Songwriting Resources

DAWs, instruments, effects, oh my!

  1. Kiyoteru
    Actually Free
    LMMS
    GarageBand (Comes with OSX)

    Free Versions
    Podium
    MuLab
    Studio One Prime
    Reaper
    Tracktion T6
    Ohm Studio

    Extremely Cheap
    Ardour ($1)

    Now we're getting into commercial DAWs. Read about editions and features carefully before making a purchase.

    Less than $100

    Mixcraft
    Renoise
    Reason Essentials

    $100-$300
    FL Studio
    Logic Pro

    You might as well be a professional
    Cubase
    Pro Tools
    Reason
    Ableton Live
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