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, 2014110db
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, 200390db
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
Addictive Drums 2.0

Drum Production Studio. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, September 26, 201385db
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
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
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
QMidi v2.3.10

MIDI/KARAOKE/Multimedia Player.

SharewareMonday, July 28, 201480db
Pro Tools FREE

Professional 24bit Multi track recording and MIDI sequencing software

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 26, 200080db
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
Music Math v4.0

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 25, 200780db
Ambience v1.0.7

Reverb plug-in. [VST/AU]

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

Sampler. [VST/AU/RTAS/Standalone]

Freeware | FreeMonday, January 7, 201380db
Pianoteq v5.1.0

Modelled piano. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | TrialFriday, October 10, 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
discoDSP Vertigo R3.2

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

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, May 14, 201480db
Reaper 4.73

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

Demo | TrialFriday, September 26, 201480db
VocalWriter v2.0

Music synthesizer that sings lyrics.

SharewareFriday, July 1, 200580db
EchoBoy v4.4.3

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

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 3, 201480db
SynthMaster 2.6.19

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

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

Real-time spectrum analyzer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, November 18, 201375db
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
D-SoundPRO 3.5.1

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

SharewareSaturday, September 5, 199875db
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
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
Overture 4.1.6

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

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, January 7, 201375db
MultiInspectorFree v1.2.0

31 band spectral analyzer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeFriday, March 6, 200975db
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
Minuet 1.0.2

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

SharewareSaturday, January 1, 200075db
ArKaos GrandVJ 2.0.2

Eight channel VJ software for real time HD video mixing

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 24, 201475db
AVdrum 0.22

Audio video step sequencer. Also a drum machine.

Freeware | FreeSunday, May 1, 200575db
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
TX16Wx Software Sampler v2.4.0

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

Freeware | FreeMonday, September 15, 201475db
JUNO Librarian

Make libraries of voice data for JUNO106.

SharewareSaturday, October 3, 199875db
Automat v1.0.1

Substrative synthesizer. [AU]

Freeware | FreeThursday, September 4, 200875db
VB-1 v1.0

Virtual Bass plug-in [VSTi]

Freeware | FreeWednesday, November 30, 201175db
Silent Way v2.4.2

Suite of plug-ins designed for use as part of a modular analogue synthesiser system. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, September 5, 201475db
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
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
Electroacoustics Toolbox 3.5

Acoustical testing and measurement.

Demo | TrialMonday, April 21, 201475db
Diva 1.3.1 rev2228

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, April 10, 201475db
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