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recording & editingThe only difference for recording is bit depth and sample rate supported. Otherwise the results are identical no matter which program you use. Some programs will only record at 16 bit, some will record 24 bit into floating point format files. A few will record 24 bit but only as 24 bit integer.16 bits is CD quality. The recording will not sound different if at a greater bit depth. However, if you are going to do much in the way of post recording processing, floating point (most often referred to as 32 bit) is best for your working files, 24 bit integer is better than 16 bit.44.1kHz sample rate is CD quality. Again, that is generally as good as it gets as far as the sound you can get from playback. There may be minor considerations to record at a higher sample rate but the major one is that your final product is for that market, e.g. the recording is to produce DVD-A or SACD rather than CDEditing software is quite varied. What you intend, or need, to do is important to establish unless you have a lot of money to spend. Some professionals consider "editing" to be fairly simple manipulations such as cut, paste, and amplify. More extensive transform applications fall under the heading of mixing and mastering. So, do you have any idea what you intend to do with you recordings?Audition is probably the best you can buy, at least without getting into a lot more money. It does all editing as well as complete mixing and mastering. It can be expanded quite a bit with plug-ins from many sources. It will also let you record in just about any format you might consider.
Well I pretty much want a program were I can record, then it should have a good system of cutting and pasting, then preferably to have like a pitch nob, so I can screw it or whatever. Then after that to import it into fruity loops.money doesnt matter right now, just need to know which programs are great for this
now could you also say which one you prefer though because I have like no idea were to even start
I agree about AA2. Been using it for voiceover since it was Cool Edit 98. However, it has become a memory hog.
the only time AA 2.0 gets too hoggy on the CPU (in my studio) is when i start adding real verbs/plugs that are cpu intensive, I can usually set the verb how I want it set then use "freeze" track to conserve the cpu and it works.
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