What are the best free music editors?

asked by Jay Rona Nacar
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    #1Hya-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

    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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    #2Audacity

    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

    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.

    Software

    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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    #4TwistedWave

    TwistedWave

    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.

    Software

    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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    #5Wavosaur

    Wavosaur
    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.
    Software

    Windows

    Free

    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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    #6Soundation

    Soundation

    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.

    Software

    Web

    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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    #7Waveshop

    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

    Christopher Davis
    Written on October 16, 2018
    "Looks like an Audacity ripoff imo. Lacks tempo, pitch, and reverb effects."
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    #8LMMS

    LMMS

    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. 

    Software

    Windows, Mac, Linux

    Free

    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."

Summary

Best What are the best free music editors
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
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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