A downloadable tool for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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1BITDRAGON is a music creation software super easy to use, instant and fun

Ever wanted to get into music making but find mainsteam music software too complicated?

Doodle some shapes on the piano roll and the dragon will do its thing. You don’t need to know music in order to make something that sounds good.

There are 255 instruments and 275 drum samples so you can make a ton of music across a bunch of genres without having to get outside of 1BITDRAGON.


Audio Demos


  • 255 high quality handcrafted instruments
  • 275 high quality handcrafted drum sounds
  • 90 accompaniments
  • 24 arpeggiators
  • Use of pentatonic scales to avoid wrong notes, 24 scales variations
  • Euclidean Rhythm Generator that generates natural-sounding rhythmical patterns
  • Live Mode that gives you full control of your live performances while recording a WAV file (high-pass and low-pass filters, modulation wheels)
  • Copy & paste support
  • Full Undo/Redo support
  • Internal 64-bit audio processing engine
  • MIDI export
  • WAV recording and export (44.1 kHz, 16-Bit, stereo .wav files) + loop support
  • Windows, MacOS and Linux versions


Q. How do I access my purchase?
R. After your purchase your browser will redirect to your download page.
You will also receive an email from support@itch.io confirming your transaction. This email contains a link to your download page.

Q. How can I learn 1BITDRAGON?
R. Read the User's Guide. Watch the videos.

Q. Can I distribute songs made with 1BITDRAGON?
R. Yes, you can distribute, sell or copyright any production rendered from 1BITDRAGON. You don't need to credit me :)

Q. Can I use the finished music loops in a song I make?
R. Yes, you can use the loops in your own music compositions and sell your songs. You cannot claim the copyright to the instruments and drum samples themselves.

Q. Do I get updates?
R. Yes, you do. With your purchase you will be able to download updates from itch.io and you do not have to repay. When you buy something on itch.io you don’t need an account. When purchasing without an account your purchase is tied to your email address. You just have to redownload 1BITDRAGON. If you ever lose the link, you can request it to be resent to your email.

Q. Is 1BITDRAGON supported on Apple silicon / M1 computers?
R. Yes, 1BITDRAGON is compatible with Apple silicon computers through Rosetta (select the app, press Command-I and tick the "Open using Rosetta" check box).

Q. Ahhh! I found a bug!
R. Keep calm and report the bug here.

System Requirements


  • OS: Windows 7 (SP1+) and Windows 10.
  • Processor: x86, x64 architecture.
  • Memory: 500 MB RAM.
  • Graphics: DX10, DX11, DX12 capable. Hardware vendor officially supported drivers.
  • Storage: 200 MB available space.

Mac OS X

  • OS: High Sierra 10.13+.
  • Processor: Apple Silicon, x64 architecture.
  • Memory: 500 MB RAM.
  • Graphics: Metal capable Intel or AMD GPUs. Apple officially supported drivers.
  • Storage: 200 MB available space.


  • OS: Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, and CentOS 7. Gnome desktop environment running on top of X11 windowing system.
  • Processor: x64 architecture.
  • Memory: 500 MB RAM.
  • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2+, Vulkan capable. Nvidia using Nvidia official proprietary graphics driver or AMD GPUs using AMD Mesa graphics driver.
  • Storage: 200 MB available space.



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In order to download this tool you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $10 USD. You will get access to the following files:

1BITDRAGON Windows.zip 63 MB
1BITDRAGON Mac.zip 78 MB
1BITDRAGON Linux.zip 78 MB
Demo Songs.zip 72 kB

Download demo

1BITDRAGON Trial Windows.zip 63 MB
1BITDRAGON Trial Mac.zip 78 MB
1BITDRAGON Trial Linux.zip 78 MB