What are the best Lo-Fi hip hop beat makers?

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    #1Soundtrap

    Soundtrap

    Soundtrap is an online application that lets you record your musical creations with your device's microphone. You are allowed to explore an extensive compilation of sound effects and melodic patterns while having access to almost every platform available both mobile and for PC.

    Online Tools

    Free- Varies by plan

    Lori Hudson
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "Ever since I heard the live 24/7 chill lofi music on YouTube, I've always wanted to make one of my own. And Soundtrap is great because first of all, it is free. And it is online so it doesn't have to be installed."
  2. 13

    #2FL Studio

    FL Studio
    FL Studio is a Digital Audio Workstation developed by Image Line Software BVBA. This software features a multi-track recording, sequencing capabilities, and other music-mixing effects. It also has a customizable virtual keyboard and drum.
    Software

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    $99- Varies by plan

    Eduardo Rosas
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "I hope that FL would have a discounted deal this coming Black Friday because I badly wanted to make lo-fi beats using Fruity Loops Studio. 🙏"
  3. 8

    #3Ableton Live

    Ableton Live

    Ableton Live is a digital audio workstation (DAW) software program developed by Ableton for Windows and macOS. Released in February 2018, this software won the DJ Award for DJ Software Performance Tool.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $99- Varies by plan

    Liu Lee
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "I like ableton's interface because it is very easy to navigate and is very beginner-friendly. And now that I can say that I have an intermediate skill in music making, I won't ever leave Ableton. EVER."
  1. 3

    #4Logic Pro X

    Logic Pro X

    Logic Pro X is a music production software developed by Apple for songwriting, editing, and mixing. This software features the Smart Controls option for the interface, a track alternative feature, drums, synths, guitar and bass gear, etc.

    Software

    Mac

    $199.99

    Arjun Dutta
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "I think this is the same software that Jonas Blue used to make the song Perfect Strangers. How powerful this tool is to be capable of also making LoFi music. 👍"
  2. 3

    #5Avid Pro Tools

    Avid Pro Tools
    Avid Pro Tools is a digital audio workstation that has up to 128 audio tracks, 512 instrument or MIDI tracks, and over 60 plug-ins users can use to mix and edit audio. It was released by Avid and can be installed on Windows and macOS computers.
    Software

    Mac, Windows

    $24.92- Varies by plan

    Parakram Mehra
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "Can this also be installed on Linux operated PC?"
  3. 3

    #6Reason 10

    Reason 10
    Reason 10 is a digital audio workstation (DAW) music production software developed by Propellerheads which allows users to record, mix, and modify music with built-in collaboration tools and instrumental sounds and effects.
    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $399

    Liu Hou
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "I don't know why this software is on the lower half of the list when this is one of the great software I used when I started making my own music."
  4. 2

    #7Reaper

    Reaper

    Reaper is a digital audio production application that offers a full multitrack audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, mixing and mastering toolset, as well as an open-sourced compatibility with plugin formats.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $60- $225

    Aanya Tata
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "Is this DAW a little bit harder to use than Ableton? I have been an Ableton user for 2 years now and am looking for a new software to work with."
  5. 1

    #8Reaktor 6

    Reaktor 6

    Reaktor 6 is an audio sound plugin which features various synthesizers, sequencers, samplers, DSPs, modulars, and multi-effects. Developed by Native Instruments, Reaktor 6 includes primary and core macro libraries.

    Software

    Other Platform

    $199

    Dhruv Jain
    Written on November 15, 2018
    "When I bought my Komplete Kontrol, Reaktor is already included on the bundle of my purchase. Although I already have FL on my machine, I gave this a shot. Didn't disappoint, but needs a little more improvement tho."

Summary

Best What are the best Lo-Fi hip hop beat makers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1SoundtrapOnline Tools 14 Free
2FL StudioSoftware 13 Paid
3Ableton LiveSoftware 8 Paid
4Logic Pro XSoftware 3 Paid
5Avid Pro Tools Software 3 Paid
6Reason 10Software 3 Paid
7ReaperSoftware 2 Paid
8Reaktor 6Software 1 Paid
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