Software List of Free Software for Recording and Editing  

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A list of free software for recording and editing. Ever wanted to start you own studio but didn't have the finances to invest in the top of the line, finest recording and editing software? Well, this list can be your lifeline, especially if things are a bit tight. The recording and edition software on this list will save you quite a few bucks. Do you know why? Because they are free! How often do you find quality programs where you can run a decent studio, or at minimum, you'll be able to record and edit on your home computer or laptop.The quality of these systems isn't exactly Pro Tools or even Avid, but they are good enough to at least get you on the ground running. For amateurs and professional, these programs are helpful in allowing you to get a full understanding of how to use recording and editing equipment. That's not to say these programs are strictly for amateurs: they aren't. But they can give you a chance at learning on the fly and you won't have to spend any money, unless you count time as money.

Software like Audacity, Power Sound Editor and Jokosher, which is a multi-track program, are on this list. If you're in the market for free recording and editing software, then this list should be a good guide to get you started. 

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Wavosaur is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Wavosaur

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Sweep is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Sweep

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WaveSurfer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
WaveSurfer

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Rosegarden is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Rosegarden

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Wave Editor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Wave Editor

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RiffWorks T4 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
RiffWorks T4

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Traverso is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Traverso

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Lmms is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Lmms

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Audacity is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Audacity

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ReZound is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
ReZound

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Mp3splt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing

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Jokosher is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Jokosher

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DJ Audio Editor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
DJ Audio Editor

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Kangas Sound Editor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Kangas Sound Editor

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Ardour is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Ardour

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SoX is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
SoX

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WavePad Sound Editor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
WavePad Sound Editor

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Audiobook Cutter Free Edition is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Audiobook Cutter Free Edition

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FREE WAVE MP3 Editor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
FREE WAVE MP3 Editor

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Eisenkraut is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Eisenkraut

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Qtractor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Qtractor

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Expstudio Audio Editor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Expstudio Audio Editor

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MusE is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
MusE

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KRISTAL Audio Engine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
KRISTAL Audio Engine

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mp3DirectCut is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing

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Ecawave is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Ecawave

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Hydrogen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Hydrogen

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Music Editor Free is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Music Editor Free

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Power Sound Editor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Power Sound Editor

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Sound Engine is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Sound Engine

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Ecasound is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Ecasound

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Traverso DAW is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Free Software for Recording and Editing
Traverso DAW