01-19-2010 09:22 AM
01-19-2010 10:29 AM
Since you need and audio interface and recording software, something like the Digidesign Mbox 2 would get you moving in the right direction. You'll need to make sure your computer is compatible with Pro Tools first, but that's what I would recommend.
01-19-2010 12:11 PM
with the understanding that if you want to switch DAW software, you'll need to start all over and buy all new hardware too.
01-19-2010 12:38 PM
01-19-2010 12:44 PM
"If i were going to record my acoustic guitar to my computer. What computer software would i use?" my buddy Theo.
01-19-2010 01:24 PM
Why is that? I've used Digi hardware with other software before. Granted, Digi's drivers aren't as good as other interfaces, but it still works. You could make the same argument that if the OP buys a PreSonus interface, he'll have to re-buy hardware if he wants to switch to PT, too.
01-20-2010 04:34 AM
I had understood that Digi-based hardware is tightly coupled with the software and vice versa. Maybe it's more the other direction though - that ProTools will not work on non-ProTools interfaces.
Either way, I think less flexibility is not a good thing.
01-20-2010 04:36 AM
If he just wants to get ideas down he could very easily with Audacity and a USB microphone like some of the ones from Blue.
01-20-2010 05:10 AM
, but I've used them on a Mac with Logic quite a bit, and they work okay. Can't speak to the PC folks, though.
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