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==Commercial Software Packages==
 
==Commercial Software Packages==
 
* [http://www.digidesign.com/ Pro Tools] The industry standard for all audio production
 
* [http://www.digidesign.com/ Pro Tools] The industry standard for all audio production
 
* [http://www.flstudio.com/ FLStudio] (Formerly known as Fruity Loops) is a complex yet fairly easy to use package
 
* [http://www.flstudio.com/ FLStudio] (Formerly known as Fruity Loops) is a complex yet fairly easy to use package
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* [http://www.synapse-audio.com/ Orion] Similar to FLStudio, but more easily accessible for newcomers.
 
* [http://www.cakewalk.com/ CakeWalk]
 
* [http://www.cakewalk.com/ CakeWalk]
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* [http://www.reaper.fm/ Reaper]
 
* [http://www.steinberg.de/ Steinberg Cubase]
 
* [http://www.steinberg.de/ Steinberg Cubase]
 
* [http://www.sonymediasoftware.com/products/soundforgefamily.asp Sound Forge] audio editor
 
* [http://www.sonymediasoftware.com/products/soundforgefamily.asp Sound Forge] audio editor
 
* [http://www.sonymediasoftware.com/products/acidfamily.asp ACID] loop-based production
 
* [http://www.sonymediasoftware.com/products/acidfamily.asp ACID] loop-based production
 
* [http://www.adobe.com/products/audition/ Adobe Audition] Record, Mix, Edit and Master Program
 
* [http://www.adobe.com/products/audition/ Adobe Audition] Record, Mix, Edit and Master Program
* [http://www.propellerheads.se/ Reason]
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* [http://www.propellerheads.se/ Reason] Music Sequencer, includes Synths (with many sound patches), Loops, Samplers,Mixers,Effects, and more!
 
* [http://www.makemusic.com/ Finale]
 
* [http://www.makemusic.com/ Finale]
  
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* [http://audacity.sourceforge.net/about/?lang=en Audacity] audio editor for PC, Mac, and Linux
 
* [http://audacity.sourceforge.net/about/?lang=en Audacity] audio editor for PC, Mac, and Linux
 
* [http://www.goldwave.com/ Goldwave] audio editing
 
* [http://www.goldwave.com/ Goldwave] audio editing
* [http://lmms.sourceforge.net/ LMMS] alternative to FL Studio Free! Don't let the name fool you, there is an installer for windows available (Linux Multi Media Studio)
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* [http://lmms.sourceforge.net/ LMMS] (free) alternative to FL Studio! Don't let the name fool you, there's an installer for Windows available (Linux Multi Media Studio)
 
* [http://www.wavosaur.com/ Wavosaur] free audio editor great for sound looping (Only available for Windows PC)
 
* [http://www.wavosaur.com/ Wavosaur] free audio editor great for sound looping (Only available for Windows PC)
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* [http://www.anvilstudio.com/ Anvil Studio] a free MIDI Sequencer. Windows Only.
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* [http://synthfont.com/index.html SynthFont] a free SoundFont-based MIDI player - regardless if you own a SoundBlaster Card - Supports WAV exports (per-track, and as whole audio), and support for VST Instruments
  
 
==Links of Interest==
 
==Links of Interest==
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* http://www.synthzone.com/
 
* http://www.synthzone.com/
 
* [http://www.hitsquad.com/smm/win95/SOFTWARE_SYNTHESIZERS/ Large list of software synthesizers] (shareware, free and demo)
 
* [http://www.hitsquad.com/smm/win95/SOFTWARE_SYNTHESIZERS/ Large list of software synthesizers] (shareware, free and demo)
 
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* [http://www.hammersound.net/cgi-bin/soundlink.pl SoundFont Collection] Free SoundFont Banks
==Example Music==
 
Here is a [http://www.orst.edu/~holtt/CrateBarrelLoop2.mp3 short music bit] (dead link) created from just HL2 metal and wood impact sounds plus the Combine Wall move sounds.  Composed in Fruity Loops --[[User:Holtt|Holtt]] 16:20, 15 Feb 2006 (PST)
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 19:06, 15 April 2019

Commercial Software Packages

Shareware and Freeware Software Package

  • Audacity audio editor for PC, Mac, and Linux
  • Goldwave audio editing
  • LMMS (free) alternative to FL Studio! Don't let the name fool you, there's an installer for Windows available (Linux Multi Media Studio)
  • Wavosaur free audio editor great for sound looping (Only available for Windows PC)
  • Anvil Studio a free MIDI Sequencer. Windows Only.
  • SynthFont a free SoundFont-based MIDI player - regardless if you own a SoundBlaster Card - Supports WAV exports (per-track, and as whole audio), and support for VST Instruments

Links of Interest