Free Cubase Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Cubase for Mac if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Mac alternative is Small LMMS iconLMMS, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Cubase and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Cubase are Small FL Studio iconFL Studio (Paid), Small Ardour iconArdour (Freemium, Open Source), Small Reaper iconReaper (Paid) and Small Ableton Live iconAbleton Live (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Nov 3, 2020

    • Looplabs is a collaborative cloud based music studio that lets anyone, regardless of skills or ability, easily make professional quality music anywhere, anytime and with anyone. For Free. Stocked with tens of thousands of royalty-free sounds to use.
      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
    • A free, easy to use tool for creating music.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Adobe AIR


    • Frinika is a free (licensed under GNU GPL) complete music workstation software containing sequencer, midi support, soft synthesizers, audio recorder, piano roll/tracker/notation...
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Ohm Studio is the first real-time collaborative digital audio workstation. Start a project, invite musicians and make music together. It's as simple as that.
    • FamiStudio is very simple music editor for the Nintendo Entertainment System or Famicom. It is designed to be easier to use than FamiTracker, but its feature set is also much more limited. It is targeted at both chiptune artists and NES homebrewers.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Wine
    • MultitrackStudio is a full-featured audio/MIDI multitrack recording software.
    • A DAW for musicians with easy access to all essential tracking, sequencing, editing and mixing features, complete third-party VST and low-latency/high-fidelity audio driver support.
      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
    • LNX_Studio is a Digital Audio Work Station created in the SuperCollider language. It has a powerful set of tools for creating music, all of which can be networked. Co-location gigs or real-time collaborations don't have to be in the same room.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
    • Mb Launchpad is the first Linux launchpad. Available for Linux, MacOS, Android (executables) and for Wdos if you compile it.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Android
    • Sequencer64 is a live-looping sequencer with an interface more like a hardware sequencer than track-based MIDI sequencers. Seq64 is a reboot of...
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux