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.