What is the best Digital audio workstation for newbies?

Jonathan H asked: i want to make tracks from pre recorded loops installed on the program however i dont know which one to get. i like garageband on macs however i no longer can use macs and im on windows vista i dont want to use real instruments to make my music all i want [...]

Which Digital Audio Workstation should I get?

Frisbeeguy22 asked: I’m looking to getting a Digital Audio Workstation to create some music. I’m not a super pro with computers or anything, but I’m a music major so I know my way around music. All I want is a program where I can take the midi’s I create with notation software, and [...]