Thursday, February 19, 2009

4 Free Recording Apps For Windows

Hey guys! I know that a getting a good DAW program can be hard. Pro tools is the standard but there are a lot of people who use everything from Cubase to Audition. Even though those are good programs, they can be expensive to someone just starting out in the game. I dug around and found 4 free recording programs that you can use forever or just until you decide to drop big bucks on something else. One more note, if you like what I do, please click the ads on the side, it helps me make ends meet!

1 - Quartz Audio Master

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Quartz Studio Free is an easy to use multi-track digital audio recorder, perfect for quick creation of music tracks or audio assembly and…. Free ! Moreover, it features the basic functionalities required to use the Digital Sound Planet Virtual Studios - also Freely available registering on the Digital Sound Planet site. The program also includes, among other features, 4+2 audio tracks, real-time processing effects (Reverb et Chorus) on each track, along with volume and pan, audio track data editing functions, a spacialization interface, Skin change, etc

2 - tracAxPC

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TrakAx empowers you to create professional music and video mixes in an easy-to-use and fun environment. Whether you are creating a music track for your MySpace page or a video for YouTube, TrakAxPC is the most powerful FREE application on the web.” Features include beat matching, a drag-and-drop interface for mixing and adjusting tracks, and video editing features. Audio formats supported include WAV, MP3, OGG, and WMA.’s website is very slick. If the software is comparable, it may just deserve a place in your software toolkit. It may be a great DAW to get started on. The site also sells royalty-free loops, beats and tracks for a price.

3 - Audacity

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This is a fairly well known free open source program. Check out the site for all the info. I used to use this a long time ago, so trust me, it's a good investment. Oh wait, it's free!!

4 - KRISTAL Audio Engine

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KRISTAL Audio Engine is a powerful multi-track recorder, audio sequencer and mixer - ideal for anyone wanting to get started with recording, mixing and mastering digital audio. It is designed as a modular system. The main application provides a mixing console, while the audio sequencer, live audio input and so on are loaded as separate Plug-Ins

Thats it for today! Check back for more soon!!


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