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
Guitar Rig v5.2.0

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

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, November 8, 201390db
Addictive Drums 2.0

Drum Production Studio. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, September 26, 201385db
Rebirth RB-338 v2.0.1

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, September 1, 200585db
Ableton Live v9.6.1

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

Demo | TrialFriday, April 29, 201685db
QMidi v2.5.5

MIDI/KARAOKE/Multimedia Player.

SharewareWednesday, January 27, 201685db
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.

Demo | DemonstrationSaturday, December 20, 201485db
Voxengo SPAN 2.10

Real-time spectrum analyzer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeFriday, March 4, 201680db
Altiverb 7.2.2

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, May 15, 201480db
Pro Tools v12.5

Pro Tools is an advanced audio and music production platform.

Demo | TrialMonday, April 4, 201680db
Automap 4.9

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, July 9, 201580db
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
EchoBoy v4.4.3

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

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 3, 201475db
ArKaos American DJ Grand Grand VJ 2.0.2

Eight channel VJ software for real time HD video mixing

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 24, 201475db
Pro Tools FREE

Professional 24bit Multi track recording and MIDI sequencing software

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 26, 200075db
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
Audacity v2.1.2

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

Free | Open SourceMonday, May 2, 201675db
Obie Editor v1.1

Patch editor for the Oberheim Matrix 1000

Freeware | FreeWednesday, July 18, 200775db
VST Plug-in Pack 7

Pack of 30 VST plug-ins.

Freeware | FreeFriday, November 21, 200375db
GuitarTabX v1.30

Guitar tabulature editing and playback software for MacOS and MacOSX

SharewareMonday, December 17, 200175db
A.O.M. Invisible Limiter 1.7.4

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

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 1, 201675db
Independence Free 3.1

Sampler. [VST/AU/RTAS/Standalone]

Freeware | FreeMonday, January 7, 201375db
PitchPerfect Guitar Tuner v1.21

Easy to use basic tuner for guitar.

Freeware | FreeMonday, October 29, 201275db
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
Virtual Singer v3.2

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

SharewareMonday, May 1, 200675db
Bitwig Studio 1.3.9

Cross-platform music production software tweaked for live performance.

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, May 2, 201675db
SHOUTcast Mac OS X server 1.9.2

Run your own Shoutcast server

Freeware | FreeTuesday, November 26, 200275db
GarageBand 10.1.1

GarageBand for Mac is a digital audio workstation (DAW) and music sequencer, with guitar amp and effects modeling and other added features.

PaidMonday, May 2, 201675db
VUMT 1.95

The VUMT from Klanghelm is a VU meter and trim plugin. [AU/VST]

PaidFriday, August 1, 201475db
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
Harmony Navigator 2.7.3

Intelligent meta instrument for composition in all keys with chord progression editor.

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, August 29, 201470db
G-Player v2.1.4

Native Giga player designed to play the large orchestral sound libraries and supports disk streaming, dimensions, keyswitches and layered instruments. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, May 2, 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
D-SoundPRO 3.5.1

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

SharewareSaturday, September 5, 199870db
SoundVision D51

FREE Realtime Sound Analyzer

Freeware | FreeMonday, August 18, 199770db
Pianoteq v5.1.0

Modelled piano. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | TrialFriday, October 10, 201470db
SynthMaster 2.7.6

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

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, October 5, 201570db
KMid v2.4.0

MIDI/Karaoke player for KDE4.

Freeware | FreeWednesday, August 18, 201070db
OrangeVocoder 3.4

Simulation of an analog vocoder effect [AU]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, September 7, 201270db
Ambience v1.0.7

Reverb plug-in. [VST/AU]

Free | DonationwareMonday, August 16, 201070db
UVI Workstation v2.6.3

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, March 4, 201670db
Studio One v3.2.1

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]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, April 4, 201670db
sonicWORX Studio 2.6

Audio editing and post production software.

Freeware | FreeMonday, April 25, 200570db
Musolomo v1.1.0

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

Freeware | FreeTuesday, March 15, 200570db
FFT Analyzer 1.b02

View audio signals in a frequency display

Freeware | FreeSaturday, December 1, 200170db
MuLab Free v6.5.43

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

Freeware | FreeWednesday, November 25, 201570db
Matrix 2.4

Voice Coder. [VST/RTAS/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, April 4, 201670db
WireTap Studio v1.1.1

Audio recording, editing, and management solution.

SharewareThursday, July 1, 201070db