# Audio

# Audio I/O

Name ⇵ Description ⇵ Get it ⇵
AirFoil Stream any audio from your Mac all around your network devices. Website Freemium Closed-Source
BlackHole MacOS virtual audio driver that pass audio to other applications with zero latency. Github Free Closed-Source
SoundDesk Virtual Audio Mixer. SoundDesk 4 is the easiest way to turn your computer into a digital mixing desk! Website Paid Closed-Source
GroundControl Audio routing and virtual audio driver for your Mac with zero latency Website Free Closed-Source
MIDI View Simple MIDI Monitor app to that shows bi-directional MIDI packages that flows through your machine. AppStore Free Closed-Source
MIDI Shift Double your MIDI controller with the touch of a button. AppStore Paid Closed-Source
Pocket MIDI Simple and intuitive MIDI monitoring tool AppStore Free Closed-Source

# Live

Name ⇵ Description ⇵ Get it ⇵
Farrago Easy to use Soundboard with MIDI support. Website Freemium Closed-Source
MainStage Transform your mac into a live performance rig. AppStore Paid Closed-Source
MultiStream Studio Broadcast to multiple services AppStore Freemium Closed-Source
ArtNetView Simple app to view and monitor Art-Net DMX data that flows through your network. AppStore Free Closed-Source

# Music

Name ⇵ Description ⇵ Get it ⇵
BitPerfect BitPerfect is a music player made for audiophile that works in conjunction with iTunes. AppStore Paid Closed-Source
MiniPlay Shows currently playing music in your favorite music app, integrates with Notification Center. AppStore Freemium Closed-Source
Musique Uncluttered music player that focus on your music library experience. AppStore Free Open-Source
AMP Player AMP player is the best Mac OS alternative to the legendary Winamp. Website Paid Closed-Source
Tagr An tagging application that helps you organize your music collection with a simple UI. AppStore Paid Closed-Source
Swinsian Simple music player for with wide format support, folder watching, advanced tag editing and designed to be responsive even with the largest libraries. Website Paid Closed-Source
Ampado Easy and powerful AudioPlayer for macOS with audio graph. AppStore Freemium Closed-Source
TunesArt Display a gorgeous album cover on your desktop and display lyrics and bio about artists. AppStore Paid Closed-Source
DesktopLyrics Display the lyrics of the song currently playing in "iTunes" right on your desktop. AppStore Free Closed-Source
Meta Advanced Music Tag Editor for macOS. AppStore Paid Closed-Source
Pine Player Exclusive listening digital music player for music lovers. AppStore Free Closed-Source
DaftCloud The Unofficial SoundCloud App AppStore Freemium Closed-Source
Broadcasts Listen to streaming internet radio in an ultra-simple, single-purpose app. AppStore Freemium Closed-Source
Mp3tag The universal tag editor, powerful and easy-to-use tool to edit metadata of audio files. AppStore Paid Closed-Source
Mick Tagger Music Playlist Organizer for Spotify AppStore Freemium Closed-Source
Vinyls A basic, but beautiful music player AppStore Paid Closed-Source
MusicHarbor Track new music and follow your favorite artists and record labels AppStore Freemium Closed-Source
Lightspeed Plays your Apple Music library in 432Hz/Pythagorean Tuning on your Mac AppStore Paid Closed-Source

See Video section for multimedia players

# Miscellaneous

Name ⇵ Description ⇵ Get it ⇵
Loopback Create virtual audio devices and pass audio to any audio processing software. Website Freemium Closed-Source
Mutify Quickly mute your microphone with a shortcut or the touch bar. Website Paid Closed-Source
ToothFairy Connect AirPods (or other Bluetooth headphones) to your Mac with a single click or keypress. AppStore Paid Closed-Source
[Un]MuteMic macOS app to mute & unmute the input volume of your microphone. Github Free Open-Source
Unclack Mutes your microphone while you type. Website Free Closed-Source
Sonic Atom Multi-instrument, audio analysis and metering software. Website Paid Closed-Source
FuzzMeasure Powerful Audio and Acoustic Measurements, by RØDE Website Paid Closed-Source
Scrobbles for Last.fm Brings the music network Last.fm to your Mac! The app offers both Last.fm statistics and iTunes scrobbling. AppStore Free Closed-Source
waveSDR A macOS native desktop Software Defined Radio application using the RTL-SDR USB device. Website Free Open-Source
Breakaway Automatically pause your music when unplugging headphones AppStore Paid Closed-Source
AutoMute App that mutes sound on headphones disconnect / awake from sleep. AppStore Paid Open-Source

# Podcasting

Name ⇵ Description ⇵ Get it ⇵
Forecast Podcast MP3 post-production tool with chapters. Website Free Closed-Source
Cosmicast Beautiful podcast player without any complicated user accounts or settings to configure. AppStore Subscription Closed-Source
FusionCast Easily turn your podcast episodes into videos for publishing on any platform. AppStore Paid Closed-Source
Feeder Self-publish podcasts, appcasts, and standard RSS feeds with Feeder. AppStore Paid Closed-Source
Mame Cast Listen your favorite Podcast AppStore Freemium Closed-Source
Mimir A powerful desktop podcast app AppStore Freemium Closed-Source

# Recording / Studio / DAW

Name ⇵ Description ⇵ Get it ⇵
AudioHijack Record any app, VoIP, web stream etc. and save audio from hardware devices. Website Freemium Closed-Source
AudioSwift Use your trackpad as a MIDI controller Website Paid Closed-Source
Fission Fast and lossless audio editing. AppStore Paid Closed-Source
Garageband Fully equipped music creation studio with a complete sound library. AppStore Free Closed-Source
Linfei Recording Studio Professional audio recording and editing app. AppStore Freemium Closed-Source
Logic Pro X DAW for professional songwriting, editing, and mixing. AppStore Paid Closed-Source
n-Track Studio quality recording, editing and mixing software. Website Paid Closed-Source
PIEZO Record audio fast and easy from any application or audio inputs. Website Paid Closed-Source
SoundStudio Record and edit podcasts, music, interviews, or presentations all with high fidelity. Website Paid Closed-Source
SoundForge Professional audio waveform editor for Mac by MAGIX Website Paid Closed-Source
OceanAudio Easy and fast audio editor Website Free Closed-Source
Fluctus Audio Editor for both the Newcomer and the Expert. Website Paid Closed-Source
Backtrack Local audio recorder that lets you save audio your mic heard in the past. AppStore Paid Closed-Source
Recordia Simple audio recorder AppStore Free Closed-Source
iReal Pro Simulates real-sounding band that can accompany you as you practice. Create and collect chord charts. AppStore Paid-Inapp Closed-Source

# Volume controls / EQ

Name ⇵ Description ⇵ Get it ⇵
BackgroundMusic Per-application volume control and automatic pause/unpause audio sources. Github Free Open-Source
eqMac Free system wide audio equalizer for MacOS. Website Free Closed-Source
Silenz Reduce surrounding distractions for headphone use. AppStore Paid Closed-Source
SoundControl Advanced audio controls with per-app volume, EQ, balance, and audio routing. Website Paid Closed-Source
SoundSource Advanced audio control on a per-app basis for both volume and output device. Website Freemium Closed-Source"
Hearing Aid Environmental sound amplifier AppStore Freemium Closed-Source
Balance Lock Fix audio balance drift AppStore Free Closed-Source