I am becoming progressively less satisfied with my Sibelius 6 outputs (even with East West Quantum Leap Symphony Orchestra instruments) so am considering buying a midi/audio sequencing programme.
In terms of value for money it appears that REAPER is just the thing...and having read through the reviews it is very well thought of in the specialist magazines...it appears also to be fantastic value for money. However, having downloaded the trial version software (and its manual in PDF) and read through some of it (taken 2 hours so far) my mind has closed down of its own accord. It occurs to me that it will probably take 4 months of applied study to master the technicalities and, of course, this leads me to ask myself 'is it worth the time and effort?'
Any general comments/advice would be welcomed but also anything specific from existing REAPER users. (I'm off now to massage my brain to see if it can be kick-started back into operational mode).