Open Source GarageBand Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to GarageBand is LMMS, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to GarageBand and 15 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to GarageBand are Audacity (Free, Open Source), Ardour (Freemium, Open Source), Qtractor (Free, Open Source) and Carla (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Apr 21, 2021

    Platforms

    • Windows
    • Mac
    • iPad
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Online
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows S
    • PortableApps.com
    • Google Chrome
    • Windows Phone
    • Chrome OS
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wine
    • Steam
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • LAME

    Features

    • Music Composer
    • Mix Music
    • DAW
    • Audio Editing
    • Support for VST plugins
    • Audio Recording
    • Piano Roll
    • MultiTrack
    • Portable
    • Support for MIDI
    • Live performance
    • MIDI Keyboard Input
    • Save-as-mp3
    • Virtual instrument
    • Synthesizer
    • Real time collaboration
    • Works Offline
    • Modular System
    • Multitrack editing

    License

    × Clear
    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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