How to Install Traverso DAW on Ubuntu 20.04 Linux – Features, Download and Install

Traverso Daw is a free, multitrack audio recording and editing program. It is available for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux Operating System. The user interface is intuitive, clean, and efficient. This software is written in C++ for Linux operating system, but there are ports available for Windows and Mac OS.

The lightweight, robust, and solid Digital Audio Workstation( DAW) makes it the best choice for professional as well as home users.


  • Record a mic into a Single Track
  • Save recording as a wav file or compressed audio file format like Ogg or wavpack
  • Supports importing wav, ogg, flac, mp3 or wavpack files with any sample rate and mix them freely
  • Fast mouse + keyboard control
  • Unlimited undo/redo capabilities

Install Traverso on Ubuntu 20.04

Ubuntu is one of the most widely used Linux Distribution. We are going to use an apt-get versatile command utility for installation.

Traverso is part of the official Ubuntu/Debian distribution.

Installation Steps,

Login to Ubuntu with sudo privileges and open the terminal window by pressing CTRL + ALT + T key. Run the below commands in sequence to complete the installation.

1.  Run below to refresh the ubuntu package index.

$ sudo apt-get update

2. Run command to check if it traverso exists in the default repository.

$ apt-cache search traverso
traverso - Multitrack audio recorder and editor

3. Run command to install the software.

$ sudo apt-get install traverso

That’s it…!!!

You have successfully installed the traverso audio recording and editing program on Ubuntu Linux Distribution.

4. Type traverso on shell prompt to launch it.

$ traverso

It asks to select a folder to store the recordings. Just browse and select any folder you want. This is how the dashboard looks.


Uninstall Traverso

Run the below command to uninstall/remove traverso from your Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get purge – auto-remove traverso


Traverso is free software. You can redistribute and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License. You can also be part of the development of the software.

Next, download the user manual and start playing with it. There is a learning curve, but once learned, you can easily record and edit audio using this tool.

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