Alternatives to Cubase for all platforms with any license

  • LMMS icon

    LMMS

    LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio , which allow you...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Does not support harddisk recording - only midi or samples
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  • FL Studio icon

    FL Studio

    FL Studio (formerly known as FruityLoops) is a digital audio workstation developed by the Belgian company Image-Line. FL Studio...

    Commercial Mac Windows Android iPhone

    • Cubase is more for the traditional musician, whereas FL is for loop based electronic music.
      Guest • Oct 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • GarageBand icon

    GarageBand

    Welcome to the school of rock. A Mac-sized practice space. Your own recording studio. If you want to learn to play an instrument...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

  • Ardour icon

    Ardour

    Ardour is a hard disk recorder and digital audio workstation application. It runs on GNU/Linux and Mac OS X. Ardour's intention is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux GitHub

  • Ableton Live icon

    Ableton Live

    Ableton Live is about making music; for composition, songwriting, recording, production, remixing and live performance. Live's...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Reaper icon

    Reaper

    REAPER is a complete digital audio production application for Windows and OS X, offering a full multitrack audio and MIDI recording...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • AudioTool icon

    AudioTool

    Start making music today — right in your browser. We provide all the tools to get you started! * Create your own tracks with...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Logic Pro icon

    Logic Pro

    Logic Pro lets you translate musical inspiration into professional productions. A range of powerful, easy-to-use features puts...

    Commercial Mac

  • Reason icon

    Reason

    Reason is a virtual studio rack with all the tools and instruments you need to turn your ideas into music. And it's more than just...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Bitwig Studio icon

    Bitwig Studio

    Bitwig Studio is a multi-platform music-creation system for production, performance and DJing, with a focus on flexible editing tools...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Caustic icon

    Caustic

    Caustic is a music creation tool inspired by rack-mount synthesizers / samplers rigs. Everything is real-time and optimized for...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Wine

  • Avid Pro Tools icon

    Avid Pro Tools

    Professional-grade software application for recording, editing and mixing music, featuring support for numerous plugins and effects

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    Rosegarden

    Rosegarden is a well-rounded audio and MIDI sequencer, score editor, and general-purpose music composition and editing environment. ...

    Open Source Linux

  • Soundation Studio icon

    Soundation Studio

    Soundation Studio is the free online music making application that gives everyone the opportunity to make music on the internet. With...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • Sony ACID Pro icon

    Sony ACID Pro

    ACID Pro 7 software is a DAW powerhouse that combines full multitrack recording and mixing, MIDI sequencing, and legendary ACID...

    Commercial 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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Studio One icon

    Studio One

    Artists of all levels, from beginner to seasoned professional, will find Studio One a serious alternative to the intimidating, bloated...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • MuLab icon

    MuLab

    MuLab is a rich and rock solid sound and music production tool for Mac OSX and Windows, designed to create, record, edit and finalize...

    Freemium Mac Windows

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  • Qtractor icon

    Qtractor

    Qtractor is an Audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer application written in C++ with the Qt framework. Target platform is Linux, where the...

    Open Source Linux

  • Bosca Ceoil icon

    Bosca Ceoil

    Bosca Ceoil is all about looping, and designed that way at its heart. Songs are built up from lots of tiny 16 note patterns – the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Adobe AIR

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    Frinika

    Frinika is a free (licensed under GNU GPL) complete music workstation software containing sequencer, midi support, soft synthesizers...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Open Octave icon

    Open Octave Discontinued

    Open Octave Midi is a Linux based Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) designed to give musicians the tools needed to make composing on a...

    Open Source Linux

  • Cakewalk SONAR icon

    Cakewalk SONAR

    Cakewalk SONAR is a computer program made by Cakewalk for recording, editing, mixing, mastering and outputting audio. SONAR is an...

    Commercial Windows

  • LinuxSampler icon

    LinuxSampler

    LinuxSampler - free, open source pure software audio sampler with professional grade features. The LinuxSampler project was founded...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Looplabs

    Looplabs is a collaborative cloud based music studio that lets anyone, regardless of skills or ability, easily make professional...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Chrome OS

  • Luppp icon

    Luppp

    Luppp is a music creation tool, intended for live use. The focus is on real time processing and a fast, intuitive workflow. With...

    Open Source Linux

  • PixiTracker icon

    PixiTracker Warning

    No time to delve into the big and serious music apps? PixiTracker is what you need! It is a simple and fun tool to quickly create...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone iPad

  • Traverso DAW icon

    Traverso DAW Discontinued

    Traverso DAW is an audio recording and editing program which is very well suited to record a single voice, a band, an ensemble, a...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Tracktion icon

    Tracktion

    Tracktion is a multi-platform software for music production, with a modern graphic user interface.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

  • Soundtrap icon

    Soundtrap

    Its like garageband online. You can collaborate with other users and there are a more variety of loops

    Free Web / Cloud

  • 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....

    Freemium Mac Windows Steam

  • 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...

    Commercial Mac Windows Android

  • MusE icon

    MusE

    MusE is a MIDI/Audio sequencer with recording and editing capabilities, it aims to be a complete multitrack virtual studio for Linux.

    Open Source Linux

  • 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...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • 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...

    Commercial Mac Windows

Cubase Comments

In love with Cubase

Positive Comment by beatpavel
about Cubase Apr 2016

This one is for hardcore music production. I'm in love with Cubase since 2006

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