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. REAPER Power!: The Comprehensive Guide 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 CD 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!