Here you will find free programs offered by manufacturers we represent. Some may be free-for-use, others may be demos or trial versions. If you like the program, check our prices for the full, licensed version.
your free introduction to music notation software
With Finale Notepad, you can create orchestrations of up to eight staves. You can add notes by clicking them into the staff or importing MIDI or MusicXML files. Once your music is in NotePad, you can hear it play back, see it on the printed page, and share it with other NotePad users and users of other Finale family music notation software. Free download
Mixcraft Recording Studio by Acoustica
Download a free two week trial of Mixcraft 9 to test drive your own personal music recording studio. Mixcraft 9 is the perfect blend of ease-of-use and pro features. With great workflow and less clutter, you’ll be able to focus on making music and not technical details.
Translated into 20 languages: Chinese Traditional and Simplified, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hellenic, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese,Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish.
Requires Windows 7 SP1, 8, or 10, 8 GB RAM, 1.8 GHz Dual-Core Processor. Free Download
THE SHRIEK OF DEATH from Boom Library
This FREE Sound Effects pack contains sounds from the Aztec death whistles. When raised to the lips and blown, they produce a shrieking sound so human that it can paralyze the listener in their tracks. We found the death whistles exceedingly interesting for sound design so we decided to do high quality recordings of the instrument and give it away for FREE. 179 ROYALTY-FREE SOUNDS33 WAV files • 96kHz/24bit • 670MB. Download here. (You will need to create a user on Boom Library.)
Voltage Modular Nucleus from Cherry Audio
In order to support people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, Cherry Audio is supplying Voltage Modular Nucleus FREE for everybody. It’s a complete modular synthesis package, with 22 modules and over 130 presets, for OSX and Windows.
Stay home, stay safe, make some music, and learn to master modular synthesis. We’ll all get through this together.
– Cherry Audio