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Best Sound Recording and Editing Apps

June 15, 2012 IADT General, IADT Nashville, Audio Production 0 Comments

Sound Recording AppsIf you’re in the market for the best sound recording and editing applications, there are a number of them to choose from that will fit your budget. Some free applications can be downloaded from websites such as CNET’s Download.com. These usually come with limited capabilities but can be useful for most sound recording and editing tasks.

If you’re looking for sound recording and editing applications to complete large-scale projects, there are professional applications such as Avid’s Pro Tools, Ableton Live, and Sound Forge that allow for extensive editing capabilities, effects processing, automated mixing, and extensive file exporting of your final project. These applications will turn your laptop, PC, or Mac into an affordable yet highly capable professional DAW (Digital Audio Workstation).

Avid’s Pro Tools is not only considered the best sound recording and editing software available, it’s the de facto industry standard for music, TV and film industries. Pro Tools allows you to create exceptional work utilizing the same software that your favorite recording artists and film score composers do in the industry.

If your project is on a much more modest scale, then recording and audio production freeware is the way to go. You may have to download few applications to get the job done, but you can’t beat the price. These applications offer a myriad of choices in recording and editing capabilities. Some applications specialize in recording multiple audio tracks to create your own songs. Others allow you to edit your digital audio files, such as WAV and MP3 files, and mix various audio files with effects and audio enhancing plug-ins, which can add just the right amount of production shine.

With all these options available, novice and professional sound technicians can create high-quality recording projects both easily and efficiently. Learn more about sound recording and editing technology in an audio production degree program.

This article is presented by IADT-Nashville. Contact us if you’re interested in developing marketable knowledge and career-relevant skills with an industry-current degree program from IADT-Nashville.


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