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vsound is described as 'Vsound a virtual audio loopback cable - Vsound is an application which allows you to digitally record the output of another program' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to vsound for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Audacity, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like vsound are Spek, Carla, DarkAudacity and VB-Audio Virtual Cable.

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

    Audacity

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • LAME
    131 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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    Spek

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    51 alternatives to Spek 

    Spek helps to analyse your audio files by showing their spectrogram. Spek is free software available for Unix, Windows and Mac OS X.

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    1.  LightweightSpek consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Carla

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    43 alternatives to Carla 

    Carla is an audio plugin host, with support for many audio drivers and plugin formats. It has some nice features like automation of parameters via MIDI CC (and send output back as MIDI too) and full OSC control.

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    1.  Support for VST PluginsCarla support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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    DarkAudacity

    • Windows
    123 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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    VB-Audio Virtual Cable

    • Mac
    • Windows
    22 alternatives to VB-Audio Virtual Cable 

    VB-Audio CABLE is a Windows Audio Driver working as a Virtual Audio Cable. After installing the VB-CABLE driver, a new playback device appears in the audio device list and can be set as default device. VB-CABLE can be set as the default device, just like any regular audio device.

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    1.  Music LooperVB-Audio Virtual Cable supports a grid of musical loops and phrases that you can trigger and manipulate in real time.
    Virtual cable device in Windows audio settings
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    Audacium

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    126 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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      AudioMass

      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      119 alternatives to AudioMass 

      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.

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

        • Mac
        • Windows
        • Linux
        110 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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        WaveShop

        • Windows
        • PortableApps.com
        76 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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        AudioDope

        93 alternatives to AudioDope 

        Audiodope is an audio editor. You can load and listen to music files of various formats such as wave, MP3, wma etc. You can also edit part or the whole stream.

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