# Audio

# Input / Output

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

# Live

⇵ Name Description Download
ArtNetView (opens new window) View and monitor Art-Net DMX data that flows through your network. AppStore (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
Farrago (opens new window) Easy to use Soundboard with MIDI support. Website (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
MultiStream Studio (opens new window) Broadcast to multiple services AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source

# Music

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

See Video section for multimedia players

# Miscellaneous

⇵ Name Description Download
AutoMute (opens new window) App that mutes sound on headphones disconnect / awake from sleep. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Open-Source
Breakaway (opens new window) Automatically pause your music when unplugging headphones AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
FuzzMeasure (opens new window) Powerful Audio and Acoustic Measurements, by RØDE Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Loopback (opens new window) Create virtual audio devices and pass audio to any audio processing software. Website (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
Mutify (opens new window) Quickly mute your microphone with a shortcut or the touch bar. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Scrobbles for Last.fm (opens new window) Music network Last.fm on your Mac with statistics and iTunes scrobbling. AppStore (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
Sonic Atom (opens new window) Multi-instrument, audio analysis and metering software. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
ToothFairy (opens new window) Connect AirPods and other Bluetooth headphones with a single click. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Unclack (opens new window) Mutes your microphone while you type. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
waveSDR (opens new window) Native desktop radio app using the RTL-SDR USB device. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source

# Podcasting

⇵ Name Description Download
Cosmicast (opens new window) Beautiful podcast player without any complicated user accounts or settings. AppStore (opens new window) Subscription Closed-Source
Feeder (opens new window) Self-publish podcasts, appcasts, and standard RSS feeds with Feeder. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Forecast (opens new window) Podcast MP3 post-production tool with chapters. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
FusionCast (opens new window) Easily turn your podcast episodes into videos for publishing on any platform. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Mame Cast (opens new window) Listen your favorite Podcast AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
Mimir (opens new window) A powerful desktop podcast app AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
Pompom (opens new window) Edit your shows in the app built with podcasts in mind. AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source

# Recording / Studio / DAW

⇵ Name Description Download
Star AudioHijack (opens new window) Record any app, VoIP, web stream etc. and save audio from hardware devices. Website (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
AudioSwift (opens new window) Use your trackpad as a MIDI controller Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Backtrack (opens new window) Local audio recorder that lets you save audio your mic heard in the past. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Fission (opens new window) Fast and lossless audio editing. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Fluctus (opens new window) Audio Editor for both the Newcomer and the Expert. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
OceanAudio (opens new window) Easy and fast audio editor Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
PIEZO (opens new window) Record audio fast and easy from any application or audio inputs. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Recordia (opens new window) Simple audio recorder AppStore (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
SoundForge (opens new window) Professional audio waveform editor for Mac by MAGIX Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
SoundStudio (opens new window) Record and edit podcasts, music, interviews etc. with high fidelity. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
iReal Pro (opens new window) Simulates real-sounding band as you practice. Create and collect chord charts. AppStore (opens new window) Paid-Inapp Closed-Source
n-Track (opens new window) Studio quality recording, editing and mixing software. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source

# Volume controls / EQ

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