Let’s look into the list of some of the best digital audio workstation apps for Linux in 2018.
Best Digital Audio Workstation Apps For Linux In 2018
Tracktion is a cross platform freeware digital audio workstation apps for Linux. Tracktion is written in written in C++.
Some of the features of Tracktion are:
- Clip Layer Effects
- Freeze Point Technology
- Unlimited MIDI Tracks
- Unlimited Audio Tracks
- Visual Plugin Selector
- LFO Generators
- Latency Management
LMMS is another popular DAW for Linux. It is a free and cross platform digital audio workstation. LMMS is a 100% free, open source, community-driven project.
Features of LMMS
- Sequence, compose, mix and automate songs in one simple interface
- Note playback via MIDI or typing keyboard
- Consolidate instrument tracks using Beat+Bassline Editor
- Fine tune patterns, notes, chords and melodies using Piano Roll Editor
- Full user-defined track-based automation and computer-controlled automation sources
- Import of MIDI files and Hydrogen project files
Audacity is a familiar name. Audacity is a free and open source multi track audio workstation software. It is cross platform which is available for Ubuntu/Linux, Windows and Mac. Audacity can record live audio through a microphone or mixer, or digitize recordings from other media. it supports 16-bit, 24-bit and 32-bit. Sample rates and formats are converted using high-quality re-sampling and dithering.
Ardour is a free and open source DAW advanced software. It supports Unlimited Multichannel Tracks, Non-destructive, non-linear editing with unlimited undo/redo, even across editing sessions, Strip silence, push-pull trimming, Rhythm Ferret for transient and note onset-based editing, Stereo panning with independent (coupled) width and position and many more.
|Computer||Any 32 or 64 bit Intel-compatible computer.|
|Operating System||Any version of Linux with a kernel newer than 2.3 and libc version 2.25 or newer.|
|RAM||2GB+ is recommended|
|Disk Space||Minimum 350MB of free space on /opt to install Ardour. More disk space for recording.|