Top 50 Windows Music Software Titles

These are the most popular Windows apps on Hitsquad

Also check out our guide to the best Music Production Software

Software TitleDescriptionLicenseReleased on:Powersort icon
MusicMatch Jukebox 10

Play, Rip, Burn MP3s and CDs, Transfer to portable devices ,Access Musicmatch On Demand, Buy downloads in the Music Store.

Freeware | Free120db
Addictive Drums 2

Drum Production Studio. [VST]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, September 26, 2013120db
jBridge 1.65

jBridge is an application designed for bridging VST plugins (up to the 2.4 VST specification). [VST]

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, April 29, 2014115db
VST Plug-in Pack 7

Pack of 30 VST plug-ins.

Freeware | FreeTuesday, May 1, 2001115db
AP Tuner v3.08

Chromatic tuner for the PC.

SharewareTuesday, August 12, 2008115db
iTunes 11.0.1

Software jukebox, music store and listening library.

FreeSaturday, December 15, 2012115db
Auto-Tune Evo v6.0.9.2

Automatic and graphical intonation correction for voices and solo instruments. [VST/RTAS/TDM].

Demo | TrialWednesday, August 5, 2009115db
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, 2016115db
VA - Visual Analyser 2011

Oscilloscope and Spectrum Analyser

Freeware | FreeFriday, January 25, 2013115db
GSnap v1.1

Auto-tune effect. [VST]

Freeware | FreeWednesday, October 16, 2013115db
Power Tab Editor v1.7 build 80

Tablature editor.

Freeware | FreeMonday, August 25, 2008110db
Kontakt 5.2.0

Software Sampler. [VST/RTAS/Stand-alone].

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 1, 2013110db
XG On Stage

Free PC midi software dedicated to the live performance

Freeware | FreeTuesday, March 18, 2003110db
Bome's SendSX 1.30 Beta 3

Send and Receive arbitrary MIDI Data.

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 18, 2013110db
Sonic Explorer 1.2

Like Windows Explorer with visual audio preview / prelistening.

Freeware | FreeMonday, June 13, 2011110db
Quartz AudioMaster Freeware v4.6

Real-time multi-track recorder and MIDI sequencer.

Freeware | FreeMonday, November 20, 2000110db
WinKaraoke Player v1.5c

Customizable MIDI Karaoke Player

Freeware | FreeFriday, November 11, 2005110db
Cubase 8.5

Cubase is a full featured DAW that features intuitive handling, sound quality, and a wide array of audio and MIDI tools for composition, recording, editing and mixing. [Hosts VST Plugins].

Demo | TrialMonday, December 7, 2015110db
Rebirth RB-338 v2.0.1

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, September 1, 2005110db
Pro Tools 12.5

Pro Tools 10 is a complete audio and music production platform. Pro Tools is featured in our list of the best DAW Software.

Demo | TrialMonday, April 4, 2016110db
FL Studio 12

Music production environment capable of multi-track audio recording, sequencing and mixing for the creation of professional quality songs or realistic drum loops. [Hosts VST/DX Plugin]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, April 24, 2015110db
Altiverb v7.2.2

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, May 15, 2014110db
Abakos 2.1

High quality virtual analogue synthesizer. [VST]

Freeware | FreeSaturday, October 21, 2006110db
SampleTank FREE v3

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

Freeware | FreeTuesday, September 2, 2014110db
MuLab Free 7

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

Freeware | FreeMonday, June 6, 2016110db
Awave Studio v11.1

Audio Converter - Instrument Editor - Music Performer.

SharewareWednesday, January 20, 2016105db
Band-in-a-Box 2015

Intelligent Music Accompaniment Software for Your MIDI Music System or PC Sound Card.

PaidMonday, July 27, 2015105db
Voice Trap v2.0

Remove or isolate a vocal from an audio track. [VST/DX]

Demo | DemonstrationWednesday, September 3, 2008105db
Nero 11

CD/DVD Create, Rip, Burn, Copy, Share, Backup, Play; ultra-fast, reliable and user-friendly.

Demo | TrialSunday, January 8, 2012105db
Chord Detector

Chord Detector is a mp3/wav music player with real time chord recognition.

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, November 3, 2011105db
WaveLab 9.0.20

Audio editing and mastering studio.

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 6, 2016105db
Voice To Instrument 1.0

Convert your voice into a musical instrument. [VST]

Free | DonationwareTuesday, February 22, 2011105db
Coagula Light 1.6

Industrial Strength Color-Note Organ

Freeware | FreeThursday, May 8, 2003105db
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, 2016105db
Ableton Live 9.6.2b5

Compose, perform, capture, remix, improvise and edit your musical ideas. [Hosts VST Plugins]

Demo | TrialMonday, July 4, 2016105db
GT Manager v4.5.0

GT Manager for Boss GT-3, GT-5, GT-6 and GT-8.

SharewareTuesday, April 14, 2009105db
Podium Free 3.2.1

Digital audio workstation that brings together audio harddisk recording, VST plugins and external MIDI and audio gear. Works well with a USB Audio Adapter. [Hosts VST Plugins]

FreeWednesday, March 12, 2014105db
SimulAnalog Guitar Suite

Simulation of some famous guitar amplifiers and stompboxes including Fender - who also have a low-cost Acoustic Guitar.

Freeware | FreeThursday, May 20, 2010105db
YAMAHA SY1

Nine nice samples of one of Yamaha's first synthesizers

Freeware | FreeSunday, July 1, 2001105db
Cakewalk Sonar X3e

Digital Audio Workstation.

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, March 20, 2014105db
Audio Evolution v5.3.3

Easy to understand software for recording, editing and mixing audio and MIDI. Ideal for the beginner, but powerful enough for more advanced users. [Hosts VST]

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, June 5, 2012105db
Audacity v2.1.2

Audacity is a Cross-platform, multi-track sound editor and DAW.

Free | Open SourceMonday, May 2, 2016105db
Voxengo SPAN v2.10

Real-time spectrum analyzer. [VST]

Freeware | FreeFriday, March 4, 2016105db
MIDI Yoke v1.75

MIDI patch cable driver - Connect one MIDI application to another

Freeware | FreeSaturday, September 21, 2002105db
JetAudio v8.1.1

Multimedia Station for CD, WAV, RA, MP3, MID, Video.

Freeware | FreeWednesday, June 4, 2014105db
Spectrogram

Dual channel audio spectrum analyzer.

Free105db
DrumStation v1.09

Virtual drum computer and groove studio.

Freeware | FreeSunday, September 4, 2005105db
Slow MP3

Slow MP3 is a musician's music player that can slow down, transpose and transcribe songs on the fly.

Freeware | FreeMonday, September 27, 2010105db
MED Soundstudio v2.1

Amiga Music Editor/Tracker.

SharewareThursday, August 19, 2010105db
NoteWorthy Composer v1.75c

Create, record, edit, print & play back your own music

SharewareWednesday, May 2, 2007105db