Can a single DAW really perform well on laptop, tablet and mobile phone?
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After almost a decade in the wilderness, the original loop-based sequencer is back. But is Acid still the best?
Acoustica’s alternative Windows DAW continues to evolve, with a new audio engine and some intriguing new features.
Bitwig Studio 2 blurs the lines between sequencer, synthesizer and DAW, with an advanced and very flexible modulation system.
Harrison’s Mixbus offers large–format console sound at a budget price, and the addition of MIDI and third–party plug–in support broaden its appeal considerably.
After a number of years in the wilderness, Tracktion is back with its second major update in just over 12 months.
With the DAW wars heating up, how are the major players tempting new users to buy into their wares?
Is Bitwig Studio's fresh take on clip-based music production different enough to tempt users away from established rivals?
If you find conventional DAWs intimidatingly complex or unaffordable, Tracktion could be the perfect alternative.
In the latest version of their flagship post-production software, Steinberg have applied some clever lateral thinking to loudness metering and ADR recording.
The key features of Acoustica’s Mixcraft have always been affordability and ease of use. Version 6 builds on these strengths but also adds a new Pro Studio edition.
At the heart of most modern studios is a computer running a Digital Audio Workstation, or DAW. The choice of DAWs available has increased significantly over the last few years...
Adobe’s audio editing package has been fully rewritten, ported to Mac OS and integrated into their Creative Suite. Does it have everything you need for audio post‑production?
One of the world's best high-end audio editing and mixing packages has undergone a radical overhaul, and now works with any third-party audio hardware. Its name? SADiE...
With Steinberg continuing to focus on features for audio post-production, is Nuendo still a relevant option for those working strictly in music?
Acoustica's affordable DAW has acquired some significant new features, including video support, score editing and a fully fledged mixer. But has it retained its trademark ease of use?
Does the pro audio market need another digital audio workstation program? Harrison Consoles and Ardour believe the answer is yes...
Image Lines popular sequencing package has evolved from a specialist tool into a DAW application with universal appeal.
The idea of a truly portable DAW application has obvious appeal, especially when that application costs as little as EnergyXT. But can you really carry everything you need to make music on a USB Flash drive?