FREE music software
15 Free Music Production Software Programs, Hiphopmakers.com: http://hiphopmakers.com/free-music-production-software
Studiotoolz.net, The Best Free Audio & Music Production Software: http://www.studiotoolz.net/
Softonic.com, Free Beat Maker Software: http://en.softonic.com/s/full-version-beat-maker-software-free-download
The Best Free Mastering Software Tools For Windows & Mac! http://bedroomproducersblog.com/2013/06/26/free-mastering-software
Online Music programs & browser based apps
AudioTool.com Free Online Music Creation Software: http://www.audiotool.com/
Soundation.Com Free Online Music Studio: http://soundation.com
***LINKS provide by "thefreecountry.com": http://www.thefreecountry.com/utilities/audioeditors.shtml
Audacity (Windows, Mac OS X, Linux)
Audacity is a digital sound editor and recording software for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. You can record audio from the microphone, line input or other sources, dub over existing tracks to create multi-track recordings, convert media from one format to another (such as from cassette tape or vinyl records to digital recording files or CDs), import and export from WAV, AIFF, AU, Ogg Vorbis, MP2, MP3, etc, edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3 and WAV sound files, cut, copy, splice and mix sounds together, change the speed or pitch of a recording, remove static, hiss, hum or other constant background noise, alter frequencies with equalization, FFT Filter, Bass Boost effects, adjust volumes, add effects such as echo, phaser, reverse, and so on.
- mp3DirectCut (Windows)
The problem with editing MP3 files with some sound editors is that they usually decompress the file before allowing you to change it, and then recompress it again when you are through. While this is necessary if you are performing complex changes, sometimes you just want to split a file into small pieces, or cut/snip some small portion away from it, and this decompression/recompression business results in a lower quality file. MP3DirectCut lets you perform simple operations on MP3 file without the loss that accompanies decompressing/recompressing an MP3 file. The program lets you nondestructively cut, paste, copy, trim, crop, split your audio or music files, change the volume, normalise it, fade, and even record direct to MP3. Note that this Windows program can also work under Linux if you use Wine.
- Wavosaur (Windows)
Wavosaur is a free audio editor with VST and ASIO support. It can record, process and edit sound, WAV and MP3 files. Features include the usual cut, copy, paste, paste mix, paste replace/insert, trim, crop, delete, undo, zoom in/out, music loops, batch conversion, support for VST plugins, ASIO driver, multichannel wav files, real time effect processing, conversion between mono and stereo sound (both ways), pitch shift, bit-depth conversion, vocal removal, DC offset removal, a silence remover, crossfade loop, slicing, auto-slice, etc.
- DarkWave Studio (Windows)
DarkWave Studio is a tool for composition, synthesis and recording of digital music. It features a sequence editor, multitrack hard disk recorder, a virtual studio where you can "wire music together as if you were using real hardware", a pattern editor that lets you create and modify musical notes using a piano roll interface, VST plugin support, ASIO audio driver support, support (via plugins) for MIDI input, 8 track stereo mixer, synthesis of drum beats, reverb effects, echo effects, etc. This is a Windows program. Warning: the installer for this program is ad-supported, and will offer to install other (possibly unrelated) programs on your system. Be sure you read what is offered instead of blindly clicking "Next".
- Solition II (Windows)
Solition II is a free sound editor for Windows.