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, 2014100db
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
Altiverb 7.2.2

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, May 15, 201490db
Musolomo v1.1.0

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

Freeware | FreeTuesday, March 15, 200590db
SHOUTcast Mac OS X server 1.9.2

Run your own Shoutcast server

Freeware | FreeTuesday, November 26, 200290db
Rebirth RB-338 v2.0.1

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, September 1, 200585db
QMidi v2.4.2

MIDI/KARAOKE/Multimedia Player.

SharewareMonday, April 6, 201585db
VST Plug-in Pack 7

Pack of 30 VST plug-ins.

Freeware | FreeFriday, November 21, 200385db
Ableton Live v9.2B8

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

Demo | TrialWednesday, April 22, 201585db
EchoBoy v4.4.3

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

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 3, 201485db
Audacity v2.0.6

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

Free | Open SourceFriday, October 3, 201480db
Electroacoustics Toolbox 3.5

Acoustical testing and measurement.

Demo | TrialMonday, April 21, 201480db
Music Math v4.0

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 25, 200780db
GuitarTabX v1.30

Guitar tabulature editing and playback software for MacOS and MacOSX

SharewareMonday, December 17, 200180db
ArKaos GrandVJ 2.0.2

Eight channel VJ software for real time HD video mixing

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 24, 201480db
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
Voxengo SPAN 2.9

Real-time spectrum analyzer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeTuesday, April 21, 201580db
Pro Tools FREE

Professional 24bit Multi track recording and MIDI sequencing software

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 26, 200080db
Independence Free 3.1

Sampler. [VST/AU/RTAS/Standalone]

Freeware | FreeMonday, January 7, 201380db
Lounge Lizard EP v4.0.4

Electric piano. [VST/RTAS/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 17, 201480db
Virtual Singer v3.2

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

SharewareMonday, May 1, 200680db
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
Addictive Drums 2.0

Drum Production Studio. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, September 26, 201380db
Reaper 4.77

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

Demo | TrialThursday, April 23, 201575db
Pianoteq v5.1.0

Modelled piano. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | TrialFriday, October 10, 201475db
Obie Editor v1.1

Patch editor for the Oberheim Matrix 1000

Freeware | FreeWednesday, July 18, 200775db
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
Melodyne Editor v2.1.2

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

Demo | TrialWednesday, November 6, 201375db
Ambience v1.0.7

Reverb plug-in. [VST/AU]

Free | DonationwareMonday, August 16, 201075db
Sylenth1 v2.2

Polyphonic virtual analog synthesizer. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, November 20, 200875db
D-SoundPRO 3.5.1

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

SharewareSaturday, September 5, 199875db
Pro Tools v12

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

Demo | TrialWednesday, March 25, 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
iZotope Ozone v6.1

Complete mastering solution. [VST/AU/RTAS/MAS] Go to the full commercial version of iZotope Ozone

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, March 25, 201575db
PitchPerfect Guitar Tuner v1.21

Easy to use basic tuner for guitar.

Freeware | FreeMonday, October 29, 201275db
BazzISM v2.5.0

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

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, March 10, 201575db
UVI Workstation v2.5.11

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 | FreeThursday, April 16, 201575db
JUNO Librarian

Make libraries of voice data for JUNO106.

SharewareSaturday, October 3, 199875db
Soundplant 42 for Mac

Computer keyboard-based low latency software sampler

Demo | TrialThursday, November 6, 201475db
FreeAlpha v3.3

Highly flexible, easy-to-use, VST analog-style synthesizer.

Freeware | FreeWednesday, April 2, 201475db
Synthesia 9

A piano learning game

Demo | TrialMonday, October 21, 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
SoundVision D51

FREE Realtime Sound Analyzer

Freeware | FreeMonday, August 18, 199770db
ValhallaRoom v1.1.0

ValhallaRoom is a versatile, true stereo algorithmic reverb. [AU/VST/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, April 25, 201270db
VB-1 v1.0

Virtual Bass plug-in [VSTi]

Freeware | FreeWednesday, November 30, 201170db
ChordPro Buddy v1.2.2

Edit, format, transpose, show, play and print lyrics, chords and tabs without notes for guitar players or other musicians. Use, create, store nice layouts for all your lyrics.

PaidThursday, July 26, 201270db
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, 201470db
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, 201370db
Overture 4.1.6

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

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, January 7, 201370db
Studio One v2.6.5

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, April 24, 201570db