Working with audio files and creating music at a professional level is definitely a job that requires specialized tools as well as a high degree of knowledge in the domain. Among the most powerful utilities that can be utilized for this you will find Pro Tools M-Powered.
Feature-rich audio recorder, editor and mixer
Especially designed to work with M-Audio hardware interfaces, this software program has a plethora of functions that enable you to record, edit and mix audio, to name only a few basic features. More Info »
The capabilities of this program are extensive and include advanced MIDI sequencing, loads of effects, and virtual instruments. Pro Tools M-Powered also comes with a "Score editor" to help you when it comes to music notation.
Attractive interface with many plugins and effects
The interface provides quick access to all the functions and even if it is created with efficiency in mind, the eye-candy elements are not absent.
One of the strong points of Pro Tools M-Powered is the impressive collection of plugins and effects that allow you to create music using innovative virtual instruments.
The mixing, editing and recording features are off the charts. For example, you can work with a staggering amount of 48 stereo tracks simultaneously, all stereo and in 16 or 24-bit digital audio format.
There are several looping tools to be found in the package and you can also handle the pitch of any part of the audio track, thanks to the "Elastic Pitch" transposing function. A similar option exists for manipulating the tempo and it is called "Elastic Time".