Alternatives to Audacity for all platforms with Free or Open Source License

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  • Ardour icon

    Ardour

    Ardour is a hard disk recorder and digital audio workstation application. It runs on GNU/Linux and Mac OS X and Windows. Ardour's intention is to provide digital audio workstation software suitable for professional use. Ardour...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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    MixPad

    With MixPad multi-track recording and mixing software, you can access all the power of professional recording and mixing equipment through a single platform that streamlines the process and makes mixing a breeze. Create audio...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire

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    Ocenaudio

    Ocenaudio is a cross-platform, easy to use, fast and functional audio editor. It is the ideal software for people who need to edit and analyze audio files without complications. ocenaudio also has powerful features that will please...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • WavePad icon

    WavePad

    WavePad is a full featured professional audio editor for Windows and Mac. Create and edit music, voice and other audio recordings. When editing audio files you can cut, copy, and paste parts of recordings and, if required, add effects...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire

  • Nero WaveEditor icon

    Nero WaveEditor

    Nero WaveEditor allows you to record pieces of music and edit the corresponding audio files, for example using various filters and sound enhancement methods.

    Free Windows

  • Radium icon

    Radium

    Radium is a music editor with a new type of interface. - Compared to the normal sequencer interface editing is quicker and more musical data fits on the screen. - Compared to trackers, note positions and effects are edited...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Wavosaur

    Wavosaur is a free sound editor, audio editor, wav editor software for editing, processing and recording sounds, wav and mp3 files. Wavosaur has all the features to edit audio (cut, copy, paste, etc.) produce music loops, analyze...

    Free Windows

    • best 4 chop loop & clips. no multi track.
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    WaveShop

    WaveShop is a free, open-source audio editor for Windows XP/Vista/7. WaveShop is fast, lightweight, and bit-perfect, meaning samples aren't altered unless they need to be. Editing a portion of an audio file only affects that...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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    TapeMachine

    TapeMachine ia a graphical sound editor and recorder for Android smartphones. - Play, record, convert WAV, AIFF, FLAC, OGG, and MP3 under certain conditions - Scroll and zoom the waveform for easy forward/backward seeking -...

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

  • Traverso DAW icon

    Traverso DAW

    Traverso DAW is an audio recording and editing program which is very well suited to record a single voice, a band, an ensemble, a whole orchestra or any other source of music! Both the home and professional user will find Traverso...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Last version, 0.49.3, was released on July 2014, but it is still downloadable from the official website
  • Zynewave Podium icon

    Zynewave Podium

    Podium is a modern digital audio workstation (DAW) for Windows. It supports recording and editing of audio and MIDI, and hosts VST instrument and effect plugins.

    Freemium Windows

  • Ohm Studio icon

    Ohm Studio

    Ohm Studio is the first real-time collaborative digital audio workstation. Start a project, invite musicians and make music together. It's as simple as that. Download the application and join a worldwide online cohmunity of...

    Freemium Mac Windows Steam

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    Frinika

    Frinika is a free (licensed under GNU GPL) complete music workstation software containing sequencer, midi support, soft synthesizers, audio recorder, piano roll/tracker/notation editing and more. The goal of Frinika is to be a...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Leapic Audio Editor

    Leapic Audio Editor is a all-in-one audio editor, converter, recorder, player, splitter and joiner.

    Free Windows

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    FileLab Audio Editor

    FileLab Audio Editor is a free web application that allows you to rework your audio files online and get a completely new refined and enhanced with effects output track! Features Open Any Audio Files Open MP3, WAV, WMA...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud

  • Moo0 Voice Recorder icon

    Moo0 Voice Recorder

    Moo0 Voice Recorder is a very simple sound recorder. It is very easy to use, and you can start recording "Any PC Audio" / "Any PC Audio and Voice" / "Only Voice" just by one-click. It supports MP3 and...

    Free Personal Windows

    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.43, released in October 2013, can be still downloaded from Download.com
  • AudioDope icon

    AudioDope

    Audiodope is an audio editor. You can load and listen to music files of various formats such as wave, MP3, wma etc. You can also edit part or the whole stream.

    Free Windows

  • JamHive icon

    JamHive

    Online music recording & collaboration. JamHive empowers musicians to record directly into their browser, invite band members to listen, edit, & add accompaniments, and jam out! Sign up for access and to reserve your...

    Free Personal Web / Cloud

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    Acoustica

    Acoustica is a comprehensive audio editor for recording, editing, mixing and mastering. The intuitive user interface was designed with speed, accuracy and ease-of-use in mind and offers a large set of high quality processing tools to...

    Freemium Windows

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    Doninn Audio Editor

    The full-featured audio editor which allows to record, play, process, and analyze voice, music and other sound recordings.

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

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    Free Audio Editor

    Free Audio Editor is a sound editor program for Windows. This software lets you make and edit voice and other audio recordings. You can cut, copy and paste parts of recording and, if required, add effects like echo, amplification and...

    Freemium Mac Windows

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    DarkWave Studio

    [Be careful during the installation: Forum ] DarkWave Studio is a free, open source, Digital Audio Workstation for Windows. Featuring a modular...

    Open Source Windows

  • n-Track icon

    n-Track

    Audio multitrack recording and editing software with unlimited audio and MIDI tracks, virtual editing features, support for 24 bit multichannel soundcards, realtime effects and support for DirectX and VST effects and instruments. ...

    Freemium Mac Windows

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    FourTracks

    FourTracks is a multi track recording studio that runs on Android. It’s great for musicians, singers and composers. 4 audio tracks, with volume knob and mute button. Marvelous viewer. Pinch to zoom, easy scrolling. Mix down WAV...

    Freemium Android

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.10, released on October 2011, can be still downloaded from Google Play Store.
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    rezound

    ReZound aims to be a stable, open source, and graphical audio file editor primarily for but not limited to the Linux operating system.

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD

  • Doninn Audio Cutter icon

    Doninn Audio Cutter

    Simple and intuitive interface of Doninn Audio Cutter allows you to find and edit any audio file quick and easy. Also application can be used as audio player.

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

  • KRISTAL Audio Engine icon

    KRISTAL Audio Engine

    KRISTAL Audio Engine is a powerful multi-track recorder, audio sequencer and mixer - ideal for anyone wanting to get started with recording, mixing and mastering digital audio.

    Free Personal Windows

    • Discontinued The download is no longer available on the official website. Last version, 1.0.1, released on June, 2004, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.
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    Macsome Audio Editor Freeware

    Easily and quickly edit MP3 or AAC on Mac OS X. With Macsome AudioEditor, you can quickly cut and trim audio, as well as split files. It works with compressed MP3 and AAC formats to edit without the quality loss caused by other...

    Free Mac

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    mpTrim

    mpTrim is a simple and easy to use MP3 editor that can trim silence, adjust the volume, fade-in/out (to fix abrupt beginning/ending) and clean-up MP3 audio files fast, and with no loss in quality.

    Freemium Windows

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    KWave

    Kwave is a sound editor designed for the KDE Desktop Environment. With Kwave you can record, play back, import and edit many sorts of audio files including multi-channel files. Kwave includes some plugins to transform audio files...

    Open Source Linux

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    vsound

    Vsound a virtual audio loopback cable - Vsound is an application which allows you to digitally record the output of another program such as RealPlayer. The recorded output can be saved to a WAV file or can be piped into another...

    Open Source Linux

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    Sodaphonic

    An online audio editor for humans. Record, edit, and export audio all within the browser.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Ecasound

    Ecasound is a software package designed for multitrack audio processing. It can be used for simple tasks like audio playback, recording and format conversions, as well as for multitrack effect processing, mixing, recording and signal...

    Open Source Mac Linux

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    trakAx

    TrakAx empowers you to create professional music and video mixes in an easy-to-use and fun environment. Whether you are creating a music track for your MySpace page or a video for YouTube, TrakAxPC is the most powerful FREE...

    Freemium Windows