Ardour Nightly Builds

Starting May 31st 2016, using a nightly build may break your existing sessions. Use for testing only.
There is no support whatsoever for these builds.
See for official releases.


Operating System
Debug Version
The debug version allows the creation of proper bugreports (backtraces). The main downside is that it's a larger download and requires more space on disk to install.
The Free/Demo version is gratis. It is fully-featured except that after 10min it will periodically go silent.




Install Instructions and Notes


See also: List of all available versions


Ardour is licensed in terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

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