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What Digital Audio Workstation Songwriting Software Should I Get?

March 10th, 2013 by

Digital Audio Workstation Songwriting Software

What is a Digital Audio Workstation Songwriting Software?

The digital audio workstation, also known as DAW, is used by recording artist and producer to record, edit and play back digital audio. The DAW consists of four basic components. If you are serious you will need to get some sort of digital audio workstation songwriting software.

The first item in the system is a computer. This can be MAC or PC depending on the user’s preference.

The second piece of the system is the sound converter/audio interface. This converts the analog sound to digital.

The third component is the software. The software provides a GUI that allows the user to work with the digital audio sounds.

Finally, there is a requirement for some sort of input device. This can range from a mouse, to MIDI keyboard, microphone or musical instrument.

For the best quality sound the computer needs a good sound card; along with a program that allow for editing and processing the audio. The range of software programs vary depending on the features available. The program could be a simple sound editor all the way up to a complete software suite.  (more…)

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