Alternatives to Audacity for Windows with any license

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  • Adobe Audition icon

    Adobe Audition

    Adobe Audition software delivers the professional tools you need to make your video and audio productions sound their best. Handle a wide range of audio production tasks efficiently, including recording, mixing, and sound restoration.

    Commercial Mac Windows

    • It is less buggy. Updated interface but not open source
      Guest • Dec 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    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

  • Sony Sound Forge icon

    Sony Sound Forge

    Sony Sound Forge (formerly known as Sonic Foundry Sound Forge) is a digital audio editing suite by Sony Creative Software.

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • MixPad icon

    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

  • GoldWave icon

    GoldWave

    GoldWave is the most reliable and complete audio editor available in its price range. It includes all of the common audio editing commands and effects, plus powerful built-in tools such as a batch processor/converter, a file merger, a...

    Commercial Windows

  • 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

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    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

  • 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

  • Wavosaur icon

    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.
      Guest • Apr 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • WaveShop icon

    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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    Cakewalk SONAR

    Cakewalk SONAR is a computer program made by Cakewalk for recording, editing, mixing, mastering and outputting audio. SONAR is an example of a digital audio workstation (DAW). Sonar is like most DAWs, however SONAR lets the user: ...

    Commercial Windows

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    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

  • Harrison Mixbus icon

    Harrison Mixbus

    A full-featured Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) by Harrison with mixing that mimics the properties of an analogue mixer. Harrison consoles are world-renowned and they have put their expertise into improving and extending...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • 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

  • Frinika icon

    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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    Wavelab

    Steinberg's WaveLab allows quick audio editing and professional mastering with sample-accurate precision. High-quality EQs, dynamics and effects are included, and the software can integrate additional effects processors.

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Awave Studio icon

    Awave Studio

    Awave Studio is a multi-purpose audio tool that reads a veritable host of audio carrying file formats from different platforms, synthesizers, trackers, mobile phones… — It can be used in a variety of ways — as a file format converter...

    Commercial Windows

  • FileLab Audio Editor icon

    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
  • Leawo Music Recorder icon

    Leawo Music Recorder

    Leawo Music Recorder is the best audio recording software which can record music and audio easily on Windows 8. It is also an online audio recorder that could record audio of various online music sources like YouTube, AOL Music...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Wondershare Streaming Audio Recorder icon

    Wondershare Streaming Audio Recorder

    Wondershare Streaming Audio Recorder is a professional yet simple audio recorder to let you download online streaming audio, radio shows and other sound.

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • 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

  • Audio Evolution icon

    Audio Evolution

    Here is a non-exhaustive list of some of the main features of Audio Evolution 5: Completely new audio system called 'eXtream'. It features 32-bit floating point processing from begin to end with lots of headroom, flexible...

    Commercial Mac Windows Android

  • Total Recorder icon

    Total Recorder

    Total Recorder is a multi-purpose audio and video recording software program with a wide variety of editing and sound processing capabilities. Total Recorder is distributed in the following editions: Standard Edition (SE)...

    Commercial Windows

  • Acoustica icon

    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

  • MOTU Digital Performer icon

    MOTU Digital Performer

    Digital Performer lets you record, edit, arrange, mix, process and master audio and MIDI tracks side by side for songwriting, studio production, live performance, film and television sound tracks, audio post production, surround...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Free Audio Editor icon

    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 icon

    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

  • rezound icon

    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

  • Orion Studio icon

    Orion Studio

    Orion is a complete virtual studio software, including a powerful pattern-based sequencer, many synthesizers and effects, a mixing desk with sub busses, and multitrack audio recording. All common interfaces, VST, DirectX and...

    Commercial Windows

    • Discontinued See http://forum.synapse-audio.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=11878