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Bitwig Studio Alternatives

Bitwig Studio is described as 'multi-platform music-creation system for production, performance and DJing, with a focus on flexible editing tools and a super-fast workflow' and is a popular digital audio workstation in the audio & music category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Bitwig Studio for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Android. The best alternative is LMMS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Bitwig Studio are FL Studio, Reaper, Ableton Live and Ardour.

Bitwig Studio 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 Bitwig Studio.
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  1. LMMS icon

    LMMS

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    90 alternatives to LMMS 

    LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio , which allow you to produce music with your computer. This includes the creation of melodies and beats, the synthesis and mixing of sounds, and arranging of...

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    1.  Support for VST PluginsLMMS support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
    2.  PortableLMMS can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Music SequencerRecord, edit, or play back music with LMMS, by handling note and performance information.
    4.  DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
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    LMMS vs Bitwig Studio opinions
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    I like LMMS as an alternative to bitwig studio. It provides the good features.

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    Because it doesnt have the offensive license model for what is still a buggy piece of software.

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  2. FL Studio icon

    FL Studio

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    90 alternatives to FL Studio 

    FL Studio (originally known as FruityLoops) is a full-featured Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) offering a complete range of professional tools for everything from audio editing and beat creation to advanced arrangement, composition, mixing and mastering.

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    1.  Support for VST PluginsFL Studio support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
    2.  Live PerformanceListen to and adjust your music productions with FL Studio based on incoming audio in real time.
    3.  LightweightFL Studio consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Works OfflineFL Studio can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Reaper

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    84 alternatives to Reaper 

    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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    1.  Support for VST PluginsReaper support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
    2.  Support for scriptingReaper supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    3.  PortableReaper can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Support for MIDIReaper includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
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    Full screen in Linux with inline MIDI editor using REA Evolution theme
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    Ableton Live

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    81 alternatives to Ableton Live 

    Live is software for creating musical ideas, turning them into finished songs, and even taking them onto the stage.

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    1.  Virtual InstrumentAbleton Live uses mainy virtual instruments (piano, guitar, drums, bass, etc.).
    2.  Live PerformanceListen to and adjust your music productions with Ableton Live based on incoming audio in real time.
    3.  Support for VST PluginsAbleton Live support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
    4.  Batch EditingAbleton Live allows you to select multiple items (tasks, files, images etc) and edit their properties all at once.
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    Ardour

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    87 alternatives to Ardour 

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

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    1.  Non Destructive EditingArdour allows you to make changes to a file without overwriting the original data, which remains available in case you want to revert to it.
    2.  Support for VST PluginsArdour support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
    3.  Music SequencerRecord, edit, or play back music with Ardour, by handling note and performance information.
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    Ardour with a custom theme


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    GarageBand

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    101 alternatives to 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, write music, or record a song, GarageBand can help — whether you’re a rookie or a rock star.

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    1.  Works OfflineGarageBand can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Virtual InstrumentGarageBand uses mainy virtual instruments (piano, guitar, drums, bass, etc.).
    3.  Music SequencerRecord, edit, or play back music with GarageBand, by handling note and performance information.
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    iPad Version: Piano Roll Editor
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    Logic Pro

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    81 alternatives to Logic Pro 

    Logic Pro lets you translate musical inspiration into professional productions. A range of powerful, easy-to-use features puts sophisticated tools at your fingertips, and complete surround support lets you make incredible, immersive music.

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    1.  Music SequencerRecord, edit, or play back music with Logic Pro, by handling note and performance information.
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    Cakewalk

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    109 alternatives to Cakewalk 

    Cakewalk, formerly SONAR, is a comprehensive audio software for music composition, audio recording, editing, mixing and mastering. It features a full suite of high quality audio and MIDI effects and instruments and composition tools ranging from drum sequencer and piano roll...

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    1.  Support for VST PluginsCakewalk support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
    2.  Ad-freeCakewalk doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Support for MIDICakewalk includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
    4.  Works OfflineCakewalk can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Zrythm

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    87 alternatives to Zrythm 

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

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsZrythm can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Support for VST PluginsZrythm support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
    3.  Music SequencerRecord, edit, or play back music with Zrythm, by handling note and performance information.
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    Waveform

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    54 alternatives to Waveform 

    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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    1.  Support for VST PluginsWaveform support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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