#1
whats the best free recording program avaible? What are the pros and cons, and what do you think of it. Make sure its free cause im p-o-o-r.
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#3
audacity, don't have time to talk about the pros and cons, it's free for christ's sake, just try it out
#5
Audacity used to be my favorite free program but I'm starting to like reaper more. Audacity is really, really easy to use but it doesn't sound great. Reaper has a slightly steeper learning curve but it is closer to more advanced and expensive software and it seems to sound better. Its easier to mix with reaper as well. Just download a couple free recording programs and try them out. Pick the one that works best for you.
BTW, there is a recording forum
EDIT: Download Hydrogen drum machine and the free fruity loops demo while your at it
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#6
Audacity, Audacity, Audacity. It's amazing, and very easy to use. The only cons are no built in modeling software, but that's not really what it's for. It's more of a straight-up recorder then a program to compose music.
#7
sorry i didnt see the recording form and this was the closest one and can i get links from u guys for whatever u recomend sorry i forgot to ask
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#9
what exactially is the difference between audacity and reaper besides that reaper is harder to use?
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#10
Audacity is really an audio editor, Reaper is a DAW, and has much greater functionality(including -albeit limited at this time - MIDI). If you want to go the full free route, also look at Kristal, and after recording, edit what you've done in Audacity.
#11
Reaper is a DAW that integrates everything that Audacity can do (pretty much) and adds the features of a semi-professional DAW (vst plugin hosting, etc). It is the only thing close to professional recording software under $200. So yes - as everyone has suggested get some manuals and download some demos - and have fun!
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