Download Recording Studio - Best Software & Apps

  • Logic Pro X

    10.1.1

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    Platform
    Mac

    Professional music creation studio for Macs

    6
    580 votes
    • PROS: Fully comprehensive production suite, Produces professional quality music, Lots of audio templates, Lots of instruments to choose from, Revamped interface looks great, iPad companion app
    • CONS: Complex for beginners, Plugins require purchase, Resource hungry
  • Ableton

    Live (32 bit) 9.5.32

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    Platform
    Windows

    Sequencer for live or studio sessions

    7
    1438 votes
    • PROS: Encompasses all processes, Tutorials and guides, Intuitive interface
    • CONS: Requires technical knowledge
  • MAGIX Music Maker Production Suite

    MX

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    Platform
    Windows

    A recording studio in your own home

    7
    383 votes
    • PROS: Includes a variety of samples and loops, Automatic beat calculation, Advanced editing tools, Includes tons of sound effects
    • CONS: Requires time and practice to master
  • BPM Studio

    Pro 4.9.94

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    Platform
    Windows

    Convert your PC in to a recording studio for MP3 mixes

    8
    2583 votes
    • PROS: Add 6 different cue points, Move easily between 3 views, Auto BPM matching, 3 types of cross fading techniques, Drag and drop tracks from library window, Quick access to sample player and editor, Wave editing
    • CONS: Line dragging cross fade is not very precise, No measure numbers in equalizer, Only 30 sounds included in library, Only 5 equalizer presets, Strict file search
  • ScreenFlow

    8

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    Platform
    Mac

    Excellent professional screencasting studio

    6
    1100 votes
    • PROS: Lots of effects, Simultaneous recording, Powerful but simple editor, Huge number of improvements in latest version
    • CONS: No way to subtitle or add text to screencasts
  • Rapchat - rap recording studio

    2.0.3

    License
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    Platform
    Android

    A free program for Android‚ by Rapchat Inc.

    10
    2 votes
    • Recording Studio Pro

      varies-with-device

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      Platform
      Windows
      iPhone

      Multi-touch audio sequencer to be used with iOS devices

      7
      11 votes
      • PROS: Recording Studio Pro is ideally suited for beginners, All of the most basic editing functions can be accessed in seconds
      • CONS: This software does not support more advanced editing options, There is little contact information in regards to the developer
    • Ableton Live

      32 Bit 9.5

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      Platform
      Mac
      Windows

      Sequencer for live or studio sessions

      7
      180 votes
      • PROS: Encompasses all processes, Lots of tutorials and guides, Slick interface
      • CONS: Requires some technical knowledge
    • MP3 Recorder Studio

      7.0

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      Platform
      Windows

      An excellent application for hassle-free sound recording from multiple sources!

      7
      6 votes
      • Obs Studio

        varies-with-device

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        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        OBS - Free and open source software for live streaming and screen recording

        8
        14 votes
        • ProAm - Slow Motion Studio

          7.0.0.1

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          Platform
          Windows

          Decipher Slow Motion Videos Right on Your Windows Computer

          7
          30 votes
          • PROS: Continuous recording, Inexpensive system
          • CONS: Not free , An add-on and not a standalone setup
        • IP Camera Recorder

          1.51

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Connecting and Recording with IP Cameras

          7
          27 votes
          • PROS: Record footages from IP Cameras, Uses K-Lite codec and other codec packs, Comes with easy to use interface, Playback important footages
          • CONS: Requires Video for Windows XVID codec, Lacks support from developers, May not be updated, Too simplistic tools
        • J4T Multitrack Recorder

          varies-with-device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          A free multimedia app for Android, by Jaytronix

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          • Recording Studio Lite

            varies-with-device

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android
            iPhone

            A free multimedia app for Android, by Glauco

            5
            1 vote
            • Movavi Screen Capture Studio

              8.4.0.0

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              Platform
              Windows

              Handy screen recording tool and video editor

              6
              30 votes
              • PROS: A free trial version is available to all users, This system is also a basic video editing tool
              • CONS: It is not possible to access more complicated editing options, Users will have to pay to utilize all of its functions
            • Ableton Live

              (64 bit) 9.5

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              Platform
              Windows

              Sequencer for live or studio sessions

              7
              66 votes
              • PROS: Encompasses all processes, Tutorials and guides, Intuitive interface
              • CONS: Requires technical knowledge
            • Sound Studio

              4.2

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              Platform
              Mac

              Powerful but straightforward audio recorder and editor

              7
              109 votes
              • PROS: Lots of editing features, Great for recording vinyl and lectures, Saves to most major formats
              • CONS: Doesn't save to MP3 format without external framework, No way to save EQ settings
            • Sound Recorder

              varies-with-device

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Android

              A free video app for Android, by Needom Studio

              5
              3 votes
              • AudioBox Micro Composer

                1.44

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                Platform
                Pocket PC

                Recording studio for composing electronic music

                7
                12 votes
                • Ableton Live

                  64 Bit 9.5

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Sequencer for live or studio sessions

                  7
                  56 votes
                  • PROS: Encompasses all processes, Lots of tutorials and guides, Slick interface
                  • CONS: Requires some technical knowledge
                Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
                #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
                1Pro 4.9.9425837.6Windows
                2MX3836.7Windows
                3Live (32 bit) 9.5.3214386.6Windows
                410.1.15806.4Mac
                5811006.2Mac
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