When comparing Seq24 vs Harrison Mixbus, the Slant community recommends Harrison Mixbus for most people. In the question“What are the best DAWs? ” Harrison Mixbus is ranked 16th while Seq24 is ranked 52nd.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Open source
Seq24 can be used and edited by anyone for free.
Pro Has a great overall sound
Pro Great/intuitive interface
Many parts of the interface are designed as one function per control for ease and simplicity, and are modeled after physical consoles and mixer controls to further that end
Pro Proprietary software that contributes to open source
provides features and bugfixes to upstream Ardour project, and also provides a portion of sales revenue to Ardour's development and administrative maintenance.
has support for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, for 32 and 64 bit. Works with CoreAudio, ASIO, and ALSA, as well as integrated 3rd party/open source routing software support, I.E. jackd on Windows and Linux.
Pro Based off of Ardour
Modified version of the open source Ardour DAW, with Harrison's proprietary interface and software tweaks
Pro In-Line/Built in analog summing
tube and transistor emulation, based on physical consoles made by Harrison
Con MIDI only
Seq24 only has MIDI capability, no audio clips allowed.
Con Low compatibility
Seq24 only runs on Linux and win32.
Con Limited/buggy MIDI support
problem inherited from Ardour dev base