Cubase Alternatives

    Cubase is described as 'computer program for music production/recording' and is a popular app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Cubase for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is LMMS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cubase are FL Studio (Paid), Ardour (Freemium, Open Source), Reaper (Paid) and Ableton Live (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 16, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. Renoise is a contemporary digital audio workstation (DAW) based upon the heritage and development of tracker software. Its primary use is the composition of music using sound samples, soft synths, and effects plug-ins. It is also able to interface with MIDI equipment.
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      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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    3. 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 intended workflow is that you loop over these single patterns until you have something you like, then you start making variations.
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    4. ACID Pro software is a DAW powerhouse that combines full multitrack recording and mixing, MIDI sequencing, and legendary ACID looping functionality for a seamless music-creation and post-production environment.
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    5. LinuxSampler - free, open source pure software audio sampler with professional grade features.
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    6. Walk Band is a music studio (a toolkit of virtual musical instruments) customized for Android. It contains tons of features including Piano, Guitar, Drum Kit,Drum Machine, Bass, Multi-tracks synthesizer etc. All instruments use the realistic instrument sounds.
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    7. Soundation Studio is the free online music making application that gives everyone the opportunity to make music on the internet. With instant access to music making tools like a loop library, virtual instruments, real time effects, automation, audio recording and editing.
    8. 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.
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    9. 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 musicians and producers.
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