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I've been looking for some programs that could layer audio files, so I could play a couple different voices on my guitar and put them together into one song. There isn't any other classical guitarists around my area (except my two professors) so if I want to make a duo, trio, quartet, I've got to do it myself. Mostly though, I just want to experiment.

So I look around for a program that could do that (first Windows Movie Maker. Didn't work at all). Nothing I found was free or simple.

Anybody know of a simple, free program like that? And for Windows.

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I'm wondering what search terms you were using - this is a huge area, so there are a large number of free applications to do this sort of thing. –  Dr Mayhem Aug 7 at 7:56
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This should probably be migrated to Software Recommendations. –  fNek Aug 7 at 9:34
    
"so if I want to make a duo, trio, quartet, I've got to do it myself." Well, it certainly worked well for Danny Elfman. –  Pharap Aug 7 at 11:53
    
@fNek where would that be? –  Zack Aug 7 at 17:50
    
@Zack softwarerecs.stackexchange.com - but only a moderator can do that –  fNek Aug 8 at 6:16

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If you want to do free live software looping I would suggest the Mobius looper: http://www.circularlabs.com

If you want to layer audio files and loop them for free, I would suggest Audacity: http://audacity.sourceforge.net

For hardware and for paid software I would have other suggestions.

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+1 for Audacity –  jeroen_de_schutter Aug 7 at 7:11
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another +1 on the Audacity. Best free piece of audio software I've know. For non-free (but very cheap), easy software: check out Reaper! –  Recipe Aug 7 at 11:21

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