How to choose the right audio editing software
Audio editing software allows you to record and edit sounds in a simple and straightforward way.
No matter what your needs are, whether you're searching for an audio program to create podcasts or have an old collection of vinyl records that you want to digitize to re-establish, audio software has the tools to help.
Not only are they easy to use, but most audio editors can restore bad recordings to better quality. Many of the top-rated audio programs reviewed in this review can be used to remove undesirable sounds like click pops, hiss, pops, or pops.
For podcasters, audio editing programs can be a great tool. You can record up to two sources of sound with most sound editors. A sound editor program is much easier than a digital sound worker (DAW).
All you need is a USB microphone, an audio editor, something to say and you'll be ready to record a podcast.
You can find more information about podcasting and sound editors in our other articles.
While audio editing software may look identical to DAWs in appearance, they are actually two separate units. DAWs can simultaneously record an unlimited number of sound sources. DAWs can also provide many effects, plugins, virtual tools, and other resources to aid in the creation of music.
DAWs come with a disadvantage: even preliminary versions are expensive when compared to professional audio editing programs. The minimum price for a preliminary DAW version is $100. Expert-level sound editors can be bought for as low as $50.
You might be looking for an expert-grade DAW. These can range from $550 to over $650, and eat up significant storage space on your computer. A sound editorial manager will not allow this.
You can also visit our Recording Studio Software Website to see additional recording options.
How does it work?
It's not easy to navigate the complex world of music licensing. To avoid legal problems, it is important to be aware of your rights when downloading music.
It is better to be safe than sorry. You should always check with the artist if you are unsure if a piece of music is allowed to be used in your explainer video. They'll let you know if it's okay or if written permission is required.
You can freely download most of the music found on the sites mentioned here under a Creative Commons License. However, there are many Creative Commons licenses that you can choose from with different requirements.
Here are five you'll often see:
CC0 is totally free. You can use, remix, share, or do whatever you like to this track without crediting the artist.
CC BY: Attribution. This may be used in any way you wish, but it must include an attribution link to the original artist.
CC BY-SA: SharingAlike You can make any music that is licensed under this license.
CC BY-NC: This is a noncommercial license. The artist has not given permission to use the track for any purpose other than monetary gain.
CC-BY-ND: NonDerivative. This track cannot be used in a video without the written permission of the artist.
There are many other Creative Commons licenses. Wikipedia provides a useful listing that lists the seven most common Creative Commons licenses as well as some less-used options.