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Just to get you started...bunches of free stuff

Postby Nick » September 3rd, 2006, 3:35 pm

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Postby art&lutherie » September 3rd, 2006, 6:00 pm

Thanks a boatload Nick!!!
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Postby Elecktrablue » September 3rd, 2006, 6:22 pm

Just a few more.........

http://audacityteam.org/vst/ (VST enabler for Audacity)
http://www.tweakbench.com/ (free VST instruments and effects)
http://www.greenoak.com/vst.html (VST for Mac)
http://www.hitsquad.com/smm/cat/PLUGINS_VST/
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Postby Kalle_in_Sweden » September 4th, 2006, 3:11 am

Another free advanced multitrack recording SW "REAPER v.999".
http://www.cockos.com/reaper/download-old-0x.php
Newer versions are not free.
For me it seems to be much more advanced than Audacity and Kristal Audio Engine.
It handles most media formats as wav, mp3, midi, etc.
It supports ASIO 2 drivers
VST, DX and DXi plugins are also supported.

The VST handling in Reaper is excellent. Easy to "connect" plug-ins on tracks (pre, and post recording and pre or post fader) and you see the "instrument panel" of the plug-in with all function buttons etc.
And Reaper has a very good "library" function to show all VST(I)and DX(I) plug-ins that it finds on PC harddisk
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ASIO 2 driver for low latency

Postby Kalle_in_Sweden » September 4th, 2006, 3:17 am

To get a low track-to-track delay (latency) when recording with KAE and Reaper 0,999 (and most other recording SW) you need an ASIO 2 driver.
ASIO4ALL 2.7 http://www.asio4all.com/ is a free and good driver working with most soundcards.
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Re: Just to get you started...bunches of free stuff

Postby Misanthrope » February 6th, 2007, 5:44 am

Nick wrote:You'll need drums.

http://www.leafdigital.com/software/leafdrums/

LeafDrums isn't free, it's a no-limits trial then it's $30. It's as good as free, but only for a month :wink:

It's very basic, but a lot of people use Hammerhead which is free.

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Postby Nick » February 6th, 2007, 7:00 am

Been here a year and he's correcting his elders.... 8)

I stand corrected. Hammerhead is really good too. I forgot about that.
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may you can help mic problem

Postby jasonggabbott » January 8th, 2008, 5:18 pm

I use audacity and my guitar works fine but i plug in the microphone and it doesnt work???
help please

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Re: may you can help mic problem

Postby hueseph » January 9th, 2008, 8:28 am

jasonggabbott wrote:I use audacity and my guitar works fine but i plug in the microphone and it doesnt work???
help please


More info please. Soundcard? You're plugging your mic into what? Also, you might get more responses if you create a new thread.

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Re: Just to get you started...bunches of free stuff

Postby Misanthrope » January 9th, 2008, 8:42 am

Reaper's been updated too - Reaper 2. The 0.999 version is still free, version two is unrestricted shareware so you can give it a thorough workout before you splash the minute $50 for non-commercial, $225 for commercial. They're all good, but version 2 really rocks.

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Re: Just to get you started...bunches of free stuff

Postby muchojackdaniels » February 25th, 2008, 2:02 pm

Don't spend a lot of money, but I think no should spend their time learning the software that is not use in the industry frequently. If you buy the popular sound cards like DigiDesign and M-Audio, they all come with the software that are worth waisting your time on them.

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Postby Scrybe » March 11th, 2008, 4:37 pm

Ra Er Ga.

Ninjazz have SuperChops.

http://www.blipfoto.com/Scrybe

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Postby Nick » August 11th, 2008, 6:47 am

http://www.wavosaur.com/

http://www.dreamvortexstudio.co.uk/5627/

http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

This one is about $50 US but it is an excellent tool:

http://www.download.com/ACID-Music-Stud ... 98422.html

I really like the new Magix editor Music Studio. It has a boat load of features including pitch correction for about $50
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Postby Moonrider » July 9th, 2009, 8:05 pm

JWmartin posted this in another thread, but it's a good'un to add to the list!
http://www.yohng.com/bass.html
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