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, 201470db
Addictive Drums 2.0

Drum Production Studio. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, September 26, 201365db
EchoBoy v4.4.3

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

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 3, 201465db
QMidi v2.5.7

MIDI/KARAOKE/Multimedia Player.

SharewareWednesday, January 27, 201660db
MRhythmizer 9.18

Time manipulation effect that uses an integrated sequencer to control time, volume and filters. From gating to glitching, repeating to scratching, all with stunning audio quality [VST/AU]

Demo | TrialMonday, March 7, 201660db
Rebirth RB-338 v2.0.1

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, September 1, 200560db
Altiverb 7.2.2

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, May 15, 201460db
CamelPhat 3.5

CamelPhat is a Multi-effect plug-in with distortion, filtering and more. [VST/AU]

SharewareMonday, December 12, 201155db
Harmony Engine Evo v3.01

Tool for vocal harmony creation. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | TrialMonday, August 31, 200955db
Decapitator 4.4.3

Models the saturation or distortion created when driving professional analog studio equipment. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 3, 201455db
SampleTank FREE 3

Free version of SampleTank with 204 Sounds and more than 500 MB of samples [AU/VSTi/RTAS]

Freeware | FreeTuesday, September 2, 201455db
UVI Workstation v2.6.6

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 | FreeMonday, June 6, 201655db
Minimoog V 2.5.4

The Minimoog synth is back, with plenty of new additions.

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, April 8, 201355db
SoundVision D51

FREE Realtime Sound Analyzer

Freeware | FreeMonday, August 18, 199755db
Chord Detector v1.1

Chord Detector is a basic mp3/wav player with real time chord detection.

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, November 3, 201155db
Impro-Visor v4.11

Auto-accompaniment and improvisation tool.

Free | Open SourceTuesday, April 20, 201055db
Independence Free 3.1

Sampler. [VST/AU/RTAS/Standalone]

Freeware | FreeMonday, January 7, 201355db
ArKaos American DJ Grand Grand VJ 2.0.2

Eight channel VJ software for real time HD video mixing

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 24, 201455db
Pro Tools v12.5

Pro Tools is an advanced audio and music production platform.

Demo | TrialMonday, April 4, 201655db
TS-999 SubScreamer 1.5.2

TS-999 SubScreamer emulates a guitar overdrive pedal in plugin format. [AU/VST]

Freeware | FreeWednesday, August 8, 201250db
MixMeister Fusion v7.7

Mix audio and video for live DJ performances, webcasts, or unattended playback. [Hosts VST Plugins]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 1, 201550db
Traktor Pro 2.6.8

A powerful and versatile software solution for professional DJs.

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, March 12, 201450db
MultiInspectorFree v1.2.0

31 band spectral analyzer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeFriday, March 6, 200950db
Elastique Pitch v2

Real time pitch shifting solution. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, July 9, 201550db
Finale Notepad 2012

Basic music notation software.

Freeware | FreeWednesday, February 22, 201250db
Inspector Free v1.4

Analysis plug-in, uses its alarm feature to alert users of adverse conditions in their audio. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Freeware | FreeThursday, April 9, 200950db
Reason 9

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 | DemonstrationMonday, July 4, 201650db
Diva 1.3.1 rev2228

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, April 10, 201450db
Guitar Rig v5.2.0

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

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, November 8, 201350db
Studio One v3.2.2

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, June 6, 201650db
OrangeVocoder 3.4

Simulation of an analog vocoder effect [AU]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, September 7, 201250db
Chromaphone v1.0.7

Chromaphone is a plugin that combines digital acoustic resonators to create percussion, string, and synth-like instruments. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 17, 201450db
SynthMaster 2.8.4

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

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 4, 201650db
Gladiator 2.4

Synthesizer based on the concept of Advanced Harmonic Content Morphing (HCM) Synthesis. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, August 8, 201250db
Albino 3.2.1

Synth from Dutch sound designer Rob Papen and LinPlug. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, February 29, 201250db
PitchPerfect Guitar Tuner v1.21

Easy to use basic tuner for guitar.

Freeware | FreeMonday, October 29, 201250db
Voxengo SPAN 2.10

Real-time spectrum analyzer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeFriday, March 4, 201650db
Pianoteq v5.1.0

Modelled piano. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | TrialFriday, October 10, 201450db
HALion Sonic 1.6.3

Steinberg's premier VST workstation [AU/VSTi]

PaidThursday, February 21, 201350db
GuitarTabX v1.30

Guitar tabulature editing and playback software for MacOS and MacOSX

SharewareMonday, December 17, 200150db
MacMikMod 3.0 (PPC)

Free Mod Player for Mac

Freeware | FreeTuesday, October 22, 199650db
Cherry Picker v2.62

Powerful MIDI patchfile editor.

Free | DonationwareWednesday, September 28, 200550db
Music Math v4.0

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 25, 200750db
tonespace v2.5.554

A different, more intuitive music keyboard, combined with a chorder. [AU/VSTi/Standalone]

Free | DonationwareWednesday, March 18, 201550db
KickMaker 2.0

Synthesizer designed specifically to create good kick drum sounds. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeSaturday, October 30, 201050db
Sonic Visualiser 2.5

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

Free | Open SourceWednesday, October 28, 201550db
FFT Analyzer 1.b02

View audio signals in a frequency display

Freeware | FreeSaturday, December 1, 200150db
Synful Orchestra v2.5.1

Create realistic and expressive orchestral music. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, January 6, 200950db
S(m)exoscope

Waveform visualisation plugin. [osx]

Freeware | FreeMonday, December 1, 200350db
One Man Band Essentials v1.0

Turn any keyboard into an arranger keyboard with real time chord recognition.

Demo | TrialMonday, May 18, 200950db