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Plug in a microphone or a keyboard to record, edit, mix and master audio and MIDI projects.


Audacity records and edits sounds with aplomb, with tons of new features constantly being added.


Automatically pause your music when another audio source starts, set each app’s volumes individually, and record system audio.

Balance Lock

It’s weird, but I’ve seen it happen — your Mac’s sound balance drifts from the centre. This app stops that from happening.


Adjust the sound coming from your Mac’s headphones or speaker.


Easily tag multiple audio files without having to re-type the same information. Supported files include MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, FLAC, Monkey’s Audio, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Opus, Speex, TrueAudio, WavPack, WMA/WMV, WAV and AIFF.


Create melodies and beats, synthesizing and mixing sounds, arranging samples and much more. The playback with a typing or MIDI keyboard. Bundled with ready-to-use content.


Features include: real-time preview of effects, cross-platform support, multi-selection for delicate editions, efficient editing of large files and fully featured spectrogram.


Listen to upbeat, uninterrupted music on five different channels: default, Indie Summer, Hangover Club, Tokyo Disco and Friday Nite Heat. Also available are the latest 20 tracks, and a spot for your favourites.


Record audio from the menu bar or a keyboard shortcut. You can optionally record at lossless quality. Previewing and trimming can be done in the Finder.

RGB MusicLab

Ever wonder what a musical Mona Lisa would sound like? RGB MusicLab takes the pixels in a painting, judges their colours and brightness, then interprets them to create music. Don’t like what you hear? There are many options to adjust your final composition.

Riffworks T4

Guitar recording and online collaboration program includes looped recording, automatic track creation, InstantDrummer, effects, song posting, online collaboration, and a tutorial in 14 languages. You can record songs online with friends for free.


Click on Shazam to listen to any music playing on your computer, or within earshot. It will give you the name and artist.


Open source music player without the iTunes bloat allows you to gather all your music sources and downloads in one place. Create playlists, invite friends, listen to radio stations.


Mix in real-time the various components of your tracks (vocals, instruments, kicks, hihats, etc.) for live mashups and seamless transitions — opening the door to new ways of mixing that were not possible before.

X Lossless Decoder

Decode, convert and play lossless audio files — can be split into tracks with cue sheet when decoding.