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 | Free105db
Addictive Drums 2

Drum Production Studio. [VST]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, September 26, 2013100db
Sonic Explorer 1.2

Like Windows Explorer with visual audio preview / prelistening.

Freeware | FreeMonday, June 13, 2011100db
WaveLab 8.5.30

Audio editing and mastering studio. Go to the full commercial version of WaveLab

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 6, 201595db
iTunes 11.0.1

Software jukebox, music store and listening library.

FreeSaturday, December 15, 201295db
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]. Buy the full commercial version of Cubase.

Demo | TrialMonday, December 7, 201595db
Auto-Tune Evo v6.0.9.2

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

Demo | TrialWednesday, August 5, 200995db
Power Tab Editor v1.7 build 80

Tablature editor.

Freeware | FreeMonday, August 25, 200895db
jBridge 1.65

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

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, April 29, 201495db
Reason 8.3

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 Propellerhead Reason

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 6, 201595db
VA - Visual Analyser 2011

Oscilloscope and Spectrum Analyser

Freeware | FreeFriday, January 25, 201390db
GSnap v1.1

Auto-tune effect. [VST]

Freeware | FreeWednesday, October 16, 201390db
Abakos 2.1

High quality virtual analogue synthesizer. [VST]

Freeware | FreeSaturday, October 21, 200690db
Pro Tools 12.2

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, September 7, 201590db
MiniHost v1.64

Free full-fledged ASIO host that loads VST plug-ins (instruments & effects).

Free | DonationwareThursday, April 7, 200590db
Altiverb v7.2.2

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, May 15, 201490db
Quartz AudioMaster Freeware v4.6

Real-time multi-track recorder and MIDI sequencer.

Freeware | FreeMonday, November 20, 200090db
Kontakt 5.2.0

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

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 1, 201390db
AP Tuner v3.08

Chromatic tuner for the PC.

SharewareTuesday, August 12, 200890db
Nero 11

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

Demo | TrialSunday, January 8, 201290db
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, 201590db
Band-in-a-Box 2015

Intelligent Music Accompaniment Software for Your MIDI Music System or PC Sound Card. Go to the full commercial version of Band in a Box

PaidMonday, July 27, 201590db
Awave Studio v11.1

Audio Converter - Instrument Editor - Music Performer.

SharewareWednesday, January 20, 201690db
Ableton Live 9.6b2

Compose, perform, capture, remix, improvise and edit your musical ideas. [Hosts VST Plugins] Go to the full commercial version of Ableton Live

Demo | TrialMonday, February 1, 201690db
VST Plug-in Pack 7

Pack of 30 VST plug-ins.

Freeware | FreeTuesday, May 1, 200185db
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, 201485db
Blue Cat's FreqAnalyst Multi v2.0.3

Multi-track spectrum analysis plugin. [VST/RTAS/DX]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, January 13, 201485db
Audacity v2.1.1

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

Free | Open SourceMonday, August 3, 201585db
Rebirth RB-338 v2.0.1

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, September 1, 200585db
SampleTank FREE v3

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

Freeware | FreeTuesday, September 2, 201485db
MIDI Yoke v1.75

MIDI patch cable driver - Connect one MIDI application to another

Freeware | FreeSaturday, September 21, 200285db
JetAudio v8.1.1

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

Freeware | FreeWednesday, June 4, 201485db
Anvil Studio v2014.06.01

Multi-track recording, composing, editing and mixing of MIDI and audio. [Host]

SharewareFriday, May 30, 201485db
ESS Technology ES1688 Audio Driver

ES1688 Audio Driver

Freeware | Free85db
DarkWave Studio v5.4.0

Modular digital audio workstation (DAW) / virtual studio for the creation of electronic music.

Free | Open Source | GPLThursday, December 31, 201585db
Traktor Pro 2.6.8

A powerful and versatile software solution for professional DJs. This software works great with the Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 DJ Controller

Demo | TrialWednesday, March 12, 201485db
YAMAHA SY1

Nine nice samples of one of Yamaha's first synthesizers

Freeware | FreeSunday, July 1, 200185db
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, 201085db
Studio One v3

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 1, 201585db
Pro Tools FREE

Professional 24bit Multi track recording and MIDI sequencing software

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 26, 200085db
MuLab Free 6.5.43

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

Freeware | FreeWednesday, November 25, 201585db
KRISTAL Audio Engine v1.0.1

Multitrack recorder, audio sequencer and mixer.

Freeware | FreeSaturday, June 5, 200485db
Bome's SendSX 1.30 Beta 3

Send and Receive arbitrary MIDI Data.

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 18, 201385db
UVI Workstation 2.5.15

Multi-timbral virtual instrument that gives you unlimited parts, built in effects, functionality for live performance, and an intuitive real-time workflow. [VST/RTAS]

Freeware | FreeWednesday, October 21, 201585db
YoGen Vocal Remover v3.3.10

Tries to remove any monophonic components from stereo sounds.

SharewareSaturday, April 30, 201185db
DirectX 9.0c Runtime

Better graphics, faster frame rates, and more immersive audio.

Freeware | FreeWednesday, August 4, 200480db
BPM Studio Pro 4.9.9.4

An MP3 DJ system for professional DJs,

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, September 28, 201080db
GNMIDI v2.52

Karaoke MIDI song player, converter and editor.

SharewareThursday, September 13, 200780db
Yamaha S-YXG50

XG software synthesizer.

TrialTuesday, September 16, 199780db
KraMixer v1.0.3

DJ mixer for beatmixing audio files. You might also like to check out these hardware DJ Mixers

Freeware | FreeWednesday, July 26, 200680db