The Library has two iMac workstations dedicated to the Adobe suite of media editing software. These are located in the Creative Commons workroom. Programs include: Adobe Audition audio editor, Adobe Premier Pro video editor, Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe Prelude media ingest tool.
Access requires the same login used for your class. If you are not taking a class that requires Adobe, you will not have access.
Below are widely used open-source tools for recording and editing, along with some fun tools for composing music.
NOTE: Some of these tools contain .exe files. While these tools are well-known and well-policed, use caution.
Chordz and Chordit - Need to write or program an accompaniment to your sweet sweet melody? Try using Chordz or Chordit, with their virtual keyboard. Also available from GitHub
Chordify - Covering someone else's song? Copy and paste the URL of the song from YouTube, SoundCloud, or Deezer into Chordify to generate the chords in sheet music or tabs. Create an account to save your playlists.
Earslap - "procedural music, art, computation and some other things"
Seaquence - Interactive online or as an app, Seaquence allows you to create and combine "musical lifeforms" into dynamic compositions. The way each creature looks and sounds is determined by the step-sequencer pattern, and other parameters you can tweak including the audio waveform, octave, scale, melody, envelope, and volume.