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CD-DA X-Tractor is a fantastic open source development project that includes a ripper and incorporates the latest LAME mp3 converter. Ability to encode to the OGG Vorbis format is also provided.
Some very nice free plugins.
Not Free but inexpensive and awesome vocal effect.
Easy way to get professional sounding vocals.
Highly Recommended! Free Vocal Magic demo.
Audacity - Free open source editing and multitrack software. No track limits (which is great) but no midi support.
Kristal - Probably the best free multi-track audio recording software that you can find. ASIO and VST FX support,16 audio track limit, no midi support.
Quartz Audio Master Free - Is a 4 audio track software with midi. You can purchase more audio tracks and it has excellent guides to learn how to use the software.
Anvil Studio - freeware multi-track audio and midi.
SIR Reverb - An excellent reverb that's free and free is goooood..
Spin Audio - Some excellent free effect plugins.
FREEVERB - , Easy to use and nice sounding free verb.
Specter - This is a DirectX based audio-spectrum visualizer.