Digital Audio Workstations for Linux


Waveform 12 lends itself perfectly to electronic music production. Offering inline MIDI and Step Clip access for speedy programming, a powerful rack environment for complex fx processing and sound design plus a variety of Instruments and including: 4OSC synth, Micro Drum Sampler, Micro Sampler and a new Rompler. A brand new browser offering tags and smart lists helps manage vast sample libraries and locate your favorite plugins and instruments in a flash.

Read more at:

Bitwig Studio

Bitwig Studio is a modern music creation system for Windows, macOS, and Linux, with 90+ instruments, effects, and other creative tools. It offers a linear and non-linear workflow, hardware integration, modulation heaven, and a complete package with over 10 GB of sound content.

Read more at:


Feature Highlights
  • Efficient, fast to load, and tightly coded. Can be installed and run from a portable or network drive.
  • Powerful audio and MIDI routing with multichannel support throughout.
  • 64-bit internal audio processing. Import, record to, and render to many media formats, at almost any bit depth and sample rate.
  • Thorough MIDI hardware and software support.
  • Support for thousands of third-party plug-in effects and virtual instruments, including VST, VST3, LV2, AU, CLAP, DX, and JS.
  • Hundreds of studio-quality effects for processing audio and MIDI, and built-in tools for creating new effects.
  • Automation, modulation, grouping, VCA, surround, macros, OSC, scripting, control surfaces, custom skins and layouts.
  • A whole lot more.

Read more at:


Stargate DAW have updated their all-in-one DAW and plugin suite for Windows, macOS and Linux to 24.02.1.

The latest release features:

  • Piano Roll: Make resizing multiple notes consistent with other Stargate event editors. Instead of forcing all selected notes to the same length, resize relative to their original length.
  • Piano Roll: New note expression parameter: Pitch. Sharpen or flatten each note within the range of 1.0 to -1.0 semitones.
  • Piano Roll: Fix SHIFT+drag resize being limited to a minimum of 1x quantize size, now limited to a minimum of a 128th note.
  • Piano Roll: New action: Find Keys and Scales. Find all possible keys and scales that the notes in a sequencer item could be a part of. Start a melody by ear, then find potential keys/scales to build the melody around.
  • Piano Roll: Add new scale: All. Root note + all white notes.
  • Transport: More consistent icon sizes and alignment between buttons.
  • Transport: Replace Host combobox with a toolbar icon.
  • Sequencer: Fix bugs where deselected items can become selected again after performing some particular actions.
  • .deb package: Fix for Ubuntu 23.10.
  • Welcome Screen: Better readability and style for the project history list.
  • Fix crash when attempting to run a 2nd instance of Stargate, before the “Already running, you must stop the first instance” message can be shown.
  • Linux AppImage: Fix regression where “Install to start menu” action no longer worked.



Ardour is the most popular open-source DAW available for Linux. It is also available for Windows and macOS.

It is a suitable option for musicians, audio engineers, and composers. You get all the essential abilities to edit a score, and record/mix a song.

It comes with several plugin support out of the box. But, you need to manually add them to the mixer by adding them from the plugin manager. Also, you can choose to add external VST3 plugins by specifying the path for them. Ardour also supports a video timeline if you are looking to extract audio from it or sync.

Read more at:

Studio One

Everything you need to record, produce, mix, master, and perform. Studio One makes creating fast and easy with new Smart Templates, intuitive drag-and-drop workflow, a customizable user interface and powerful, integrated tools. Great drag and drop features.

Read more at:


Similar Posts