Reason
Reason
11.3.3d10

5.0

Reason free download for Mac

Reason11.3.3d10

31 August 2020

Professional music creation suite.

Overview

Reason -- the legendary music production software studio. With its intuitive flow and musician-friendly design, Reason catalyzes your creative process. Easy to get started with, yet as deep as you want it to be, Reason is the software that keeps you focused on what matters most: your music.

From start to finish, its ever-expandable, freely routable rack of instruments, effects, and inspiring sound bank have everything you need to write, record, remix, and produce great-sounding tracks.

Build your songs in Reason's sequencer with the included synths, samplers, loop players, and drum machines. Add guitar, vocals, MIDI synths, or record your entire band. Finish your tracks in the built-in million-dollar mixing console.

What's new in Reason

Version 11.3.3d10:
  • Skip button at plugin scanning now skips only one plugin instead of all remaining plugins
  • New "Enable All" button in Manage Plugins to re-enable all failed plugins for scan on restart
  • Fixed a bug where plugin scanning would fail if Windows username contained non-ASCII characters

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20 Reviews of Reason

5
wendylou
10 April 2014
Version: 7.1.0

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I've been using Reason since 2003 and it's my favorite music creation tool of choice. New SDK for Rack Extensions released today and it's awesome. I have Logic, have used Reaper, and was a big Cubase fan long ago, but I've make music faster and easier in Reason. It won Computer Music's 2013 Music Software of the Year.
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0.5
onemac-net
03 September 2014
Version: 7.1.1
This Software has still the same problem right from v1: The Sound output is dreadful. Its thin. Whatever fx's, tricks and add-ons are been used for finishing master tune, ones your bounce down the track in Reason, the result is always notable - Thin. One way to push that to an better sound is the ReWire option with an DAW, like Logic, Live or even GarageBand. It is CPU and RAM demanding. Reason is an "cheap" gadget for "so to be musician" , so the illusion is build in. A great tool to learn, BUT stay away for any serious production with it. Pointless overpriced software.
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5
wendylou
10 April 2014
Version: 7.1.0
I've been using Reason since 2003 and it's my favorite music creation tool of choice. New SDK for Rack Extensions released today and it's awesome. I have Logic, have used Reaper, and was a big Cubase fan long ago, but I've make music faster and easier in Reason. It won Computer Music's 2013 Music Software of the Year.
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Roburt
03 May 2013
Version: 6.5.3
THis needs to be updated Reason is at version 7.
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5
Hkim
26 November 2012
Version: 6.5.2
This is one of the strongest and most versatile applications I've ever used for creating music. I have yet to have one bomb after five years of usage and that is a rare thing for any software. There is so much depth in terms of the tools offered that I have been able to use this for everything from orchestral MRs to incidental music for stage musicals. This version only increases its usefulness and I am still trying to learn all of the newest additions to this software. The only complaint I would ever have is that this software has been expanded so much that it is almost a two-person job to use it to its fullest capability.
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3
Old-Peter
23 November 2012
Version: 6.5.2
In the past I used both Ableton Live and Reason. But from 6.0 and most certainly with 6.5, the Propellorheads are after peoples money by offering additional synths and fxs. I always thought the power behind Reason is buy-one-package-doing-it-all. That is why it stood out against all other DAWs. OK, the default package contains a lot of synths and fxs but I wouldnt be suprised the new strategy of Propellorheads is changing towards paying add-ons. Not good.
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Stormchild
23 November 2012
Version: 6.5.2
Actual release notes for 6.5.2 (I edited out the Windows-specific changes) - Fixed Combi patch backwards compatibility that was broken in 6.5.0 and 6.5.1. - Default browse locations now work as in Reason 6.0.2. - Rack Extensions now respond to sample rate changes in the ReWire host. - Dropped support for 22,050 Hz sample rate on playback and export. - Fixed crash bug when exporting song containing a placeholder device. - Stopping playback now cuts hanging notes in Rack Extension devices. - Fixed a bug that caused audio glitches in Neptune’s Live Mode. - Fixed resource/memory leak when browsing in locations with lots of items. - Fixed a bug in NN-XT when doing Set Root Notes From Pitch Detection. - Fixed a bug where bounced samples defaulted to 0% Loop. - Authorizer will no longer request downloading of license data when it’s not necessary. - Fixed some ReWire bugs. - Fixed a bug where the Master Section’s Insert FX would be moved when moving a connected device to another position in the rack. - Fixed some name label bugs in template songs. - Minor bug fixes.
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5
Ali-Egypt
03 August 2012
Version: 6.5.1
Best all-in-studio DAW. Fantastic synths and fx. From 6.x the mixer can finally be opened in an separate window!
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2.5
Jweisbin
14 June 2012
Version: 6.5.0
Doesn't show up as an available update when I use Reason 6.0.2 to check for updates. Is it a paid upgrade?
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5
Masterminter
29 January 2012
Version: 6.0.2
I finally bought it! I uses almost every demo of every point release. And always I returned to my beloved Live (Ableton). And I still use Live as my main sequencer/daw. But v6 is very impressive and I now use it to sketch ideas on my Macbook Pro. The 'blocks' feature is really inspiring to use and makes pattern based music a joy. Live is still the best but Reason6 is very good too.
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5
Liam-
19 January 2012
Version: 6.0.2
Finally the sequence part has a separate window. Still a worthy daw with some great synths and effects. Perfect for laptop musicians. But for me Live is the best of them all. ;)
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3
Yusepe40
01 October 2011
Version: 6.0.1
No tiene que ver mi comentario con la aplicación sino con vuestra página de MacUpdate. Desde hace tiempo veo que utilizáis el margen derecho de la página de descripción de las aplicaciones sólamente para la publicidad. Es una pena. Anteriormente destacaba una captura de pantalla de una ventana de la aplicación, que era bastante útil. Es sólo un apunte. Creo que sois unas personas muy prácticas y alabo vuestro trabajo por la cuenta que a mi me trae. Salud y suerte.
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4
Mac-Adam
30 December 2007
Version: 4.0
4 Star for this Version 4, see below
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Mac-Adam
30 December 2007
Version: 4.0
Love Reason, I was wait for better use of screen ( now in 16:9 ) in this version 4. Have Somes Troubles: • Have some damned crash sometime (G5), • The extension is sometime forgoten to add at save / export. Without this, PowerFull App
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4.25
kelly schliewe
18 October 2005
Version: 3.0.4
Hello, I'm trying to import a "MIDI" file into Reason 3. For some Reason it is not letting me do the everyday task of importing from the file menu WHY IS THIS?? Maybe this is a Windows issues? Please help a girl out Thanks Kellyschliewe.com
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Anonymous
06 September 2005
Version: 3.0.4
These are the issues fixed in the 3.0.4 update: Export as audio file There was an issue in Reason 3.0.3 (on Windows) that could cause weird sounds when exporting a song or loop to an audio file. This was most likely to appear when using certain Scream settings. This happened only when exporting audio as everything sounded fine when listening to Reason directly or running Reason in a ReWire host. This has now been fixed. MIDI import The MIDI import functionality in Reason 2.5 accepted some MIDI file data that the Reason sequencer could not handle. This could for example be bad controller data outside the sequencer timeline. Saving this bad data to a song made that song unloadable, causing a "Bad Format" alert. In Reason 3.0 we made MIDI import stricter and also changed song loading so that bad data was skipped instead of showing the alert. Unfortunately there were some problems with this handling, which we have now taken care of. Loading old songs Some songs produced in Reason 2.5 could not be loaded in Reason 3.0 or 3.0.3. We have addressed some issues regarding NNXT patch data created by some patch conversion utilities, where Reason 3.0 is stricter than Reason 2.5 was. Cross-browsing There were some situations with cross-browsing (replacing a device by loading a patch of a different device type) that caused "Unknown Exception" alerts in Reason 3.0 and 3.0.3. This has now been fixed. Combined note handling Sending overlapping notes from the sequencer to a Combinator that contained a Malström in Legato mode could cause hanging notes in Reason 3.0 and 3.0.3. For example, drawing two C4 notes where the second note starts before the first ends, and setting the track target to the Combinator produced different results than setting the track target to the Malström. This has now been fixed. Missing icons in Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) After installing Reason 3.0.3 in Mac OS X 10.4 refills icons could change appearance and turn blank. Also all wave and aiff files were wrongly associated to Reason. Both of these issues were a result of new handling of file types in Mac OS X 10.4. This has now been fixed. The Orkester refill as it appears on the CD will still be wrong as this error exist on the physical CD. This will be fixed in the next batch of printed CDs.
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Anonymous
07 July 2005
Version: 3.0.3
Here's the release notes: "Adresses performance issues in Reason 3.0 and also adds Remote support for new controllers." And am I the only one that can't get the file to unzip? I keep getting an error.
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4.75
Anonymous
30 March 2005
Version: 3.0
Quite simply this is one-stop. I've finally ditched my hardware.
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5
Anonymous
18 March 2005
Version: 3.0
Just got Reason 3.0 last night. Damn it is such a massive update. All my criticisms of the previous version have vanished! Main noticable improvements: M-Class mastering suite - suddenly all those projects sound amazing. New browser with find and preview functions - really makes finding the right sound easy - used to be a real hassle. Interface refinements and now the windows work with command-` function properly (i.e. you don't need to click the new window) Better support for MIDI instruments - now recognises my Edirol PCR-30 perfectly, so no more patching to get adequate controls. Overall it feels like a much more OS X program than previously and already the songs I've made on it sound so much better. Thanks propellerhead!
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Adam
17 March 2003
Version: 2.5
My dad signed up as a beta tester. I've seen this update with my own eyes and ears. And I'm telling you: Keep those hopes high as can be. They will not be shot down.
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5
Anonymous
06 March 2003
Version: 2.5
Best all-in-one music software available.
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$399.00

5.0

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  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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