Favorite recording software?

Discussion in 'Home Recording Studio' started by rocks, Jan 2, 2009.

  1. rocks

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    Thats pretty trippy, sounds great!
     
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    Sounds good Offshore,
    Even heard a little Santana in there
     
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    I am currently building a PC mainly for the purpose of doing some home recordings. I am pretty set on buying Pro tools Mbox mini. I am planning on putting something like a sound blaster audigy or something similar for use with games etc. will this cause any issues when I start recording?
     
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    Logic Studio 8. Reason: The program is a Killer. You can use it with different hardware. In Pro Tools you're restricted to Pro Tools compatible hardware.
     
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    Anyone ever tried Kristal? I'm using it, and it seems pretty good.
     
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    +1 for Audacity. Great free software. I uninstalled Cakewalk and came back to Audacity after I bought it. I've also tried Pro-Tools but the version I had had too many problems.
     
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    Cubase 5.0. It's great because you can apply any number of effects to the track and undo them in any order at any time. It syncs up nicely with Reason as well.

    I've used sonar, it was never stable for me. Crashed everytime I used it.

    I've had no trouble with Cubase running as many as 50 tracks at once with two dozen plug-ins, along with Superior Drummer and Reason to boot. I have to use it for 5 hours straight before it crashes.

    Your audio interface really has to be Firewire to reduce latency.
     
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    FL Studio and Presonus Studio One Artist.
    I don't mean any offense to Pro Tools users but I have yet to find one thing PT can do that either of those programs can't. Plus FL Studios Piano Roll is about as great as it gets for sequencing.
     
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    any opinions on Acid Pro 7?
     
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    I use, Sonar. It's a beast.
     
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    I got Band in a Box and Real Band as a Christmas gift, still trying to figure them both out. I will probably switch to another digital DAW software suite, but still undecided. You all have helped me, thanks!
     
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    Cakewalk sonar, works fine for me.
     
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    We use logic express for the stuff we record for a tv show we do music for. I've been using ableton live lately to make loops and stuff for when we play live.
     
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    I love Studio one Pro. I used to use Cubase LE and hate it...with Studio One you get unlimited tracks and the plug ins are fantastic. Plus you can do a Rde Book standard CD from mastering.
    ABS :)
     
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    I must agree. I started with Cool Edit 2000 now using Cool Edit Pro. Great s/w
     
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    I use cakewalk sonar. One feature that I like is the midi-able, you can drop in midi files and then load up a virtual synth rack and it would sound decent enough to jam with. The only other software I tried is cubase which I don't like, sonar is much better in my opinion.
     
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    Logic on my Mac with an alesis FireWire multimix8 mixing board. Crystal clear audio and no latency issues. For guitar I usually record 2 tracks at a time, one dry direct and one with a sm57 mic angled at the speaker cone.
     
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    Ardour on Ubuntu Linux.

    It's free. It's good.
     
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