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Many people who purchase beat making software don't understand what they are getting themselves in to.  Once the software is installed, it begins to run slow or even freeze while they are trying to use it.  If this is you, then this article will give some ideas on what you should do (or should have done) to optimize your computer for audio production.

Optimize Your Computer for Audio Production - The Main Ingredient - The Computer

Your computer's abilities will definitely determine how you hip hop beat making software performs.  If you are using a computer that is more than a year old, chances are that your computer isn't ready for the higher end hip hop beat making software.  It may not even be ready for some of the low cost hip hop beat making solutions that are on the internet.  The best thing to do before your install your software is the read the computer requirements.  This will tell you the RAM, Hard Drive Space, and Processor speeds need to run the program effectively.  Keep in mind that these are minimal requirements, so it's best to have way more than what the system requirements say that you need.  On the other hand, if your computer does not meet these system requirements, you are in for a world of frustration and trouble.  If your hip hop beat making software has been running slow or freezing, start with the system requirements.

Optimize Your Computer for Audio Production - Get Rid of Programs that you are not using

A good hip hop beat maker will definitely use alot of your computer's resources.  To help your computer run your software, close any programs that may be open!  Make sure that the only thing running on computer is your hip hop beat making software.  Another good idea is to delete any programs that you don't use.  This will free up some more space for your hip hop beat making software.

Optimize Your Computer for Audio Production - Lower Your Video Settings

Since your are making audio, you don't necessarily need alot of rich visuals.  These visuals are using valuable computer resources that your beat making software could be using.  You can turn them back on whenever you are not using your beat making software.

Optimize Your Computer for Audio Production - Registry Cleaners and Anti-Virus Programs

Make sure that you have an up-to-date registry cleaner and anti-virus program.  As files are created and deleted on your computer, different entries to your computer's registry will be created.  Also, some internet viruses attack your system's registry and can cause your computer to run very slowly.  Make sure your anti-virus software and registry cleaners are up-to-date and set them to run a set schedule.  Once a week should be enough.

For more information and tips, visit www.makebeats4less.com.


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