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
Abakos 2.1

High quality virtual analogue synthesizer. [VST]

Freeware | FreeSaturday, October 21, 2006100db
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
MusicMatch Jukebox 10

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

Freeware | Free95db
Sonic Explorer 1.2

Like Windows Explorer with visual audio preview / prelistening.

Freeware | FreeMonday, June 13, 201195db
Addictive Drums 2

Drum Production Studio. [VST]

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, September 26, 201395db
iTunes 11.0.1

Software jukebox, music store and listening library.

FreeSaturday, December 15, 201290db
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, 201690db
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
GSnap v1.1

Auto-tune effect. [VST]

Freeware | FreeWednesday, October 16, 201390db
Power Tab Editor v1.7 build 80

Tablature editor.

Freeware | FreeMonday, August 25, 200890db
VST Plug-in Pack 7

Pack of 30 VST plug-ins.

Freeware | FreeTuesday, May 1, 200190db
Kontakt 5.2.0

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

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 1, 201385db
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, 201585db
Ableton Live 9.6.2b5

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

Demo | TrialMonday, July 4, 201685db
WaveLab 9.0.20

Audio editing and mastering studio.

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 6, 201685db
AP Tuner v3.08

Chromatic tuner for the PC.

SharewareTuesday, August 12, 200885db
Quartz AudioMaster Freeware v4.6

Real-time multi-track recorder and MIDI sequencer.

Freeware | FreeMonday, November 20, 200085db
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, 201685db
VA - Visual Analyser 2011

Oscilloscope and Spectrum Analyser

Freeware | FreeFriday, January 25, 201385db
Nero 11

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

Demo | TrialSunday, January 8, 201285db
JetAudio v8.1.1

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

Freeware | FreeWednesday, June 4, 201485db
Altiverb v7.2.2

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, May 15, 201485db
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, 201585db
Cakewalk Sonar X3e

Digital Audio Workstation.

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, March 20, 201485db
Band-in-a-Box 2015

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

PaidMonday, July 27, 201585db
Audacity v2.1.2

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

Free | Open SourceMonday, May 2, 201680db
SampleTank FREE v3

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

Freeware | FreeTuesday, September 2, 201480db
Rebirth RB-338 v2.0.1

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

Freeware | FreeThursday, September 1, 200580db
Awave Studio v11.1

Audio Converter - Instrument Editor - Music Performer.

SharewareWednesday, January 20, 201680db
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, 201680db
MIDI Yoke v1.75

MIDI patch cable driver - Connect one MIDI application to another

Freeware | FreeSaturday, September 21, 200280db
DarkWave Studio v5.5.5

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

Free | Open Source | GPLFriday, July 15, 201680db
ESS Technology ES1688 Audio Driver

ES1688 Audio Driver

Freeware | Free80db
GoldWave v6.00 Beta

Manage and edit your sound files. [Hosts DX/VST Plugins]

SharewareThursday, May 1, 201480db
KRISTAL Audio Engine v1.0.1

Multitrack recorder, audio sequencer and mixer.

Freeware | FreeSaturday, June 5, 200480db
Coagula Light 1.6

Industrial Strength Color-Note Organ

Freeware | FreeThursday, May 8, 200380db
Chord Detector

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

Demo | DemonstrationThursday, November 3, 201180db
CDG Plug-In for Winamp

This plug-in is used to display CDG files in sync with MP3 or other supported formats by Winamp.

Freeware | FreeWednesday, April 21, 200480db
Spectrogram

Dual channel audio spectrum analyzer.

Free80db
Traktor Pro 2.6.8

A powerful and versatile software solution for professional DJs.

Demo | TrialWednesday, March 12, 201480db
GNMIDI v3.2

Karaoke MIDI song player, converter and editor, insert synchronised lyrics into MIDI and MP3, insert chords into MIDI.

SharewareTuesday, March 22, 201680db
DrumStation v1.09

Virtual drum computer and groove studio.

Freeware | FreeSunday, September 4, 200580db
Ambience v1.0.7

VST reverb plug-in

Free | DonationwareMonday, August 16, 201080db
YAMAHA SY1

Nine nice samples of one of Yamaha's first synthesizers

Freeware | FreeSunday, July 1, 200180db
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, 201480db
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, 201280db
YoGen Vocal Remover v3.3.10

Tries to remove any monophonic components from stereo sounds.

SharewareSaturday, April 30, 201180db
Anvil Studio v2014.06.01

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

SharewareFriday, May 30, 201480db
Yamaha S-YXG50

XG software synthesizer.

TrialTuesday, September 16, 199780db
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, 201680db