Can anybody help on choice for DAW software for Win-7 x64 ?

Discussion in 'Mixing & Editing' started by cloche, Mar 5, 2010.

  1. cloche

    cloche Guest

    Hello,
    I've been using with very great satisfaction Syntrillium CoolEdit 2000 for a long time, but now that for other reasons I changed my hardware platform and adopted Windows-7 x64, this software is not compatible any more.
    Though I could run it with the "XP-Mode" virtualization, I'd prefer to direct myself to a newer software.
    My budget is extremely limited, since I perform Waveform editing by passion, for personal use (and for some of my friends), and not by profession.
    Currently I'm examining the following unes:
    - Reaper
    - Audacity
    - Traverso
    - LMMS (linux MultiMedia System - ported for windows)

    Can somebody provide some advices?

    Thanks in advance,

    regards
     
  2. TheJackAttack

    TheJackAttack Moderator Resource Member

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    See my response in your other post.
    http://recording.org/budget-gear/40512-advice-daw-software-wav-editing-mixing-run-win-7-x64-2.html#post343596
     
  3. AudioWonderland

    AudioWonderland Active Member

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    Reaper is my choice
     
  4. cloche

    cloche Guest

    I think it will be my choice too...

    Hi,
    after some tryout I'm getting more and more positively impressed by Reaper. I do think I'll stick on it.

    Regards
     
  5. drumist69

    drumist69 Active Member

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    Reaper kills. Never an issue, unlimited tracks, unlimited effects per track (up to what you PC can handle). My Windows XP PC, which is about 4 years old or so, can handle about 26-30 tracks in Reaper, with pretty heavy effects before it starts glitching out. Its a no brainer to me...Andy
     
  6. Seph

    Seph Guest

    Reaper is fantastic but if you get it, go for Nuendo
    It rules.
     

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