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Ardour Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Ardour for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is LMMS, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Ardour and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Ardour are Reaper, Bitwig Studio, Waveform and Zrythm.

Ardour alternatives are mainly Music Production Apps but may also be Digital Audio Workstations or Audio Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Ardour.
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Ardour is a hard disk recorder and digital audio workstation application. It runs on GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows....

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  1. LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio , which allow you to produce music with your computer.

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    Most users think LMMS is a great alternative to Ardour.

    LMMS does not let you record audio tracks. You can only import samples.

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  2. REAPER is a complete digital audio production application for Windows, Mac and Linux, offering a full multi-track audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, mixing and mastering tool set.

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    Most users think Reaper is a great alternative to Ardour.


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

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    Waveform

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    • Mac
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    • Linux

    Waveform is a commercial, cross-platform DAW. With a focus on design and composition, it offers tools to greatly simplify everything from initial inspiration to the final mix.

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  5. Zrythm is a digital audio workstation designed to be featureful and easy to use.

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    FamiStudio

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Wine

    FamiStudio is very simple music editor for the Nintendo Entertainment System or Famicom. It is designed to be easier to use than FamiTracker, but its feature set is also much more limited. It is targeted at both chiptune artists and NES homebrewers.

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    Rosegarden

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

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

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    Radium

    • Mac
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    • Linux

    Radium is a music editor with a new type of interface.

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  9. Bespoke is a software modular synthesizer. It contains a bunch of modules, which you can connect together to create sounds.

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  10. Qtractor is an Audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer application written in C++ with the Qt framework.

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