DAWS SOFTWARE LIST | DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATIONS

This is a list of DAW and DAW type software programs that have been available for the musician over the last few years. There are a few that may not be supported so make sure to check them out thoroughly. You may find a few gems though.

AUDIO + MIDI

ACID

This professional DAW software was originally published by Sonic Foundry.

Sony merged with SF and created Sony Creative Software.  However in 2016 MAGIX of Germany acquired the bulk of their creative software including ACID & ACID PRO.

Magix Acid

ANVIL STUDIO

A free Midi Program allowing the creator to record, compose, sequence and play with music.

Anvil Studio can record from microphones, mixers, guitars, etc with a sound card and line-input jack. Connect the preamp output of your mixer to the line input of your sound card.

Anvil Studio Software

AUDIO MULCH

This software is for live performance, audio processing, sound design and music composition and was developed by a small team based in Melbourne, Australia.

Audio Mulch

BITWIG STUDIO

A Music Production and Performance System for Windows, MacOS & Linux. Workflow allows you to Streamline your ideas into complete compositions..

NUENDO

Professional workflows for Game Audio, Post Production for TV & Film and ADR – voice recording and language dubbing.

Nuendo Steinber

SEQUEL

Fully loaded Music studio to create music with drum kit, guitar amps and stomp boxes.

Sequel 3 DAW

MOTU DIGITAL PERFORMER

Singular streamlined workflow in a consolidated window with MIDI, Audio & Virtual instruments.

Motu Digital Performer

FL STUDIO

A complete software music production environment to compose, record, edit, arrange, mic & master. Some of the features include Scalable interface, Drag and Drop and resampling support

FRINIKA

A free music workstation software for Linux, Windows, Mac OSX and other operating systems running Java.

It features sequencer, soft-synths, realtime effects and audio recording.

FRINKA Audio Software

ADOBE AUDITION

Digital Audio Editing software to create, mix, restore and design audio content and sound effects.

This powerful audio workstation tool-set includes multi track, waveform, and spectral display.

Adobe Audition Professional Audio Workstation

AUDIOGL

A Modular Synthesizer and Sequencer.

It is designed to immerse the user into understanding that electronic music centers around a basic set of principals.

Audio GL Audio

ARDOUR

A free Midi Program allowing the creator to record, compose, sequence and play with music.

This open source software is a collaborative effort of a worldwide team which includes musicians, programmers, and professional recording engineers.

It allows you to Record, Edit and Mix on Linux, OS X & Windows.

Ardour Digital Software

CUBASE

Intelligent tools for cutting-edge digital audio workstations for composition, recording, editing & mixing.

Cubase for Professional

ENERGY XT

This music creation software was first released in 2003 and was developed as an alternative to the big MIDI/audio sequencers for the PC and Mac.

Energy XT Audio

GARAGE BAND

Fully equipped studio to create music on your Mac computer and includes a sound library with session drummers & percussionists, presets for guitar and voice.

Garage Band by Apple

LMMS

A Free Cross Platform tool (Linux, Windows & MAC) for making music on your computer and built by a small number of volunteers.

LMMS DAW

METRO

A high powered sequencer and complete and integrated MIDI, audio & video Production System.

Metro Music Creation Tool