Whether you are a professional audio editor, or you just want to edit some songs and please yourself. It is better to use the free applications, before paying for a premium application which you will barely use. Considering that you do frequently use audio editors, you will need an editor that will allow you to edit your audio files without any limitations.
Because if any editor poses limitations, then you are not letting it to comply with your potential. But it has been well known, that people think that the paid version of any software is way better the free version. And I too agree with that, but what if a person is offering you all the features of a paid version, in a free version software? Wouldn’t you like it?
So here are the top 25 applications that will let you edit your audio files without any limitations. Also, few people know about these applications. So here they are:
Table of Contents
- 1 Audacity
- 2 PowerSoundEditor
- 3 mp3DirectCut
- 4 Music Editor Free
- 5 Wavosaur
- 6 Traverso DAW
- 7 Ardour
- 8 Rosegarden
- 9 Hydrogen
- 10 WavePad Sound Editor
- 11 Sound Engine
- 12 Expstudio Audio Editor
- 13 DJ Audio Editor
- 14 Kangas Sound Editor
- 15 Audiobook Cutter
- 16 Zynewave
- 17 LMMS
- 18 Mp3Splt
- 19 Qtractor
- 20 ReZound
- 21 Sweep
- 22 Wavesurfer
Just like Linux, this is also OS software (Linux is an OS). It will let you edit, and record your audio files. But its features don’t end here; it allows you to remove unpleasant background noises, and also allows you to convert your audio files into different formats.
This software offers premium features, such as adding different background effects, and burning your audio files to a CD. You can also upload your file to the internet (that’s obvious). But the most attractive thing about this software, is that it allows you manipulate your audio visually just like those we see in the movies. That’s pretty cool.
Whether you want to edit your audio files like a pro, or just want to look like a nerd. You can use this software to any extent. What’s better is that you can cut, paste, or edit long audio files using pause detection, cue sheets etc. without decompressing your main audio file. The less work you have to do, the better output you will produce.
Awards are attractive to everyone, aren’t they? This software has won different awards for a long time, because it is just so awesome. It allows you to edit, add, or create your own audio files graphically. This makes the job much easier, because we as humans, like to deal with graphical things rather than writing code that will produce an output. This is why this software has won awards.
If you are serious with your audio files, this software can pave a way for your future, because it will help you master the sound effects. With real time processing, supporting different types of drivers, and channel wav files, you won’t need any other software to edit your audios. Moreover, you can just drag and drop, or tinkle with different options to create your ideal output. And make sure that you have a copyright, because you won’t like if someone steals your music.
Want to have instant output of what you have tweaked? Download this software, because it does produce an immediate output. It is GPL licensed software that is available for many different operating systems. It will allow you to tinker with your audio tracks, and you will feel like it is your daily routine, because it feels so native. With an easy to understand user interface, anyone can master the functions offered by this software.
This software exactly offers all the premium options of paid software. Fro mixing your audio, to producing your own CD’s. You can do almost anything with this software. It allows you to edit endlessly, and produce music that no one has ever heard. Besides that, you also get support, and you can control the hardware functions.
The name might sound a little bit odd, but this is a great software. You can edit your audio using the MIDI sequencers, and it offers all the traditional editing options. Other than that, the user interface offered by this software is super easy, and you can learn the functions in a very short time (maybe 2-3 days).
Not really. This is a software (that is not made of hydrogen) for Linux/GNU people. This software will help you with drums.
Supporting a wide range of audio formats, this software is an ideal software for editing audio. It allows you to split, copy, and record audio, along with amplifying it, or maybe echoing or reducing the background noise.
A best tool to those people who are going to get the first taste of audio editing. It gives you the easiest user interface, so that you can edit audio files without any difficulties. But if you still want to edit audio files at a higher level, you can do so with this software. It offers all the traditional functions of an audio editor.
Another great audio editor which has endless features, such as, adding filters, adding different types of audio effects, changing the format of your audio files, etc. Other than that, if you like the fancy look of most of these audio editors, it gives you exactly that. And the better thing is that you can actually edit inside those wave forms that it displays.
If you like organized things, this editor is for you. It offers a very simple user interface so that you can speed up your work, without having to search through everything to find a single function. Many professional editors use this software.
If you want to include a little bit of fun in your work, this software will do that for you because it is a kangaroo themed software. But don’t just keep having fun with the software without doing any work. It allows you to generate music by controlling the frequency ratios, and other features.
Want to cut your audio files and split them into different parts? This automatic software will do that for you. As soon as it notices silence in an audio file, it cuts from there, and start a new part of the file from where the audio restarts. Other than that, it formats all the split audio files into MP3 format, so that all the devices can retrieve the audio.
This software has its own environment in it. And the best part is that, it uses this artificial environment to provide you with fast audio editing, and more functionality so that you may create professional audio files.
This cross platform software is a great alternative to other soft wares that cost money. Not only it is free, it also offers almost all the features that normal $100 software would provide. Functions such as, creating attractive beats , and melodies, mixing different sounds, and audio files from your computer, etc. This software can do almost anything; you just have to be creative.
Another great MP3 splitter, which will split your audio files without having to decompress, or decoding them. If you combined an audio file, and made it a fairly large file, and now want to split the audio files into multiple small files. This software is the best for you, because it is completely automated, and it knows where to start, and where to finish splitting a file.
This software is specifically for Linux users, because it is completely reliant on the Advanced Sound Architecture of Linux, along with the Qt4 framework. Other than that, Linux users can edit their audio files, just like any other software mentioned here.
Another far more stable software that will allow you to edit audio files like a pro.
Another great audio editor just for the Linux users, which will help them in editing their audio files. It supports almost all kinds of audio files, ranging from WAV, to Ogg Vorbis. You can also add different plugins to have different types of effects in your audio files.
If you are someone who is more attracted towards a simple user interface, this software is for you. This is open source software which allows you to manipulate your audio files with visual effects. This software is being used by both, amateur and professional audio editors.