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. Open Octave Midi is a Linux based Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) designed to give musicians the tools needed to make composing on a computer possible, and even fun! The project is focused on orchestral and film writing and recording.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, oomidi-2012, can be still downloaded from Launchpad

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    3. Playground is a new way to experience the music of curated artists from around the globe. Swipe and tap on the unique template objects and discover your path to musical expression. Fun and easy to use for beginners, become a real performer by growing your skills.
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      LNX_Studio is a Digital Audio Work Station created in the SuperCollider language. It has a powerful set of tools for creating music, all of which can be networked. Co-location gigs or real-time collaborations don't have to be in the same room.
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    4. MultitrackStudio is a full-featured audio/MIDI multitrack recording software. It combines a multitrack recorder, a mixer, lots of effects and a MIDI sequencer in one package: everything that's needed to turn your computer into a digital multitrack music recording studio.
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    5. - Mb Launchpad is the First Launchpad for Linux - Customisable in every way - Online version (to be made) - Made in Qt. - Easy to use! For Everybody! - All Around Customisable
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      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 musical sketches, chip tunes and sound experiments. Without requiring a lot of musical knowledge!.

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    6. Digital Performer lets you record, edit, arrange, mix, process and master audio and MIDI tracks side by side for songwriting, studio production, live performance, film and television sound tracks, audio post production, surround mixing and other professional audio production...
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      Sequencer64 is a live-looping sequencer with an interface more like a hardware sequencer than track-based MIDI sequencers. Seq64 is a reboot of Seq24, extending it greatly over the last years.
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    7. G-Stomper Studio is a Music Production Tool, highly optimized for doing Electronic Live Performances in Studio Quality.
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