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Essential tools for

Composers at any level

Serious composers and musicians use the best tools. Those professionals know that such tools are (literally) instruments of their success. Whether composing music for a quick web video or a feature film, quality tools can be an extension of your creativity. 

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Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) Software

Logic Pro

Apple’s Logic Pro has sophisticated tools for professional songwriting, editing, and mixing are built around a modern interface that’s designed to get creative results quickly and also deliver more power whenever it’s needed. Logic Pro X includes a massive collection of instruments, effects, and loops, providing a complete toolkit to create amazing-sounding music.


Steinberg Cubase is one of the most powerful music creation software packages in the world. With its unrivaled range of flexible tools, you can create any kind of music quickly and intuitively. It comes packed with a wide range of virtual instruments, effects and thousands of sounds. Whether you’re a professional composer or a music production beginner, Cubase provides you with everything you need for turning your ideas into music.

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Pro Tools

Avid Pro Tools redefined the music, film, and TV industry, providing everything you need to compose, record, edit, and mix audio—in the studio or in the cloud, from anywhere.

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Virtual Instrument Software

Spitfire Audio

Spitfire Audio works with the world’s best composers, producers, engineers and studios to create detailed, sophisticated and realistic recordings of instruments. Their virtual instruments and sample libraries enable you to perform and compose within your DAW (Digital Audio Workstation), offering you thousands of sounds at your fingertips for endless inspiration.

Strings that soar, woodwinds that dance, brass that commands and a full symphony orchestra of sounds at your fingertips — all expertly performed with musical articulations for real music played by real musicians.

Session Strings

Sessions Strings Pro is a library of virtual orchestral instruments by Native Instruments that allows you to control of an 11-piece ensemble, recorded with the utmost precision in four different settings for maximum flexibility and realism.

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