Ardour is a hard disk recorder and digital audio workstation application that runs on Linux, macOS, FreeBSD and Microsoft Windows. Its primary author is Paul Davis, who was also responsible for the JACK Audio Connection Kit. Ardour is intended to be digital audio workstation software suitable for professional use.

Software type
ALSA
JACK
Platform
GNU/Linux
BSD
Windows
Software features
NSM
DAW
LV2 host
VST2 host
VST3 host
JACK Transport
Piano roll
MIDI
Audio input
Audio editing
Audio FX
Software language
C++
Lua
License
GPL-2
Developer(s)
Paul Davis (las), Robin Gareus (rgareus/x42), etc

Recent releases:
Ardour 6.6 21 Feb '21
Ardour 6.5 22 Nov '20
Ardour 6.4 21 Nov '20
Ardour 6.3 6 Sep '20
Ardour 6.2 7 Jul '20
Ardour 6.1 6 Jul '20
Ardour 6.0 22 May '20
Ardour 6.0-rc2 20 May '20
Ardour 6.0-rc1 18 Apr '20
Ardour 6.0-pre1 26 Mar '20