Music Recording Software
Multi Million Dollar Studios?
software slowly replaced very expensive recording gear and invaded the recording scene...finally,
it took over.
can compete with the Big Studios today. Success becomes more and more matter of
know-how. Get a fast computer with a
little extra hardware, pick the software, become an expert using it
and almost nothing can stop you.
But no matter how powerful music recording software could be,
it remains the task of finding the right programs for your purpose. There are tons of applications out there, that are able to record
and play back.
The question is, what do you need
how much do you have to pay (if anything at all...) to get what you need?
First, I try
to give you a rough overview so you can see which music recording software exist and what
you can do with it.
The big 5 - Full blown recording
Here are the top notch programs,
used in recording studios around the world.
packages are quite complex.
To see what they can do for you, go to my recording software page. You have to learn a lot when
you start out. But if you are serious and really want to explore all the
options, go for it.
In the end you
might be faster as with a program that is too simple and doesn't provide
all the functions you need.
The Loop specialists
If you are mainly interested in making
music from building blocks and loops, this is what you need:
Free pitch and tempo
The very specialist in handling pitch
and tempo of audio signals is a fairly new program called Melodyne.
You can easily change the melody of a singer or instruments without
producing strange sound artifacts.
Some producers already use this
software as their main program.
2-track (Stereo) recording
If you just need to record a stereo signal (like
classical live recording or sounds for a sound library you're maybe better
off with a sound editing software.
Go to my
music-editing-software page to find out more about it.
Free- and Shareware
Just want to record your beautiful
Or you want to record your band
rehearsal just to find out who's playing so awfully wrong?
Maybe you don't need a full blast music
recording software but want to explore the possibilities of multitrack
recording first. Or you may want to record something rather simple and
just mix it without bells and whistles.
If you want to spend little or no money on your recording
software, go to my
page for stereo recording or to my
free-music-recording-software page for