Here we will look into some of the top audio recording software that’s available. Some of the programs are free and others can run on the expensive side, but to the professional that’s serious about music, it’s worth the cost.
Audio Recording Software: Audacity
Audacity offers the simplistic feature of dragging and dropping video files as it extracts the audio. This audio recording software is deemed powerful and also user friendly, so you don’t have to be a professional to utilize all the features of this audio recording software. For free audio recording software this program still has respect from those that have given it a try and called it one of the best sources for digital audio editors available. This software gives the user the ability to capture sound through auxiliary source and can enable the user to digitize recordings from tapes, records or from a MIDI device.
The editing features for this audio recording software provide the user with the tools needed for editing, mixing, cropping, cross fading, noise reduction and effects such as echo, fade, modulation, normalization, reverse and tempo. The primary function for this audio recording software is editing sound files. The downside for the audacity software is it lacks any publishing options. Even though audacity is free software, you’re still able to find support for this program online from the FAQ section on the programs website, free tutorials and various forums. This software is used for audio engineering and recording.
Logic Express is audio software that comes with a high price tag and is designed especially for MAC users. Logic express has more features, tools and functionalities than most audio recording software and doubles as a writing studio, expressing in musical notation and guitar tabs. The standout features for this software is that it’s built to be compatible with Apogee, Euphonix and other third party hardware manufacturers. Logic Express also features intuitive track layering, mixing and over-dubbing , guitar effects and amp design suite featuring optional tab expression. Logic express also offers a drum replacer and splice free tool. Logic express is currently being sold for 199$ straight from the manufacturers website or from other websites that specialize in software.
Sound Forge/ Acid Pro 7- Worthy Audio Recording Software:
Sound forge audio recording software by Sony places an equal emphasis on editing tasks that include restoring audio, reducing noise, repairing sound quality and refining tracks. This audio recording software is organized and intuitive enough that its simplistic visual capabilities don’t impact the overall performance or quality of finished tracks. The standout features for this audio recording software is the disc-at once CD recording, wide spread video support, bath conversation functionality, stereo and multichannel recording. Sound forge also offers a versatile program compatible with most audio file formats.
This audio recording software is compatible with most audio and video formats but lacks many of the line-in/line-out features to make it the ideal program for recording studio hardware and external MIDI devices. Not so suitable for the professional but more fitting for the amateur. Sound forge is currently sold for the price of 69.99$
Acid Pro 7 audio recording software has fast become a favorite of music producers, keeping it’s past functionality with new features such as industry leading loop based music production, support for FLAC, AAC, AC-3 studio and MPEG 2 file with comprehensive MIDI support.
This audio recording software allows the user to perform multitrack recordings, 5.1 surround sound mixing and MIDI sequencing. Acid pro 7 is one of the best programs at creating loop-based tracks and being one of the first audio recording software programs to introduce loop- based music production. Acid Pro 7 is currently for sale for the price of 299$.
Most audio recording software has free thirty day trials available on the manufacturer’s website. Trying out several different types of audio recording software is a great way to find the right software that has everything you need and that can work with your level of experience.
There are also several free audio recording software programs, but if you’re someone that is serious about your music, you’re going to want to pay for a quality program as well as take the time to try out new programs to find the right fit for you and your music.
You can also find audio recording software sold at more affordable prices on sites such as Amazon.com or even eBay, where you’ll find new or used copies.
By: Amy D. Hartwell
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