The music-making software with everything you need to create amazing music
Reason is easy to get started with, yet as deep as you want it to be.
Create, compose, mix and finish your music – Reason will help you along the journey, from inspiration to mixdown.
This is Reason
Find sounds and instruments in the browser, drag the ones you want to the rack, compose in the sequencer, and bring it all together in the mixer.
The rack is the heart of Reason's creative flow. You build your rack as you create your song, adding the instruments, sounds and effects your music needs.
CV & Routing
All instruments and effects are automatically connected for you. For endless options, flip the rack around and route audio and CV any way you like.
Faithfully modeled after legendary studio technology, Reason’s mixer is where you glue your mix together and add that final polish to your sound.
Turn your ideas into music with Reason’s arsenal of instruments. Play, tweak, mix and combine as many of each as you can possibly want.
From subtle touch to outright sonic mayhem – color your music with Reason’s broad selection of effects.
Make music without technical distractions to break your flow.
All music, no distractions
Reason is designed to act and feel like a musical instrument. What you see is really what you get. No hidden screens, sub-menus or dialogs to flip through. Drag and drop instruments and sounds, tweak anything you see on screen and save it all in a single document.
Mixing & Recording
Capture your ideas with a minimum of mouse clicks. Immediate and intuitive, Reason's rock solid audio and MIDI sequencer gives you total control.
Capture your vocal or instrument performances with ease in Reason’s audio sequencer. Overdub, edit, rearrange, comp and tweak fast and easy with Reason’s easy to use editing tools.
Record and program MIDI and automation, tweak and tune until your inner perfectionist is satisfied. Reason’s fast and lean creative flow won’t get in your way.
Mix like the stars
Finish your tracks in Reason’s million-dollar mixing console, faithfully modeled after an analog studio icon. It’s the final touch that can turn a good song into a great track.
Change the tempo of your song and Reason will automatically time stretch all your audio with stunning quality. Effortlessly fix and improve vocal takes with the built-in Pitch Edit.
Reason comes with everything you need to create amazing music. But at some point you may want to extend your sonic arsenal with third party instruments and effects.