This guide will cover the basic use and features of Audacity, GarageBand and FL Studio 20 which are available for free. Audacity and Garageband allow the user to record, edit and mix audio. Garageband features music production with virtual instruments and an extensive loop library. FL Studio is a robust production program with a large sample library and professional grade arranging and mixing features. Helpful videos and articles on the topic will be provided. Holders of a valid PPLD library card account can access professional online tutorials at Lynda.com.