ReCycle Alternatives

    ReCycle is described as 'creative tool that helps you make the most of your grooves. In simple terms, ReCycle lets you do with sampled loops what you can do with beats programmed from individual drum sounds – like alter the tempo, or replace sounds and process them individually' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to ReCycle for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPad, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is FL Studio. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Freecycle (audio) or HY-Slicer. Other great apps like ReCycle are Looperator (Paid), Initial Slice (Paid), Slicex (Paid) and Vice (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 25, 2021

    1. 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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    2. Freecycle is a beat slicer running on GNU/Linux platform using the QT toolkit, providing amplitude domain and frequency domain beat matching / zero crossing algorithms.


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      Looperator chops up your audio and turns it into something new. In the process, you can dispose of the classics like Filters and Reverbs, but also trippy Loop and Vinyl manipulations.
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    3. Initial Slice is a loop slicer and beat making plugin. Load audio loops via drag and drop to slice, loop, reverse, pitch shift or even time stretch them. Initial Slice also comes with multiple built in piano rolls so you can create sequences right in the box.
    4. Slicex is a powerful audio slicing and manipulation tool available as a VST or FLStudio plugin. It uses advanced beat detection algorithms to slice song/percussion samples into pieces and make them independently playable from the Piano roll or controller.


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      Vice is a loop slicer available across Mac and Windows in both VST and Audio Unit formats to support the widest range of DAWs.
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      HY-Slicer is a VST and Audio Unit plugin for beat slicing with integrated FX chain. You can slice loaded sample into max 32 and those slice will be triggered by internal step sequencer.
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      Momentum is an audio plugin that allows you to manipulate your loops and samples with modern effects and processing tools.
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      Powerful groove instrument with built-in sequencer, audio slicer and effects.
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      ReSlice is a feature-packed, professional audio slice machine for iOS. Chop your sound files into new pieces with an advanced rhythmic arpeggiator and advanced sound FX. KEY FEATURES • Automatic break up of sample/drum loop into up to 32 slices • Edit slice positions.
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