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Sound Studio Alternatives

Sound Studio is described as 'Record, edit, and produce your audio with Sound Studio, an easy-to-use Mac app for recording and editing digital audio on your computer' and is a Audio Editor in the audio & music category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Sound Studio for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Audacity, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sound Studio are Tenacity, Sound Forge, WavePad and DarkAudacity.

Sound Studio alternatives are mainly Audio Editors but may also be Audio Recorders or Digital Audio Workstations. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Sound Studio.
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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.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeAudacity doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ PortableAudacity can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Support for VST PluginsAudacity support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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    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.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedTenacity is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeTenacity doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Discontinued

    The project is currently on an indefinite hiatus. Tenacity will probably merge with Saucedacity icon Saucedacity : https://github.com/tenacityteam/tenacity/discussions/733

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    Sound Forge

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Sound Forge Pro software efficiently and reliably provides audio editors and producers complete control over all aspects of audio editing and mastering.

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    WavePad

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire

    WavePad is Music and Audio Editor that allows you to create and edit voice, music and other sound recordings. You can duplicate sections of recordings and add echo, amplification, noise reduction and other effects.

    ⚫︎ PortableWavePad can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Support for VST PluginsWavePad support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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    DarkAudacity

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    DarkAudacity is a build/fork of the the well known free sound editor, Audacity, customized with a darker, more modern theme - and a few small tweaks. The audio engine underneath is the same audio engine. The same code powers it. Like Audacity, it is completely free.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeDarkAudacity doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Discontinued

    Last release was 2016, last changes on github repo was 2~3 years ago.

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    Audacium

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Audacium is an easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. Developed by a group of volunteers as open source.

    ⚫︎ Support for VST PluginsAudacium support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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    AudioMass

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    AudioMass lets you record, or use your existing audio tracks, and modify them by trimming, cutting, pasting or applying a plethora of effects, from compression and paragraphic equalizers to reverb, delay and distortion fx.

    ⚫︎ Works OfflineAudioMass can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Sneedacity

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ No TrackingSneedacity will not track or use your personal data.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeSneedacity doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    TwistedWave

    • Mac
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    TwistedWave is a very easy to use and powerful audio editor.

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  10. WaveShop is a free, open-source audio editor for Windows XP/Vista/7. WaveShop is fast, lightweight, and bit-perfect, meaning samples aren't altered unless they need to be. Editing a portion of an audio file only affects that portion; the rest of the file is untouched.

    ⚫︎ PortableWaveShop can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.0.14, released in November 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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