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, 2014105db
Audacity v2.0.5

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

Free | Open SourceWednesday, October 23, 2013100db
SHOUTcast Mac OS X server 1.9.2

Run your own Shoutcast server

Freeware | FreeTuesday, November 26, 200295db
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, 201490db
VST Plug-in Pack 7

Pack of 30 VST plug-ins.

Freeware | FreeFriday, November 21, 200385db
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
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
Ambience v1.0.7

Reverb plug-in. [VST/AU]

Free | DonationwareMonday, August 16, 201085db
AudioFinder v5.6.7

Manage your audio sample library. [Hosts AU Plugins]

SharewareMonday, August 18, 201480db
Addictive Drums 2.0

Drum Production Studio. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, September 26, 201380db
Cubase v7.5.20

Converges "extraordinary" sound quality, intuitive handling and a vast range of highly advanced audio and MIDI tools for composition, recording, editing and mixing. [Hosts VST Plugins]

Demo | TrialThursday, April 10, 201480db
Pro Tools FREE

Professional 24bit Multi track recording and MIDI sequencing software

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 26, 200080db
SynthMaster 2.6.17

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

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, August 13, 201480db
Altiverb 7.2.2

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, May 15, 201480db
Voxengo GlissEQ v3.8

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

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, January 10, 201480db
QMidi v2.3.10

MIDI/KARAOKE/Multimedia Player.

SharewareMonday, July 28, 201480db
Music Math v4.0

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 25, 200780db
MDrummer v5

Percussive instrument software for Mac [AU/VST]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, May 23, 201480db
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, 201280db
FabFilter Twin v2.23

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

Demo | TrialMonday, July 15, 201380db
VocalWriter v2.0

Music synthesizer that sings lyrics.

SharewareFriday, July 1, 200580db
D-SoundPRO 3.5.1

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

SharewareSaturday, September 5, 199875db
Independence Free 3.1

Sampler. [VST/AU/RTAS/Standalone]

Freeware | FreeMonday, January 7, 201375db
ArKaos GrandVJ 2.0.2

Eight channel VJ software for real time HD video mixing

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 24, 201475db
Audio Recorder v3.2

Record directly to AIFF or MP3 from any input device.

FreewareWednesday, September 27, 200675db
Reason 7

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 | DemonstrationWednesday, May 1, 201375db
Obie Editor v1.1

Patch editor for the Oberheim Matrix 1000

Freeware | FreeWednesday, July 18, 200775db
Voxengo SPAN 2.7

Real-time spectrum analyzer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, November 18, 201375db
Automap 4.8

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

Freeware | FreeWednesday, March 26, 201475db
Musolomo v1.1.0

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

Freeware | FreeTuesday, March 15, 200575db
FabFilter Volcano v2.23

Versatile filter plug-in with many modulation options. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | TrialMonday, July 15, 201375db
UVI Workstation v2.5.4

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, July 30, 201475db
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
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
Swar Studio 2.0.2

Swar Studio is a DAW with effects and virtual instruments designed for making India/Bollywood music. [Host]

PaidMonday, March 10, 201475db
FabFilter Pro-Q v1.23

Combines a clean and accurate sound and a "never-before-seen" feature set that has none of the sacrifices you normally have to make when choosing an EQ. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | TrialMonday, July 15, 201375db
PitchPerfect Guitar Tuner v1.21

Easy to use basic tuner for guitar.

Freeware | FreeMonday, October 29, 201275db
AudioMulch 2.2.4

Real-time sound synthesis, music composition and audio processing. [Hosts VST Plugins]

Demo | TrialMonday, July 15, 201375db
Sequential v3

Multi-effect sequencer for creating rhythmical effect patterns. [AU]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, August 15, 201475db
Reaper 4.7

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

Demo | TrialMonday, July 14, 201475db
djay v4.2

Control and mix your digital music collection with two realistic virtual, interactive, turntables. Can be used with a DJ Controller. [Hosts AU Plugins]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, March 4, 201375db
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
FabFilter Pro-C 1.21

Professional compressor. [VST/RTAS/AU]

Demo | TrialSaturday, December 22, 201275db
Guitar Rig v5.2.0

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

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, November 8, 201375db
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
FluidSynth v1.1.6

A real-time software synthesizer based on the SoundFont 2 specifications

Free | GPLMonday, March 11, 201375db
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
ArtsAcoustic Reverb v1.6.0.15

Professional reverb plug-in. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, May 29, 201375db
Synthesia 9

A piano learning game

Demo | TrialMonday, October 21, 201370db