Kristal Audio Engine for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.0.1
  • 3.4
  • (196)
  • Security Status

Free Personal Audio Recording and Software

If you have been looking for simple audio editing software that is an alternative to more memory-laden systems such as Sound Forge and Audacity Kristal Audio Engine could be the perfect alternative. This package provides you with numerous functions to enjoy and yet it will take up much less space on your hard drive. Such software is a great option if you are just entering into the world of audio editing.

Functions and Uses

Kristal Audio Engine provides the user with a number of impressive options. Some of these include three VST master effect slots a 32-bit audio engine 16 different audio tracks a three-band parametric equaliser and low-latency audio driver support. It should also be mentioned here that this engine supports multiple file types such as WAVE FLAC OCG and AIFF. This software can also be licensed for commercial use if required.

Additional Plug-Ins for Serious Enthusiasts

The functions of Kristal Audio Engine can be enhanced through the use of a number of additional plug-in components. Pleased note that these will have to be downloaded separately. Some choices include the ability to monitor ASIO inputs unlimited audio modifications the option to export into the AES31 format and a reverb function.

KRISTAL Audio Engine is a powerful multi-track recorder, audio sequencer and mixer - ideal for anyone wanting to get started with recording, mixing and mastering digital audio. It is designed as a modular system. The main application provides a mixing console, while the audio sequencer, live audio input and so on are loaded as separate plug-ins.


  • 16 audio tracks
  • 32 Bit floating point audio engine
  • 44.1 to 192 kHz sample rate*
  • Downmix to 16/24/32 Bit audio files
  • 3-band parametric EQ &
  • 2 VST insert slots per channel
  • 3 VST master effect slots
  • ASIO low latency audio driver support
  • 4 KRISTAL Plug-In slots
  • Load/Save KRISTAL project files


  • It takes up less memory when compared to comparable systems.
  • It can be licensed for commercial or professional use.


  • Not all audio file types and formats are supported.
  • The website was last updated in 2009 and some current operating systems might not recognise this package.

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Kristal Audio Engine for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.0.1
  • 3.4
  • (196)
  • Security Status

User reviews about Kristal Audio Engine

  • southsideronnie

    by southsideronnie

    This is simple software fairly easy to use and great for beginners to DAW. Of course there are limitations but this is still pretty powerful software More

  • Alan Elliott

    by Alan Elliott

    As an amateur musician, I've successfully used Krystal for many years to create backing tracks or to create my own ambient music and nature sound trac More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Easy to use, especialy analog sources..
    Works great, Easy to use. Especialy analog sources. I hate to read manuals and I did'nt but it took just More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Best free audio daw simple powerful but old ... love it .
    This Daw is Old audio only no midi but don't let that fool you as starter daw it's fan More


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