Producing music is a very involved process that involves a lot of careful planning and calculation, revisions, and much more. Everything that is involved in the creation of music is a part of music production. Because of how complex the process can be, music producers and enthusiasts rely on different software to help with the production process. The range of software available can be confusing, especially if you do not already have an established workflow. Let’s look at the production software that you can use to get started today.
Avid Pro Tools
Avid Pro Tools has become the standard for music production in different industries. The software is so popular that numerous Hollywood soundtracks are made using this digital audio workstation. Avid Pro Tools gives you lots of DSP systems and audio interfaces so you can establish a workflow that allows you to be productive in your own way. It also includes effects, different instruments, filters, and other audio tools. There is also a healthy ecosystem of plugins for this DAW. You can get the Flex, Studio, or Artist versions of Avid Pro Tools, all at different price points and with different features.
Auto-Tune Hybrid is a real-time vocal tuning software for Avid DSP hardware and Pro Tools. In addition to auto-tune pitch collections, the software also provides vocal effects and granular control over vocals in its Advanced mode.
Those who are looking for total control can use the available Avid DSP’s power for recording with near-zero latency. You can also switch to native processing on Pro Tools and be assured that while this software is quite powerful, it does not put much strain on your CPU.
You can choose the perpetual license so that you only pay for the software and additional add-ons once. You can also subscribe to Auto-Tune Hybrid to get the software plus other add-ons like additional plug-ins, free upgrades, and numerous tutorials and guides.
FL Studio Producer
FL Studio has always been one of the top music production pieces of software for EDM producers. When EDM became popular a few years back, the popularity of FL Studio skyrocketed in tandem and is now used by numerous producers, from enthusiasts to professionals. People love this software because of its simple workflow that allows much flexibility so you can produce music how you know best. It also comes with effects, samples, and sounds that can get you started very quickly.
FL Studio also gives you the flexibility to experiment, make mistakes and correct them which is what endears it to enthusiasts and makes it one of the production software many professionals start with.
You can choose the unlimited free trial or make a one-time payment to get everything the software comes with plus a lifetime of upgrades.
Depending on your skill level and what your workflow entails, you can choose from any of the three production software we have discussed above. All have different features and focus on doing what they were made for both enthusiasts and professionals really well.