Top 50 Macintosh Music Software Titles

These are currently the most popular Macintosh downloads on Hitsquad

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Software TitleDescriptionLicenseReleased on:sort iconPower
Ableton Live v9.6.2b5

Compose, record, remix, improvise and edit your musical ideas. Works with the Ableton Push Controller [Hosts VST Plugins]

Demo | TrialMonday, July 4, 201660db
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, 201660db
Voxengo Sound Delay v1.7

Auxiliary multi-channel signal delaying plug-in. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, July 4, 201655db
Reverberate v2.100

Efficient convolution audio processor with modulation capabilities offering true zero-latency operation for two separate, stereo impulse responses. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 4, 201655db
MAutoEqualizer v10

Combines a powerful equalizer (including linear-phase version) and analyzer in a single window. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 4, 201655db
MDynamics v10

Advanced dynamic processor with a clear sound designed for mastering. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 4, 201655db
MMultiBandDynamics 10

Advanced multi-band dynamics processor with a clear sound. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 4, 201655db
SynthMaster 2.8.4

Semi-modular software synthesizer and multi-FX plug-in. [AU/VST/VSTi]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 4, 201660db
VSTForx v1.0.71

Load any number of VST-plugins and connect them anyway you want. [VSTi]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 4, 201655db
mVocoder v10

Mvocoder is a vocoder plugin, based on analog filters. [AU/VST]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 4, 201655db
MultitrackStudio 8.3

MultitrackStudio is an multitrack mixer/recorder that can host VST plugins. [Host]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 4, 201660db
Bitwig Studio 1.3.11

Cross-platform music production software tweaked for live performance.

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, July 4, 201655db
Airfoil v5.1.0

Lets you send any audio to remote speakers attached to your AirPort Express.

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 6, 201655db
MuLab Free v7

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

Freeware | FreeMonday, June 6, 201660db
UVI Workstation v2.6.6

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

Freeware | FreeMonday, June 6, 201660db
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, 201660db
MMultiBandLimiter v9.22

Advanced multi-band mastering brickwall limiter plug-in that makes your recordings and mixes sound louder with minimal distortion and artifacts. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 6, 201650db
MRingModulator v9.22

Performs standard ring-modulation effect using two oscillators. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, June 6, 201655db
MStereoExpander v9.22

This plugin givesyou stereo field modification to improve clarity and/or reduce differences between channels. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, June 6, 201655db
Recabinet 5.0.4

A cabinet simulator which can be used with real or simulated amps. [AU/VST/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 6, 201660db
MModernCompressor v9.22

Compressor plugin [AU/VST]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 6, 201650db
Voxengo CurveEQ 3.5

Professional WYSIWYG linear phase spline equalizer. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 6, 201650db
WaveLab v9.0.20

An audio editing software with audio mastering features

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, June 6, 201660db
Audacity v2.1.2

Audacity is a Cross-platform full featured multi-track sound editor.

Free | Open SourceMonday, May 2, 201660db
G-Player v2.1.4

Native Giga player designed to play the large orchestral sound libraries and supports disk streaming, dimensions, keyswitches and layered instruments. [VST/AU/RTAS]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, May 2, 201660db
TransGainer v1.7

Suitable for a wide range of professional music production uses, implements an audio signal envelope adjustment algorithm that reacts on transients rather than on a signal's loudness level. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, May 2, 201650db
GarageBand 10.1.1

GarageBand for Mac is a digital audio workstation (DAW) and music sequencer, with guitar amp and effects modeling and other added features.

PaidMonday, May 2, 201665db
Noatikl 3 Generative Music Composer for Mac OS X

Create high quality, royalty-free, totally custom generative music / soundscapes such as ambient, drone, relaxation, thinking, EDM etc. with this immensely deep & powerful app for generative MIDI music composition AND sound design. [AU/STANDALONE]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, April 29, 201655db
Liptikl 2

Lyric and ideas generator for songwriters, writers, poets and wordsmiths.

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, April 29, 201660db
Voxengo Voxformer v2.11

Vocal channel strip plug-in. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, April 29, 201655db
VolumeShaper v4.2

Gate effect. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, April 29, 201650db
MEqualizerLinearPhase v9.22

8-band linear phase equalizer designed for mastering. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, April 29, 201655db
MTremolo v9.22

Traditional tremolo with adjustable shape. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeFriday, April 29, 201650db
MWaveShaper v9.22

Wave-shaping plug-in. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeFriday, April 29, 201655db
Mixtikl 7 Generative Music & Loop Mixer for Mac OS X

Mixtikl is a powerful multi-platform generative music editor, mixer, arranger and cell sequencer. It includes many modifiable generative music templates that you can easily mix together. To generate its sounds it features the Partikl Sound Engine, a powerful sound source comprising a modular synth with Soundfont (SF2)/DLS support + live FX. [AU/STANDALONE]

Demo | TrialFriday, April 29, 201650db
MMultiBandConvolution 9.22

Zero-latency convolution plugin that's ideal for processing recorded, or generated impulse responses (IRs). [VST/AU]

Demo | TrialFriday, April 29, 201650db
Cyclop 1.2.0

Cyclop is a monophonic bass synthesizer plugin. [VST/AU/RTAS/AAX]

Demo | DemonstrationFriday, April 29, 201655db
Sibelius v8.2

Learn, edit, play back and publish music.

Demo | TrialMonday, April 4, 201655db
EnergyXT 3 Beta2

Modular MIDI and audio environment. [Hosts VST Plugins].

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, April 4, 201655db
Matrix 2.4

Voice Coder. [VST/RTAS/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, April 4, 201655db
MAutopan 9.21

Free automatic panner with adjustable shape. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, April 4, 201655db
MEqualizer v9.21

6-band equalizer. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, April 4, 201650db
MPhaser v9.21

Phasing effect. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, April 4, 201650db
MVibrato 9.21

Traditional vibrato with adjustable shape. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, April 4, 201650db
Pro Tools v12.5

Pro Tools is an advanced audio and music production platform.

Demo | TrialMonday, April 4, 201665db
Capstan v1.2

Capstan is an audio restoration tool by Celemony that removes the wow and flutter from old recordings.

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, April 4, 201655db
Tracktion T7

Clean, clutter-free audio/MIDI workstation.

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, March 7, 201655db
MLimiter 9.18

Performs smooth limiting in a standard tube-like way improving clarity of the resulting sound. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, March 7, 201655db
MReverb 9.18

Special reverb designed for mixing, particularly spatial positioning. [VST/AU]

Demo | DemonstrationMonday, March 7, 201655db
MFlanger v9.18

Traditional flanger with adjustable shape. [VST/AU]

Freeware | FreeMonday, March 7, 201655db