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Sound Studio Alternatives for Windows

Sound Studio is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Audacity, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Sound Studio and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to 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 icon

    Audacity

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • LAME
    129 alternatives to Audacity 

    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.

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    1.  Ad-freeAudacity doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  PortableAudacity can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Support for VST PluginsAudacity support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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    Audacity 2.2.0 in default Light theme running on Windows 10
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    Tenacity

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    87 alternatives to Tenacity 

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

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    1.  Privacy focusedTenacity is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Ad-freeTenacity doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  LightweightTenacity consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Works OfflineTenacity can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Sound Forge

    • Mac
    • Windows
    65 alternatives to Sound Forge 

    Sound Forge Pro software efficiently and reliably provides audio editors and producers complete control over all aspects of audio editing and mastering. Whether in the studio or field, it's the ultimate all-in-one production suite for professional audio recording and...

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    WavePad

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    54 alternatives to WavePad 

    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.

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    1.  PortableWavePad can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Non Destructive EditingWavePad allows you to make changes to a file without overwriting the original data, which remains available in case you want to revert to it.
    3.  Support for VST PluginsWavePad support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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    WavePad Audio and Music Editor Record Control
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    DarkAudacity

    • Windows
    121 alternatives to DarkAudacity 

    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.

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

    The project seems no longer developed since 2019. Last version, 2.3.2, released in May 2019, can be still downloaded from FossHub. The GitHub page shows an older version (2.1.3) that dates back to 2016.

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    Audacium

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    124 alternatives to Audacium 

    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.

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    1.  Support for VST PluginsAudacium support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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      Sneedacity

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      109 alternatives to Sneedacity 

      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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      1.  No TrackingSneedacity will not track you or use your personal data.
      2.  Ad-freeSneedacity doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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      mpTrim

      63 alternatives to mpTrim 

      mpTrim is a simple and easy to use MP3 editor that can trim silence, adjust the volume, fade-in/out (to fix abrupt beginning/ending) and clean-up MP3 audio files fast, and with no loss in quality.

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      1.  Lossless AudiompTrim has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
      2.  PortablempTrim can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      3.  LightweightmpTrim consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    • WaveShop icon

      WaveShop

      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      74 alternatives to WaveShop 

      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.

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      1.  PortableWaveShop can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      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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      Free Audio Editor

      • Mac
      • Windows
      56 alternatives to Free Audio Editor 

      Free Audio Editor is a sound editor program for Windows. This software lets you make and edit voice and other audio recordings. You can cut, copy and paste parts of recording and, if required, add effects like echo, amplification and noise reduction.

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      1.  Batch EditingFree Audio Editor allows you to select multiple items (tasks, files, images etc) and edit their properties all at once.
      2.  Text to SpeechFree Audio Editor allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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