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
Sonic Explorer 1.2

Like Windows Explorer with visual audio preview / prelistening.

Freeware | FreeMonday, June 13, 2011120db
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
Karaoke 5

Karaoke K5 is a Karaoke player and creator supporting file formats: MID KAR KFN MP3 CDG CDA+G MP3+G WMA WMA+cdg.

Freeware | FreeFriday, November 4, 2011105db
Morphiza MK2

Organ synth styled after the transistor organs of the 60s and 70s.

Freeware | FreeWednesday, February 19, 2014105db
Reaper v4.721

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

Demo | TrialThursday, August 21, 2014105db
Cakewalk Sonar X3e

Digital Audio Workstation. Go to the full commercial version of Cakewalk SONAR

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, March 20, 2014105db
GSnap v1.1

Auto-tune effect. [VST]

Freeware | FreeWednesday, October 16, 2013105db
KRISTAL Audio Engine v1.0.1

Multitrack recorder, audio sequencer and mixer.

Freeware | FreeSaturday, June 5, 2004100db
Kontakt 5.2.0

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

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 1, 2013100db
Auto-Tune Evo v6.0.9.2

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

Demo | TrialWednesday, August 5, 2009100db
Pro Tools 11.2.1

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, August 18, 2014100db
CR-777

CR-777 is a software drum machine. [VSTi]

Freeware | FreeMonday, January 16, 2012100db
UVI Workstation 2.5.4

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, July 30, 2014100db
Ableton Live 9.1.5b2

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

Demo | TrialFriday, September 5, 2014100db
Disco XT DJ v7.2.8

DJ mixing, automation and music playback software.

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, January 3, 2014100db
Power Tab Editor v1.7 build 80

Tablature editor.

Freeware | FreeMonday, August 25, 2008100db
Encore v5.0.2

Professional-quality composing and publishing

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, November 5, 2009100db
Adobe Audition CS6 v5.01

Professional audio editing environment - Mixing, editing, effects processing. Works well with the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2: USB Recording Interface.

Demo | TrialFriday, July 20, 201295db
Awave Studio v11.0

Audio Converter - Instrument Editor - Music Performer.

SharewareTuesday, April 8, 201495db
iTunes 11.0.1

Software jukebox, music store and listening library.

FreeSaturday, December 15, 201295db
Synth1 1.13 Beta 2

Synthesizer. [VST]

Freeware | FreeWednesday, July 9, 201495db
Voice To Instrument 1.0

Convert your voice into a musical instrument. [VST]

Free | DonationwareTuesday, February 22, 201195db
Cubase 7.5.30

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 | TrialFriday, September 5, 201495db
MusicEase v9.0

Music score editor: edit, transpose, play, import scanned music, and print music.

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, October 28, 201395db
Bome's SendSX 1.30 Beta 3

Send and Receive arbitrary MIDI Data.

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, February 18, 201395db
AP Tuner v3.08

Chromatic tuner for the PC.

SharewareTuesday, August 12, 200895db
VST Plug-in Pack 7

Pack of 30 VST plug-ins.

Freeware | FreeTuesday, May 1, 200195db
WaveLab 8.5.10

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

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, July 8, 201495db
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, 201495db
Addictive Drums 2

Drum Production Studio. [VST]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, September 26, 201395db
Reason 7.1.1

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 Propellerhead Reason

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, May 30, 201495db
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, 201490db
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, 200690db
MIDI Yoke v1.75

MIDI patch cable driver - Connect one MIDI application to another

Freeware | FreeSaturday, September 21, 200290db
Nero 11

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

Demo | TrialSunday, January 8, 201290db
Drumcore Free v3.0

A subset of the award-winning DrumCore software.

Freeware | FreeTuesday, July 21, 200990db
Record Producer Deluxe

Turn your PC into a professional recording studio.

Demo90db
Torpedo PI-101 Wall of Sound v3.2.4

Guitar and bass high-end speaker micing simulator. [VST/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, August 11, 201490db
Poise v1.1.50.72

Drum sampler. [VST]

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, June 24, 201490db
ESS Technology ES1688 Audio Driver

ES1688 Audio Driver

Freeware | Free90db
jBridge 1.65

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

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, April 29, 201490db
Quartz AudioMaster Freeware v4.6

Real-time multi-track recorder and MIDI sequencer.

Freeware | FreeMonday, November 20, 200090db
Overture v4.1.6

Overture is a professional standard notation software. [Hosts VST]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, January 7, 201390db
Pro Tools FREE

Professional 24bit Multi track recording and MIDI sequencing software

Freeware | FreeThursday, October 26, 200090db
DarkWave Studio v4.4.0

Modular Virtual Studio for the creation of electronic music. Hosts VST plugins.

Free | Open Source | GPLMonday, September 15, 201490db
Tapeworm v2.0

Mellotron synthesizer. [VST]

Freeware | FreeTuesday, October 24, 200685db
CloneCD v5.3.1.3

Replicate data and audio CDs.

SharewareSunday, June 15, 200885db
Fast EdDit v4.0.21

Easy to learn, very FAST audio editor

Demo | DemonstrationTuesday, September 18, 200185db
Mobius 2.5

Tool for live recording and manipulation of audio loops, with features similar to those of the Gibson Echoplex Digital Pro and the Electrix Repeater. [VST]

Freeware | FreeTuesday, November 27, 201285db
Anvil Studio v2014.06.01

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

SharewareFriday, May 30, 201485db