I’ll try to keep this short and sweet just a series of links to free and or free to use software for beginners.
Reaper – Free to use but after 60 days it will be the best $60 you ever spend.
Perfect for Mac or Windows
Record Audio and Midi – Piano Roll and a secret ingredient called Sequencer Megababy.
FX:VST3 support, sample-accurate automation for VST3 and JSFX, FX browser improvements.
Notation editor: NEW in 5.20 – Compose and edit MIDI as musical notation, or view and edit recorded MIDI. Flexible mouse editing, key signatures, multiple clefs, dynamics, voices, lyrics, tuplets, articulation, ornaments, slurs, and more.
- MT Power Drum Kit – Acoustic drums with midi – it’s free but if you use it on a regular basis you should donate and help them continue. Perfect for the beginner. Download for free here – DOWNLOAD
- T. Rex 606: You’ll need to scroll down to find the link(you’ll find other VST’s here as well) – Click Here