What are the best audio editors?

asked by Vishal Chauhan
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    #1FL Studio

    FL Studio
    FL Studio is a Digital Audio Workstation developed by Image Line Software BVBA. This software features a multi-track recording, sequencing capabilities, and other music-mixing effects. It also has a customizable virtual keyboard and drum.
    Software

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    $99- Varies by plan

    Kathryn Gomez
    Written on October 1, 2018
    "80 plug-ins not bad and i love that i can resize the user interface."
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    #2SOUND FORGE Pro 12

    SOUND FORGE Pro 12

    SOUND FORGE Pro 12 is an advanced audio waveform editor software which features VST3 effect support, music effects and plug-ins, multichannel recording and editing, and comes with a 64-bit version.

    Software

    Windows

    $399

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    #3Audacity

    Audacity

    Audacity is a free, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. It was first released on May 28, 2000.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Kathleen Schultz
    Written on October 1, 2018
    "No doubt that this should be on top. I havent found any other audio editing software that would beat this in terms of plug-in support, editing tools, and different effects. IT IS FREE."
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    #4Ocenaudio

    Ocenaudio
    Free audio editor for Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 (64 bits) also apt to less expert editors. Ocenaudio is a good audio software both for beginners and advanced users.
    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Bruce Henderson
    Written on October 1, 2018
    "selection of filters is pretty great. Interface wise, it is really clear. Altho i still prefer audacity bec of the features, this is useful for everyday audio editing."
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    #5Waveshop

    Waveshop

    Waveshop is a free audio editor for Windows. When editing an audio file this software lets you edit only a portion of it without affecting the rest. It also features unlimited undo and 64-bit files do not exceed 2GB.

    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Sharon Palmer
    Written on October 1, 2018
    "Basic audio editing tools so it won't require too much thinking. "
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    #6Adobe Audition

    Adobe Audition

    With the Adobe Audition CC software you can mix, edit, and create audio content with a very comprehensive and easy to learn toolset that includes multitrack, waveform, and spectral display. It is also designed to speed up video production.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $20.99- Varies by plan

    Jorge Luis Núñez
    Written on October 1, 2018
    "Restoration and repair tools are quite impressive"
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    #7Ableton Live

    Ableton Live

    Ableton Live is a digital audio workstation (DAW) software program developed by Ableton for Windows and macOS. Released in February 2018, this software won the DJ Award for DJ Software Performance Tool.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $99- Varies by plan

    Javier Zepeda
    Written on October 1, 2018
    "okay to be fair, of all the editors, only this focuses on live performance..and the design is intuitive for me. "
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    #8Avid Pro Tools

    Avid Pro Tools
    Avid Pro Tools is a digital audio workstation that has up to 128 audio tracks, 512 instrument or MIDI tracks, and over 60 plug-ins users can use to mix and edit audio. It was released by Avid and can be installed on Windows and macOS computers.
    Software

    Mac, Windows

    $24.92- Varies by plan

    Amy Foster
    Written on October 1, 2018
    "Cloud-based feature and the audio editing workflow is clean enuf."
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    #9Hya-Wave

    Hya-Wave

    Hya-Wave is the fastest and easiest way online tool which enables you to edit audio files by cutting, splitting, joining, adding effects, and more. It does not require you to download and install any extension to use it.

    Software

    Web

    Free

    Lei Xu
    Written on October 1, 2018
    "This is an online tool, convenient to those who do not want to download."

Summary

Best What are the best audio editors
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1FL StudioSoftware 1 Paid
2SOUND FORGE Pro 12Software 0 Paid
3AudacitySoftware 0 Free
4OcenaudioSoftware 0 Free
5WaveshopSoftware 0 Free
6Adobe AuditionSoftware 0 Paid
7Ableton LiveSoftware 0 Paid
8Avid Pro Tools Software 0 Paid
9Hya-WaveSoftware 0 Free
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