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    I am looking for software I can download for free and record vocals. I don't play any instruments (not well enough anyway) so I just want to record vocals so I don't need anything fancy. Additionally I am not great with tech stuff so I am looking something an everyday computer user can operate.

    I have been using audacity, but I want something more updated. If anyone can recommend something please let me know.
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    I would recommend Ableton Live Lite. It's free. There's limitations on the free version, but it's fully working and capable: https://www.ableton.com/en/products/live-lite/

    I'm bias because I own Ableton Live Suite, but I have owned other software. Previous to Ableton I used Logic for a good 10 years. But as anyone who has seen the light will tell you ... Ableton is awesome, and allows for more creativity than any other daw possible; apart from Renoise, but you wouldn't be interested in that, it's a tracker.

    Anyway, enough of the rambling. I've had a little too much weed.
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    (Original post by cascadingstylez)
    I would recommend Ableton Live Lite. It's free. There's limitations on the free version, but it's fully working and capable: https://www.ableton.com/en/products/live-lite/

    I'm bias because I own Ableton Live Suite, but I have owned other software. Previous to Ableton I used Logic for a good 10 years. But as anyone who has seen the light will tell you ... Ableton is awesome, and allows for more creativity than any other daw possible; apart from Renoise, but you wouldn't be interested in that, it's a tracker.

    Anyway, enough of the rambling. I've had a little too much weed.

    Awesome thanks I'll check it out
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    I do use Adobe sound booth, works well for me
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    audacity is a fab tool, just make sure you set the program to record through your external mic, not another source. You can easily chose what the program records from and also what it plays the audio from.

    I would definitely recommend Audacity, i use it to split music files into induvidual tracks. My school use it for sound editing. Its good for begginers and also has a lot of complicated stuff for people to use.

    Im no IT specialist but know how simple things work.

    I tried recording my keyboard to payer different sounds but it wouldnt work, Im not sure how i can do it
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    (Original post by vmama)
    I do use Adobe sound booth, works well for me

    Is this available for free?
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    (Original post by ontrack7)
    I am looking for software I can download for free and record vocals. I don't play any instruments (not well enough anyway) so I just want to record vocals so I don't need anything fancy. Additionally I am not great with tech stuff so I am looking something an everyday computer user can operate.

    I have been using audacity, but I want something more updated. If anyone can recommend something please let me know.
    If you're on a mac, Garageband can be used and comes free. It's got lots of good features for newbies. Otherwise, while not free, Mixcraft is like a simplified Cubase, but I would suggest getting either Cubase or ProTools because it's something that you'll be able to use in the future for years. Most DAWs are very similar, and can give out the same results, just through different workflows. The computer you use for it will reflect the size and complexity of the project you can create - this is the same no matter which program you use.
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    (Original post by XMaramena)
    If you're on a mac, Garageband can be used and comes free. It's got lots of good features for newbies. Otherwise, while not free, Mixcraft is like a simplified Cubase, but I would suggest getting either Cubase or ProTools because it's something that you'll be able to use in the future for years. Most DAWs are very similar, and can give out the same results, just through different workflows. The computer you use for it will reflect the size and complexity of the project you can create - this is the same no matter which program you use.

    I don't have mac, so unfortunately I wont be able to try his but thanks
 
 
 
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