12 Best Audio Interfaces 2020 – Top Choices For Musicians

Want to buy the best audio interface? In this guide to the best audio interfaces, we explore top PC/Mac Thunderbolt and USB audio interfaces for music producers, songwriters and more.

1. Audient iD4

For music-makers on a budget

USB 2 | 24-bit/96kHz | Inputs: 2 | Outputs: 2 | MIDI I/O: No | Phantom Power: Yes

2. Native Instruments Komplete Audio 2

A compact 2x2 audio interface at a super price

USB 2 | 24-bit/96kHz | Inputs: 2 | Outputs: 2 | MIDI I/O: No | Phantom Power: Yes

3. Mackie Onyx Producer 2.2

A 2-channel audio interface with high sound quality and excellent build quality

USB 2 | 24-bit/96kHz | Inputs: 2 | Outputs: 2 | MIDI I/O: Yes | Phantom Power: Yes

4. Focusrite Scarlett 4i4 3rd Gen

An affordable audio interface with plenty of connectivity and a modern design

USB-C | 24-bit/96kHz | Inputs: 4 | Outputs: 4 | MIDI I/O: Yes | Phantom Power: Yes

5. Steinberg UR22C

A rugged audio interface with excellent Yamaha preamps

USB-C | 32-bit/96kHz | Inputs: 2 | Outputs: 2 | MIDI I/O: Yes | Phantom Power: Yes

6. IK Multimedia iRig Pro Duo

For musicians that need something portable

USB 2, Lightning, USB OTG | 24-bit/48kHz | Inputs: 2 | Outputs: 2 | MIDI I/O: Yes | Phantom Power: Yes

7. Universal Audio UAD Apollo Twin MkII

The best choice in our opinion

Thunderbolt | 24-bit/192kHz | Inputs: 2 | Outputs: 6 | MIDI I/O: No | Phantom Power: Yes