Digital Audio Editor
Audacity is a free easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder.
I use it to edit audio.
For studio recordings. A trusted favourite that works with my voice.
Zoom H4N Pro
On location and in studio it is a robust portable recording device.
KRK Rokit 5
Have been using the classic series for many years.
Canva is an online powerhouse of design. Free and paid. For novice and professional.
For music, sound effects, graphics, video footage and templates.
I use them mostly for graphic elements. They used to be pretty good.
Now that photography is very popular there is an abundance of images.
There are many of these free libraries around both for personal and commercial use.
Unsplash, Pexels, Pixabay and others.