May 1, 200575db