MainStage 2 lets you take your Mac to the stage with a full-screen live interface, unmatched hardware control, and a massive collection of plug-ins and sounds.

The ultimate live rig
  • Perform live with 120 instrument and effect plug-ins or work with your Audio Units plug-ins
  • Import settings from Logic Pro and GarageBand to bring your studio sound to the stage
  • Combine instruments and live audio, such as keyboard and vocals, in a single patch
  • Seamlessly switch between patches without stopping sound output or cutting off held notes
  • Design rich keyboard patches using splits and layers

    Hardware control
  • Connect your favorite hardware and use it to play and control your plug-ins
  • Use any USB and MIDI-equipped controllers like keyboards, foot pedals, and drum pads
  • Instantly set up a large variety of hardware using automatic device recognition
  • Quickly assign hardware knobs, buttons, and faders to onscreen controls

    A new view of the stage
  • See only what you need during your performance using a customizable, full-screen live interface
  • Easily see your Mac screen from a distance using a high-contrast, full-screen performance view
  • Get started quickly using prebuilt templates that cover typical live performance setups

    A smarter, faster, more efficient use of your Mac
  • Perform with confidence using a rock-solid tool built for demanding live performances
  • Use the processing power of multiple cores on your Mac
  • Go to your gig with a massive collection of even the most memory-hungry instruments thanks to 64-bit support

    Instrument plug-ins
  • 40 built-in instruments including synths, vintage keyboards, a drum machine, sampler, and more
  • Trigger Apple Loops and stereo or multitrack backing tracks using the Playback plug-in

    Effect plug-ins
  • Create and layer your own loop recordings with the Loopback plug-in
  • 80 effects including reverbs, delays, EQs, dynamics, amps, stompboxes, and more

    Sound library
  • Add backing tracks using more than 15,000 royalty-free Apple Loops
  • Play from a huge library of more than 1700 sampler instruments

    System Requirements: 2GB of RAM (4GB recommended), display with 1280-by-768 resolution or higher, minimum 6GB of disk space. 19GB of optional content available via in-app download.

  • What's New
    The MainStage 2.2.2 update addresses overall stability and performance issues including:

  • Addresses a stability issue that could cause MainStage to quit unexpectedly on OS X 10.7.4
  • Fixes an issue that prevented the I/O plug-in from outputting audio
  • Resolves an issue related to the download and installation of basic and additional content

  • MainStage ( is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of

    Operating System: Mac

    Bundle Information: MainStage 1.0.2, Copyright (c) 2007 Apple Inc. All Rights Reserved