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

Ever wanted to get into music making but find mainstream 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 223 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.

Get 1BITDRAGON for Windows / macOS / Ubuntu + Steam key

Note: a Steam key is included with your purchase.

After your purchase, your browser will redirect to the download page. You will receive an email confirming your transaction and detailing your download instructions.


Audio Demos



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 play, 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 pay again. 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. How do I access my purchase on itch.io?
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. If I buy 1BITDRAGON on itch.io, will I receive a DRM-free version?
R. Yes, if you buy 1BITDRAGON on itch.io, you will receive a DRM-free version.

Q. If I buy 1BITDRAGON on itch.io, will I receive a Steam key?
R. Yes.

Q. How to get a Steam Key from my itch.io purchase?
R. You can claim your key on your itch.io download page. You should have a link to that page in the email that you received from itch.io after purchasing 1BITDRAGON. If you need that email sent again, go here: https://itch.io/docs/buying/already-bought and you can request a fresh download email be sent to you.
Click "Get Steam Key" and follow the instructions to get your key. You will use that key to put the application in your Steam library, so copy it to your clipboard.
In the Steam app, go to your Library and click Add a Game in the bottom left of the window and choose "Activate a Product on Steam" and paste the Steam key.
You can now download, install and launch 1BITDRAGON from your Steam library!

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


Mac OS X