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, 201495db
Addictive Drums 2.0

Drum Production Studio. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, September 26, 201390db
Ableton Live v9.5

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

Demo | TrialTuesday, November 3, 201590db
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. Go to the full commercial version of Reason

Demo | DemonstrationSaturday, December 20, 201490db
QMidi v2.4.5

MIDI/KARAOKE/Multimedia Player.

SharewareWednesday, October 21, 201585db
Rebirth RB-338 v2.0.1

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, September 1, 200585db
Voxengo SPAN 2.9

Real-time spectrum analyzer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeTuesday, April 21, 201585db
Altiverb 7.2.2

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, May 15, 201480db
EchoBoy v4.4.3

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

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 3, 201480db
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
ArKaos American DJ Grand Grand VJ 2.0.2

Eight channel VJ software for real time HD video mixing

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 24, 201480db
Music Math v4.0

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 25, 200780db
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
Izotope Vinyl v1.73

Plug-in for creating lo-fi vinyl sound effects. [VST]

Freeware | FreeWednesday, August 9, 200680db
VST Plug-in Pack 7

Pack of 30 VST plug-ins.

Freeware | FreeFriday, November 21, 200380db
Reaper 5.03

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

Demo | TrialMonday, October 5, 201575db
GuitarTabX v1.30

Guitar tabulature editing and playback software for MacOS and MacOSX

SharewareMonday, December 17, 200175db
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
SynthMaster 2.7.6

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

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, October 5, 201575db
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
Bitwig Studio 1.3.0

Cross-platform music production software tweaked for live performance.

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, October 21, 201575db
KMid v2.4.0

MIDI/Karaoke player for KDE4.

Freeware | FreeWednesday, August 18, 201075db
RapidComposer v2.82

Rapidcomposer is a software designed to help songwriters as they write in various music styles

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 2, 201575db
Musolomo v1.1.0

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

Freeware | FreeTuesday, March 15, 200575db
Image Line Deckadance v2.42

DJ mixing application. [VSTi/Standalone]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 2, 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
Pro Tools v12.2

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

Demo | TrialMonday, September 7, 201575db
Pianoteq v5.1.0

Modelled piano. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | TrialFriday, October 10, 201475db
D-SoundPRO 3.5.1

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

SharewareSaturday, September 5, 199875db
PatternSequencer v0.8

Simple MIDI pattern sequencer.

Freeware | FreeMonday, October 3, 200575db
OrangeVocoder 3.4

Simulation of an analog vocoder effect [AU]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, September 7, 201275db
SHOUTcast Mac OS X server 1.9.2

Run your own Shoutcast server

Freeware | FreeTuesday, November 26, 200275db
Virtual Singer v3.2

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

SharewareMonday, May 1, 200675db
Diva 1.3.1 rev2228

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, April 10, 201470db
SoundVision D51

FREE Realtime Sound Analyzer

Freeware | FreeMonday, August 18, 199770db
Sonic Visualiser 2.5

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

Free | Open SourceWednesday, October 28, 201570db
BazzISM v2.5.0

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

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, March 10, 201570db
Obie Editor v1.1

Patch editor for the Oberheim Matrix 1000

Freeware | FreeWednesday, July 18, 200770db
UVI Workstation v2.5.15

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 | FreeWednesday, October 21, 201570db
Audacity v2.1.1

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

Free | Open SourceMonday, August 3, 201570db
PitchPerfect Guitar Tuner v1.21

Easy to use basic tuner for guitar.

Freeware | FreeMonday, October 29, 201270db
VB-1 v1.0

Virtual Bass plug-in [VSTi]

Freeware | FreeWednesday, November 30, 201170db
MuLab Free v6.5.33

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

Freeware | FreeWednesday, July 29, 201570db
Melodyne Editor v2.1.2

Melodyne Editor is a single-track full function audio editor.

Demo | TrialWednesday, November 6, 201370db
Zebra v2.7.2

Wireless modular synthesizer. [VST/RTAS/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, October 29, 201570db
Finale Notepad 2012

Basic music notation software.

Freeware | FreeWednesday, February 22, 201270db
Ambience v1.0.7

Reverb plug-in. [VST/AU]

Free | DonationwareMonday, August 16, 201070db
Studio One v3

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, June 1, 201570db
Electroacoustics Toolbox 3.5

Acoustical testing and measurement.

Demo | TrialMonday, April 21, 201470db