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
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
Rebirth RB-338 v2.0.1

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, September 1, 200585db
QMidi v2.4.4

MIDI/KARAOKE/Multimedia Player.

SharewareMonday, July 27, 201585db
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
Electroacoustics Toolbox 3.5

Acoustical testing and measurement.

Demo | TrialMonday, April 21, 201480db
Addictive Drums 2.0

Drum Production Studio. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, September 26, 201380db
Pro Tools FREE

Professional 24bit Multi track recording and MIDI sequencing software

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 26, 200080db
SHOUTcast Mac OS X server 1.9.2

Run your own Shoutcast server

Freeware | FreeTuesday, November 26, 200280db
Audacity v2.1.1

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

Free | Open SourceMonday, August 3, 201580db
ArKaos American DJ Grand Grand VJ 2.0.2

Eight channel VJ software for real time HD video mixing

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 24, 201480db
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
EchoBoy v4.4.3

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

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 3, 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 SPAN 2.9

Real-time spectrum analyzer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeTuesday, April 21, 201580db
Independence Free 3.1

Sampler. [VST/AU/RTAS/Standalone]

Freeware | FreeMonday, January 7, 201380db
SampleTank FREE 3

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

Freeware | FreeTuesday, September 2, 201480db
Lounge Lizard EP v4.0.4

Electric piano. [VST/RTAS/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 17, 201480db
Pianoteq v5.1.0

Modelled piano. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | TrialFriday, October 10, 201475db
Music Math v4.0

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 25, 200775db
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, 201375db
GuitarTabX v1.30

Guitar tabulature editing and playback software for MacOS and MacOSX

SharewareMonday, December 17, 200175db
VST Plug-in Pack 7

Pack of 30 VST plug-ins.

Freeware | FreeFriday, November 21, 200375db
OrangeVocoder 3.4

Simulation of an analog vocoder effect [AU]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, September 7, 201275db
Musolomo v1.1.0

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

Freeware | FreeTuesday, March 15, 200575db
Ambience v1.0.7

Reverb plug-in. [VST/AU]

Free | DonationwareMonday, August 16, 201075db
Obie Editor v1.1

Patch editor for the Oberheim Matrix 1000

Freeware | FreeWednesday, July 18, 200775db
Pro Tools v12.1

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

Demo | TrialMonday, July 6, 201575db
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
MuLab Free v6.5.33

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

Freeware | FreeWednesday, July 29, 201575db
BazzISM v2.5.0

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

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, March 10, 201575db
Virtual Singer v3.2

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

SharewareMonday, May 1, 200675db
Melodyne Editor v2.1.2

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

Demo | TrialWednesday, November 6, 201375db
Cherry Picker v2.62

Powerful MIDI patchfile editor.

Free | DonationwareWednesday, September 28, 200575db
PitchPerfect Guitar Tuner v1.21

Easy to use basic tuner for guitar.

Freeware | FreeMonday, October 29, 201275db
KMid v2.4.0

MIDI/Karaoke player for KDE4.

Freeware | FreeWednesday, August 18, 201075db
Izotope Vinyl v1.73

Plug-in for creating lo-fi vinyl sound effects. [VST]

Freeware | FreeWednesday, August 9, 200675db
Reaper 4.77

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

Demo | TrialThursday, April 23, 201570db
D-SoundPRO 3.5.1

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

SharewareSaturday, September 5, 199870db
Cubase v8.05

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 | TrialFriday, January 9, 201570db
Overture 4.1.6

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

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, January 7, 201370db
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
Elastique Pitch v2

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, July 9, 201570db
Bitwig Studio 1.1.10

Cross-platform music production software tweaked for live performance.

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, July 17, 201570db
Band-in-a-Box v2015

Intelligent Music Accompaniment Software. Go to the full commercial version of Band in a Box

PaidMonday, July 27, 201570db
SoundVision D51

FREE Realtime Sound Analyzer

Freeware | FreeMonday, August 18, 199770db
Sylenth1 v2.2

Polyphonic virtual analog synthesizer. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, November 20, 200870db
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, 201570db
KickMaker 2.0

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

Freeware | FreeSaturday, October 30, 201070db
Diva 1.3.1 rev2228

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, April 10, 201470db