Free & Lite Software

Free and Lite editions of software and drums for Mac, Windows and iOS

Free Recording Software for Mac/Win

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  • RiffWorks T4

    RiffWorks T4

  • RiffWorks T4 (unavailable) is free guitar recording software for Mac and Windows that saves and does not time out. It includes automatic track creation and loop recording (4 Layers), 7 guitar-oriented effects, InstantDrummer with adjustable intensity and variation, guitar amp and effects plug-in support, "Quick Start" tutorial in 14 languages, and more.

    Upgrade to RiffWorks Standard (on sale for $49) to enjoy more features like 24 layer recording, REX player, ReWire support, 32-bit recording instead of just 16-bit that you get with RiffWorks T4, 9 free InstantDrummer sessions ($45 value), and more.

    Notice: RiffWorks T4 free download is temporarily unavailable.
    Buy RiffWorks Standard now, without waiting for RiffWorks T4, and request a refund within 30 days if it's not for you.
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Free InstantDrummer Sessions for RiffWorks

$49 DrumCore 4 Lite Plug-in for Mac/Win

  • DrumCore 4 Lite plug-in for Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase and more

    DrumCore 4 Lite

  • DrumCore 4 is an upgrade of the award-winning DrumCore 3 plug-in drum instrument with stereo 24 bit audio loops and MIDI loops of inspiring performances by hit-proven drummers, plus multi-velocity drum kit samples across a multitude of styles. Now a 64-bit VST3/AAX/AU plug-in, DrumCore 4 works with most popular 64-bit recording software, and includes a convenient groove browser, song timeline, mixer, effects and more. Choose to use royalty-free drum loops by celebrity drummers (provided as tempo-adjustable GrooveSets in a wide variety of styles), or create your own grooves with multi-velocity drum kits, which are MIDI-mapped and customizable, making DrumCore easy to use with external controllers. DrumCore 4 is the perfect tool for songwriters, composers, musicians and producers. Simply drag and drop grooves to tracks in most popular recording applications on Mac OS and Windows.

    DrumCore 4 Lite contains 4 GB of content, including 24 GrooveSets (1,400 audio loops and 800 MIDI loops) by 13 drummers, and 11 multi-velocity sampled Drum Kits. The plug-in is downloadable, and the content can be either downloaded from the DC4 Browser for new and upgrade customers, or migrated for upgrade customers. Read more about DrumCore audio loops in the DC4 FAQ. Listen to audio previews. All GrooveSets and Drum Kits by all DC4 drummers are listed and described on the Drummer Bios page and are available for preview and purchase in the store built into DC4.
    Buy DC4 Lite (New/Upgrade/Crossgrade).

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Free GuitarJack Stage Control App for iOS

"DrumCore is so handy and so very easy to use! It's very close to having a live drummer with you."

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Anthony Gonzalez of M83

"I'm obsessed with this recording app on my iPhone- the Sonoma Wire Works FourTrack. It's like you have a superpowerful studio in your pocket."

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Trey Anastasio of Phish

"Just tried out Sonoma Wire Works GuitarJack plus the new upgraded FourTrack app. Beautiful crystal clear sparkling audio in iOS!"

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Jordan Rudess of Dream Theater

"RiffWorks is an incredible tool to get songs done stupid fast!"

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Johnny "Juice" Rosado of Public Enemy