I just got an electric piano/synthesizer with a MIDI cable output and would like to get some software that will allow me to record what I play, add some effects, and overlay multiple tracks to make/mix my own music. I'm an absolute beginner at all this and don't know where to start. There seem to be a ton of high-end professional packages out there like ProTools and FL Studio, but I just want something basic to get started. Free software would be preferable, but I don't mind spending up to $60 or so for something that's good. Please let me know if you have any suggestions. Thanks!

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Pro Tools First is free and Garage band is good if you have an apple device. Most popular programs have a free version I think.

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