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  • Record MIDI input from physical MIDI instruments
  • Use MIDI instruments
  • Export to mp3 or other common audio format
  • Open audio files and include in project
  • Multiple audio tracks
  • Change track volume
  • Under $30

Optional(but nice)

  • Free
  • Edit recorded MIDI
  • Open/load MIDI form file
  • Download and use MIDI instruments
  • Record MIDI input from virtual keyboard
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Does it have to be free? And if not, what's your maximum budget? – nidunc May 3 '14 at 21:50
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There is a cross-platform application named LMMS (Linux Multimedia Studio):

  • runs on Windows too despite its name
  • free and open-source
  • it has MIDI support
  • can export to ogg and wav
  • can include audio files (probably only ogg and wav)
  • it has a gallery of ogg samples and instruments
  • multiple tracks with independent volume
  • supports VST plugins

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