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Five powerful open source audio editors

Five powerful open source audio editors

A solid audio editor might not seem to belong at the top of your must-have list. It is, however, a tool that can go a long way toward helping you with your business. How? With an audio editor, you can add audio to your business website, create and edit a podcast to help promote your service or product, record and submit audio for radio ads, and more. But what software titles are available from the open source community? Believe it or not, some of the finest audio editors available are open source and offer power and options you might expect only in costly, proprietary software.

Let's take a look at five open source audio editors and see if there's one that will fit your bill.

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Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer for TechRepublic and Linux.com. He’s an avid promoter of open source and the voice of The Android Expert. For more news about Jack Wallen, visit his website getjackd.net.

1 comments
nevillef
nevillef

I was wondering why some of these needed you to operate.

"relies upon the same underlying system that Ardour does: Jack."

Then I remembered that some time ago I was doing something that required Jack. it is some part of the audio system.