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 Title||Description||License||Released on:||Power|
|MusicMatch Jukebox 10|| |
Play, Rip, Burn MP3s and CDs, Transfer to portable devices ,Access Musicmatch On Demand, Buy downloads in the Music Store.
|Freeware | Free||105db|
|Cubase 8.05|| |
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 | Trial||Friday, January 9, 2015||105db|
|Encore v5.0.2|| |
Professional-quality composing and publishing
|Demo | Demonstration||Thursday, November 5, 2009||100db|
|GSnap v1.1|| |
Auto-tune effect. [VST]
|Freeware | Free||Wednesday, October 16, 2013||100db|
|Reaper v4.73|| |
Record, arrange, edit, mix and render audio. [Hosts VST Plugins]
|Demo | Trial||Friday, September 26, 2014||100db|
|Auto-Tune Evo v126.96.36.199|| |
Automatic and graphical intonation correction for voices and solo instruments. [VST/RTAS/TDM].
|Demo | Trial||Wednesday, August 5, 2009||95db|
|iTunes 11.0.1|| |
Software jukebox, music store and listening library.
|Free||Saturday, December 15, 2012||95db|
|Cakewalk Sonar X3e|| |
Digital Audio Workstation. Go to the full commercial version of Cakewalk SONAR
|Demo | Demonstration||Thursday, March 20, 2014||95db|
|AP Tuner v3.08|| |
Chromatic tuner for the PC.
|Shareware||Tuesday, August 12, 2008||95db|
|Power Tab Editor v1.7 build 80|| |
|Freeware | Free||Monday, August 25, 2008||95db|
|WaveLab 8.5.10|| |
Audio editing and mastering studio. Go to the full commercial version of WaveLab
|Demo | Demonstration||Tuesday, July 8, 2014||95db|
|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 Propellerhead Reason
|Demo | Demonstration||Saturday, December 20, 2014||95db|
|UVI Workstation 2.5.9|
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 | Free||Friday, January 16, 2015||95db|
|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 | Trial||Monday, August 18, 2014||95db|
|Addictive Drums 2|| |
Drum Production Studio. [VST]
|Demo | Demonstration||Thursday, September 26, 2013||95db|
|Anvil Studio v2014.06.01|| |
Multi-track recording, composing, editing and mixing of MIDI and audio. [Host]
|Shareware||Friday, May 30, 2014||95db|
|VST Plug-in Pack 7|| |
Pack of 30 VST plug-ins.
|Freeware | Free||Tuesday, May 1, 2001||95db|
jBridge is an application designed for bridging VST plugins (up to the 2.4 VST specification). [VST]
|Demo | Demonstration||Tuesday, April 29, 2014||95db|
|Band-in-a-Box 2014b381|| |
Intelligent Music Accompaniment Software for Your MIDI Music System or PC Sound Card. Go to the full commercial version of Band in a Box
|Paid||Monday, July 21, 2014||95db|
|Nero 11|| |
CD/DVD Create, Rip, Burn, Copy, Share, Backup, Play; ultra-fast, reliable and user-friendly.
|Demo | Trial||Sunday, January 8, 2012||95db|
|MIDI Yoke v1.75|| |
MIDI patch cable driver - Connect one MIDI application to another
|Freeware | Free||Saturday, September 21, 2002||90db|
|MusicEase v9.0|| |
Music score editor: edit, transpose, play, import scanned music, and print music.
|Demo | Demonstration||Monday, October 28, 2013||90db|
|CloneCD v188.8.131.52|| |
Replicate data and audio CDs.
|Shareware||Sunday, June 15, 2008||90db|
|KRISTAL Audio Engine v1.0.1|| |
Multitrack recorder, audio sequencer and mixer.
|Freeware | Free||Saturday, June 5, 2004||90db|
|Overture v4.1.6|| |
Overture is a professional standard notation software. [Hosts VST]
|Demo | Demonstration||Monday, January 7, 2013||90db|
|Awave Studio v11.0|| |
Audio Converter - Instrument Editor - Music Performer.
|Shareware||Tuesday, April 8, 2014||90db|
|Sonic Explorer 1.2|
Like Windows Explorer with visual audio preview / prelistening.
|Freeware | Free||Monday, June 13, 2011||90db|
|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 | Trial||Wednesday, March 12, 2014||90db|
rf Destroyer is a free multi-effect plug-in for your drums. [VST]
|Freeware | Free||Monday, December 5, 2011||90db|
|Quartz AudioMaster Freeware v4.6|| |
Real-time multi-track recorder and MIDI sequencer.
|Freeware | Free||Monday, November 20, 2000||90db|
|Kontakt 5.2.0|| |
Software Sampler. [VST/RTAS/Stand-alone].
|Demo | Demonstration||Monday, July 1, 2013||90db|
|Moron Sound Studio|| |
Edit/Play Hammerhead tracks in DOS, RT echo/flange.
|Freeware | Free||Friday, December 25, 1998||90db|
|Pro Tools FREE|| |
Professional 24bit Multi track recording and MIDI sequencing software
|Freeware | Free||Thursday, October 26, 2000||90db|
|4ormulator Vocoder Extreme v3.5|| |
Vocoder Plug-in. [VST/DX]
|Freeware | Free||Saturday, November 11, 2006||90db|
Ring modulator with variable LFO oscillators. [VST]
|Freeware | Free||Tuesday, April 6, 2004||90db|
|VA - Visual Analyser 2011|| |
Oscilloscope and Spectrum Analyser
|Freeware | Free||Friday, January 25, 2013||90db|
|Guitar Rig 5.2.0|| |
Guitar setup - Vast selection of virtual effects, modeling amplifiers and cabinets. [VST]
|Demo | Demonstration||Friday, November 8, 2013||90db|
|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]
|Free||Wednesday, March 12, 2014||90db|
|Shortcircuit 2 v0.5.1|| |
Software sampler [VST]
|Free||Sunday, August 29, 2010||90db|
|Bome's SendSX 1.30 Beta 3|| |
Send and Receive arbitrary MIDI Data.
|Demo | Demonstration||Monday, February 18, 2013||90db|
|FL Studio 11.1.1|
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 | Demonstration||Wednesday, September 10, 2014||90db|
|DarkWave Studio v4.5.2|
Modular Virtual Studio for the creation of electronic music. Hosts VST plugins.
|Free | Open Source | GPL||Wednesday, January 14, 2015||90db|
|CDRWin v4.0F|| |
CD recording software.
|Demo | Demonstration||Thursday, June 28, 2007||85db|
|Finale Notepad 2012|| |
Basic music notation software. Go to the full commercial version of Finale
|Freeware | Free||Wednesday, February 22, 2012||85db|
|Poise v184.108.40.206|| |
Drum sampler. [VST]
|Demo | Demonstration||Tuesday, June 24, 2014||85db|
|ESS Technology ES1688 Audio Driver|| |
ES1688 Audio Driver
|Freeware | Free||85db|
|vanBasco's MIDI Player|| |
MIDI player with karaoke & realtime display
|Shareware||Friday, January 2, 1998||85db|
|Voxengo SPAN v2.8|| |
Real-time spectrum analyzer. [VST]
|Freeware | Free||Monday, October 27, 2014||85db|
|AudioMulch v2.2.4|| |
Real-time sound synthesis, music composition and audio processing. [Hosts VST Plugins]
|Demo | Trial||Monday, July 15, 2013||85db|
|Ableton Live 9.1.7|| |
Compose, perform, capture, remix, improvise and edit your musical ideas. [Hosts VST Plugins] Go to the full commercial version of Ableton Live
|Demo | Trial||Monday, January 12, 2015||85db|