REAPER Power! from Course Technology and written by Geoffrey Francis opens the lid on REAPER and helps readers discover the real power of this incredible DAW software for recording, editing and mixing audio, and MIDI. Among other topics, it shows readers how to get the best out of REAPER's supplied plug-ins, how to use the program's unique channel splitting and routing capabilities to best advantage, and how to customize the program to make it really fly and be responsive to your individual recording needs. Best of all, the book's companion disc contains more than 100 REAPER project files that demonstrate real-life examples of the many techniques explained in the book so you can test your skills right away as you learn them. The companion disc even includes a fully functional evaluation copy of REAPER so you can get started right away.
REAPER is an astoundingly powerful but also astonishingly low-priced alternative to more "traditional" DAW software. REAPER incorporates all sorts of tools that make your recording and post-production experiences as pain-free, productive, fast, and enjoyable as possible. You just have to understand what they are, how they work, and how you can use them. Above all, you need to understand how they can be made to work together to help you really bring out the best in your musical creations.
About the Author: Geoffrey studied audio production at Sydney' s Professional Audio School under the expert and experienced guidance of Terry Farrell. He graduated with honours in 1991. Specialising in the arrangement, production and recording of acoustic music he ran a successful studio in Sydney. In 1996 he moved to Tasmania, an island whose magnificent wilderness and pristine environment has inspired him to new directions in musical production and recording. Since 2007 he has been providing documentation for REAPER. His publications include Up and Running: A REAPER User Guide and ReaMix: Breaking the Barriers with REAPER.