Avid Pro Tools Alternatives for Linux

    Avid Pro Tools is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Audacity, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Avid Pro Tools and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Avid Pro Tools are LMMS (Free, Open Source), Reaper (Paid), Ardour (Freemium, Open Source) and Bitwig Studio (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

    1. A full-featured Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) by Harrison with mixing that mimics the properties of an analogue mixer.
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      Powerful and full featured and sounds great. Reduces reliance on plugins as dynamics and EQ are included on each channel of the mixer. Modelled on Harrison hardware consoles.
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    2. Luppp is a music creation tool, intended for live use. The focus is on real time processing and a fast, intuitive workflow. With extensive MIDI mapping support, you can get looping just how you like!
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    3. 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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    4. Bespoke is a software modular synthesizer. It contains a bunch of modules, which you can connect together to create sounds.
    5. Sneedacity (named after Sneed's Feed and Seed from The Simpsons episode, "E-I-E-I-D'oh") is a free (libre), open source, and privacy-respecting audio recording and editing suite forked from Audacity.
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    6. energyXT is an advanced but streamlined, multi-platform digital audio workstation (DAW) known for its speed, fast loading time and workflow features.
    7. Make music online by recording vocals, guitars and using loops. Invite friends to collaborate. free and no download is required. Works on Mac, Windows, iPad, Android tablets and phones, Linux and Chromebooks.
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      JAMin is the JACK Audio Connection Kit (JACK) Audio Mastering interface. JAMin is an open source application designed to perform professional audio mastering of stereo input streams. It uses LADSPA for digital signal processing (DSP).
    8. MusE is a MIDI/Audio sequencer with recording and editing capabilities, it aims to be a complete multitrack virtual studio for GNU/Linux. A port for FreeBSD is also available.
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    9. 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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