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Cakewalk Alternatives

Cakewalk is described as 'formerly SONAR, is a comprehensive audio software for music composition, audio recording, editing, mixing and mastering' and is a music production app in the audio & music category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Cakewalk for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and iPhone. The best alternative is Audacity, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cakewalk are LMMS, FL Studio, Reaper and Ocenaudio.

Cakewalk alternatives are mainly Music Production Apps but may also be Digital Audio Workstations or Audio Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Cakewalk.
This page was last updated Mar 21, 2022
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  • FreeProprietary
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Cakewalk, formerly SONAR, is a comprehensive audio software for music composition, audio recording, editing, mixing and...

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  1. Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. You can use Audacity to record live audio, convert tapes and records, edit sound files, change the speed or pitch of a recording and much more.

    Audacity vs Cakewalk opinions
    Some users think Audacity is a great alternative to Cakewalk, some don't.
    sedeti

    Audacity is just 'audio editor

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    audacity is sound editor, sonar is daw

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    It's not a DAW, but an audio editor

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  2. LMMS is a free cross-platform alternative to commercial programs like FL Studio , which allow you to produce music with your computer.

    LMMS vs Cakewalk opinions
    Most users think LMMS is a great alternative to Cakewalk.
    sedeti

    Miles behind from cakewalk

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    A long way away from Sonor

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  3. 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.

    Most users think FL Studio is a great alternative to Cakewalk.
  4. REAPER is a complete digital audio production application for Windows, Mac and Linux, offering a full multi-track audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, mixing and mastering tool set.

    Most users think Reaper is a great alternative to Cakewalk.
  5. Ocenaudio is a cross-platform, easy to use, fast and functional audio editor. It is the ideal software for people who need to edit and analyze audio files without complications. ocenaudio also has powerful features that will please more advanced users.

    Ocenaudio vs Cakewalk opinions
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    sedeti

    Oceanaudio is just an audio editor

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  6. Ardour is a hard disk recorder and digital audio workstation application. It runs on GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. Ardour's intention is to provide digital audio workstation software suitable for professional use.

  7. Live is software for creating musical ideas, turning them into finished songs, and even taking them onto the stage.

  8. Tenacity

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Tenacity is an easy-to-use, privacy-friendly, FLOSS, cross-platform multi-track audio editor/recorder for Windows, macOS, Linux and other operating systems.

  9. Logic Pro lets you translate musical inspiration into professional productions. A range of powerful, easy-to-use features puts sophisticated tools at your fingertips, and complete surround support lets you make incredible, immersive music.

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