What are the best free music editors?

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    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.




    Nathan Sanchez
    Written on October 16, 2018
    "The best things in life are free and Hya wave is one of them! Has limited music editing capabilities but the audio sampling editing this software has is helpful enought for what I need."
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    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.


    Windows, Mac


    Michelle Butler
    Written on October 16, 2018
    "As I don't have much to afford an actual DAW, I'm glad for Audacity for helping me be resourceful in producing the music I want to achieve. THis is free yet aspiring mixers like me can already create music from here."
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    #3WavePad Audio Editor

    WavePad Audio Editor

    WavePad mp3-cutters is an editing audio software for professionals available both for Windows and Mac. You can record and edit any audio file from music to voice. It converts file from different formats to work with and for final audio results.


    Windows, Mac, Android

    Free- Free trial available

    Harold Guerrero
    Written on October 16, 2018
    "This simple app has made me restore a desirable quality for my recordings which turned out to have poor quality. It's easy to navigate this software."
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    TwistedWave is an audio editor that lets you apply filters to your sound files, change frequencies, amplify or normalize sound level, add fade in and fade out, and more. You can use it online through their website, or on your iOS devices.


    Web, Mac, iOS, Chrome

    Free- Varies by plan

    Joseph Parker
    Written on October 16, 2018
    "I like how intuitive this software's deisgn is. I quickly understand the selections and now I am editing my music here for free."
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    Wavosaur is a free sound and audio editor that allows you to edit any audio format. You can record, process and edit sound as Wavosaur features a complete set of tools that allows you even to create music loops, convert and edit your sounds.



    Humberto Domínguez
    Written on October 16, 2018
    "Wavosaur has pretty much the features I would want for a music editor. While this lacks much of the presets other software might have (such as reverb, compress, etc.), the VST effects addons come in really handy."
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    Soundation is a web-application that lets you produce and create songs in an online studio. It allows access to a sound library that has more than 12000+ audio files which you can cut, re-create or use as a base for your own creation.



    Free- Varies by plan

    Gregory Jenkins
    Written on October 16, 2018
    "I'm using the free version of this editor and I must say even with limited storage, the possibilities of improving the FX is limitless. So yeah the subscription mgiht come in handy if you want additional storage and mic recording."
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    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.




    Christopher Davis
    Written on October 16, 2018
    "Looks like an Audacity ripoff imo. Lacks tempo, pitch, and reverb effects."
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    LMMS is a free and open-source digital audio workstation software. It is for creating melodies and synthesizing sounds for arranging samples. It also has a user-friendly MIDI keyboard along with presets and samples. 


    Windows, Mac, Linux


    Anthony Douglas
    Written on October 16, 2018
    "Works good only this lacks MIDI exportation so there's no way to change DAWs in the middle of a project."


Best What are the best free music editors
1Hya-WaveSoftware 2 Free
2AudacitySoftware 1 Free
3WavePad Audio EditorSoftware 0 Free
4TwistedWaveSoftware 0 Free
5WavosaurSoftware 0 Free
6SoundationSoftware 0 Free
7WaveshopSoftware 0 Free
8LMMSSoftware 0 Free

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