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, 2014105db
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, 200385db
Rebirth RB-338 v2.0.1

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, September 1, 200585db
GuitarTabX v1.30

Guitar tabulature editing and playback software for MacOS and MacOSX

SharewareMonday, December 17, 200185db
Ableton Live v9.1.6b3

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

Demo | TrialMonday, October 20, 201485db
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
Addictive Drums 2.0

Drum Production Studio. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, September 26, 201380db
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, 201380db
QMidi v2.3.10

MIDI/KARAOKE/Multimedia Player.

SharewareMonday, July 28, 201480db
Audio Recorder v3.2

Record directly to AIFF or MP3 from any input device.

FreewareWednesday, September 27, 200680db
Reaktor 5.9.2

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

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, September 29, 201480db
Voxengo GlissEQ v3.8

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

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, January 10, 201480db
Ambience v1.0.7

Reverb plug-in. [VST/AU]

Free | DonationwareMonday, August 16, 201080db
Independence Free 3.1

Sampler. [VST/AU/RTAS/Standalone]

Freeware | FreeMonday, January 7, 201380db
Pro Tools FREE

Professional 24bit Multi track recording and MIDI sequencing software

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 26, 200080db
Altiverb 7.2.2

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, May 15, 201480db
Music Math v4.0

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 25, 200780db
Pianoteq v5.1.0

Modelled piano. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | TrialFriday, October 10, 201480db
Reaper 4.73

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

Demo | TrialFriday, September 26, 201480db
discoDSP Vertigo R3.2

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

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, May 14, 201480db
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
VocalWriter v2.0

Music synthesizer that sings lyrics.

SharewareFriday, July 1, 200580db
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
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
EchoBoy v4.4.3

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

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 3, 201475db
SynthMaster 2.6.19

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

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, August 26, 201475db
Voxengo SPAN 2.7

Real-time spectrum analyzer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, November 18, 201375db
Overture 4.1.6

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

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, 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
D-SoundPRO 3.5.1

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

SharewareSaturday, September 5, 199875db
ArKaos GrandVJ 2.0.2

Eight channel VJ software for real time HD video mixing

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 24, 201475db
PitchPerfect Guitar Tuner v1.21

Easy to use basic tuner for guitar.

Freeware | FreeMonday, October 29, 201275db
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
TX16Wx Software Sampler v2.4.0

FREE software sampler based on hardware samplers of the 80s and 90s. [VST]

Freeware | FreeMonday, September 15, 201475db
UVI Workstation v2.5.6

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 | FreeFriday, October 10, 201475db
Automat v1.0.1

Substrative synthesizer. [AU]

Freeware | FreeThursday, September 4, 200875db
AVdrum 0.22

Audio video step sequencer. Also a drum machine.

Freeware | FreeSunday, May 1, 200575db
JUNO Librarian

Make libraries of voice data for JUNO106.

SharewareSaturday, October 3, 199875db
MultiInspectorFree v1.2.0

31 band spectral analyzer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeFriday, March 6, 200975db
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 | DemonstrationFriday, July 18, 201475db
Minuet 1.0.2

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

SharewareSaturday, January 1, 200075db
TAL-Elek7ro 2.70

Virtual analog synth with some special features like oscillator hard-sync and frequency modulation. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeWednesday, September 15, 201075db
VB-1 v1.0

Virtual Bass plug-in [VSTi]

Freeware | FreeWednesday, November 30, 201175db
Real-time Granular Synthesis v2.1

Performs granular sound synthesis in real-time.

Shareware75db
Electroacoustics Toolbox 3.5

Acoustical testing and measurement.

Demo | TrialMonday, April 21, 201475db
A.O.M. Invisible Limiter 1.7.2

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

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, April 8, 201475db
Guitar Rig v5.2.0

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

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, November 8, 201375db
Jasuto v1.2.2

Modular synthesizer. It is flexible in terms of synthesis techniques - you can achieve additive, subtractive, FM/PM/AM and even hard-sync synthesis all pretty easily. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeThursday, July 1, 201075db