Into this page, we show you the essential sofwares to compose Synthwave music.
A way to compose Electronic Music and sublimate the 80s sounds of a lot instruments like synthesizer, bass, guitar, vocoder and many others.

Digital Audio Workstations

ABLETON Live 9 Suite

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Type: Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)
Developer
: Ableton
Country: Germany
Stable release: 9.7.1
For who: musician, DJ & sound engineer
Sequencer
: yes
Effects: audio & MIDI
Operating system
: Windows & OSX
Website: www.ableton.com
License: Proprietary

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Cakewalk Sonar

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Type: Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)
Developer
: Cakewalk (Roland)
Country: Japan
Stable release: Sonar Platinum
For who: musicians & sound engineers
Sequencer
: yes
Effects: audio & MIDI
Operating system
: Windows
Website: www.cakewalk.com
License: Proprietary

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FL Studio (FruityLoops)

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Type: Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)
Developer
: Image-Line Software
Country: Belgium
Stable release: 12.4
For who: musicians & sound engineers
Sequencer
: yes
Effects: audio
Operating system
: OSX, Windows & phones
Website: www.image-line.com
License: Crippleware

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Pro Tools

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Type: Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)
Developer
: Avid
Country: America
Stable release: Pro Tools HD 12
For who: musicians & sound engineers
Sequencer
: yes
Effects: audio & MIDI
Operating system
: OSX, Windows
Website: www.avid.com
License: Proprietary

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Reason Propellerhead

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Type: Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)
Developer
: Propellerhead Software
Country: Sweden
Stable release: 9.1
For who: musicians & sound engineers
Sequencer
: yes
Effects: audio & MIDI
Operating system
: OSX, Windows
Website: www.propellerheads.se
License: Proprietary

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Renoise

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Type: Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)
Developer
: Müller, Asnaghi & Jälevik
Country: Hungary
Stable release: 3.1
For who: musicians & sound engineers
Sequencer
: yes
Effects: audio & MIDI
Operating system
: OSX, Windows, Linux
Website: www.renoise.com
License: Proprietary

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Steinberg Cubase

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Type: Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)
Developer
: Steinberg
Country: Germany
Stable release: 9.0
For who: musicians & sound engineers
Sequencer
: yes
Effects: audio & MIDI
Operating system
: OSX, Windows
Website: www.steinberg.net
License: Proprietary

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