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Acoustica Alternatives

Acoustica is described as 'comprehensive audio editor for recording, editing, mixing and mastering' and is a Audio Editor in the audio & music category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Acoustica for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, PortableApps.com and LAME. The best alternative is Audacity, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Acoustica are Tenacity, Adobe Audition, Cakewalk and Spek.

Acoustica alternatives are mainly Audio Editors but may also be Audio Recorders or Digital Audio Workstations. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Acoustica.
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Acoustica is a comprehensive audio editor for recording, editing, mixing and mastering.

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  1. Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. You can use Audacity to record live audio, convert tapes and records, edit sound files, change the speed or pitch of a recording and much more.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeAudacity doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ PortableAudacity can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Support for VST PluginsAudacity support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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    Tenacity

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Tenacity is an easy-to-use, privacy-friendly, FLOSS, cross-platform multi-track audio editor/recorder for Windows, macOS, Linux and other operating systems.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedTenacity is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeTenacity doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Discontinued

    The project is currently on an indefinite hiatus. Tenacity will probably merge with Saucedacity icon Saucedacity : https://github.com/tenacityteam/tenacity/discussions/733

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  3. Adobe Audition is an audio editing and post-production suite.

    ⚫︎ Support for VST PluginsAdobe Audition support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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  4. Cakewalk, formerly SONAR, is a comprehensive audio software for music composition, audio recording, editing, mixing and mastering.

    ⚫︎ Support for VST PluginsCakewalk support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeCakewalk doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Support for MIDICakewalk includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineCakewalk can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableCakewalk is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Spek

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Spek helps to analyse your audio files by showing their spectrogram. Spek is free software available for Unix, Windows and Mac OS X.

    ⚫︎ LightweightSpek consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Sound Forge

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Sound Forge Pro software efficiently and reliably provides audio editors and producers complete control over all aspects of audio editing and mastering.

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    DarkAudacity

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    DarkAudacity is a build/fork of the the well known free sound editor, Audacity, customized with a darker, more modern theme - and a few small tweaks. The audio engine underneath is the same audio engine. The same code powers it. Like Audacity, it is completely free.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeDarkAudacity doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Discontinued

    Last release was 2016, last changes on github repo was 2~3 years ago.

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    Audacium

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Audacium is an easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. Developed by a group of volunteers as open source.

    ⚫︎ Support for VST PluginsAudacium support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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    AudioMass

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    AudioMass lets you record, or use your existing audio tracks, and modify them by trimming, cutting, pasting or applying a plethora of effects, from compression and paragraphic equalizers to reverb, delay and distortion fx.

    ⚫︎ Works OfflineAudioMass can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Sneedacity

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Sneedacity (named after Sneed's Feed and Seed from The Simpsons episode, "E-I-E-I-D'oh") is a free (libre), open source, and privacy-respecting audio recording and editing suite forked from Audacity.

    ⚫︎ No TrackingSneedacity will not track or use your personal data.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeSneedacity doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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