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
EchoBoy v4.4.3

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

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 3, 201480db
Rebirth RB-338 v2.0.1

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, September 1, 200580db
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, 201480db
QMidi v2.5.7

MIDI/KARAOKE/Multimedia Player.

SharewareWednesday, January 27, 201680db
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, 201675db
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
Finale Notepad 2012

Basic music notation software.

Freeware | FreeWednesday, February 22, 201275db
Voxengo SPAN 2.10

Real-time spectrum analyzer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeFriday, March 4, 201675db
Altiverb 7.2.2

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, May 15, 201475db
CamelPhat 3.5

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

SharewareMonday, December 12, 201175db
Decapitator 4.4.3

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

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 3, 201475db
SoundVision D51

FREE Realtime Sound Analyzer

Freeware | FreeMonday, August 18, 199770db
Virtual Singer v3.2

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

SharewareMonday, May 1, 200670db
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, 201670db
Minimoog V 2.5.4

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

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, April 8, 201370db
Gladiator 2.4

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

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, August 8, 201270db
Sonic Visualiser 2.5

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

Free | Open SourceWednesday, October 28, 201570db
SynthMaster 2.8.4

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

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 4, 201670db
Harmony Engine Evo v3.01

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

Demo | TrialMonday, August 31, 200970db
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, 201670db
Impro-Visor v4.11

Auto-accompaniment and improvisation tool.

Free | Open SourceTuesday, April 20, 201070db
Elastique Pitch v2

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, July 9, 201570db
Traktor Pro 2.6.8

A powerful and versatile software solution for professional DJs.

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, March 12, 201470db
ArKaos American DJ Grand Grand VJ 2.0.2

Eight channel VJ software for real time HD video mixing

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 24, 201470db
Music Math v4.0

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 25, 200770db
Pianoteq v5.1.0

Modelled piano. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | TrialFriday, October 10, 201470db
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, 201470db
Pro Tools v12.5

Pro Tools is an advanced audio and music production platform.

Demo | TrialMonday, April 4, 201670db
Voxengo Sound Delay v1.7

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

Freeware | FreeMonday, July 4, 201670db
BazzISM v2.5.0

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

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, March 10, 201570db
OrangeVocoder 3.4

Simulation of an analog vocoder effect [AU]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, September 7, 201270db
Diva 1.3.1 rev2228

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, April 10, 201470db
AirEQ v1.3.4

Musical equalizer. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, November 26, 200870db
Zebra v2.7.2

Wireless modular synthesizer. [VST/RTAS/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, October 29, 201570db
Obie Editor v1.1

Patch editor for the Oberheim Matrix 1000

Freeware | FreeWednesday, July 18, 200770db
Renoise v3.1

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

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, January 26, 201665db
PlayerPRO v5.10.0

Music Tracker.

Free | Open SourceSaturday, February 12, 201165db
KMid v2.4.0

MIDI/Karaoke player for KDE4.

Freeware | FreeWednesday, August 18, 201065db
Blue Cat's FreqAnalyst 2.1

Frequency spectrum analyzer. [VST/AU/ RTAS]

Freeware | FreeMonday, January 20, 201465db
PatternSequencer v0.8

Simple MIDI pattern sequencer.

Freeware | FreeMonday, October 3, 200565db
Albino 3.2.1

Synth from Dutch sound designer Rob Papen and LinPlug. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, February 29, 201265db
VST Plug-in Pack 7

Pack of 30 VST plug-ins.

Freeware | FreeFriday, November 21, 200365db
WaveLab v9.0.20

An audio editing software with audio mastering features

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 6, 201665db
GuitarTabX v1.30

Guitar tabulature editing and playback software for MacOS and MacOSX

SharewareMonday, December 17, 200165db
Steam Calliope Soundfont

Steam calliope soundfont.

SharewareSaturday, April 1, 200665db
Independence Free 3.1

Sampler. [VST/AU/RTAS/Standalone]

Freeware | FreeMonday, January 7, 201365db
Automap 4.9

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, July 9, 201565db
MixMeister Fusion v7.7

Mix audio and video for live DJ performances, webcasts, or unattended playback. [Hosts VST Plugins]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 1, 201565db