Here's a list of six of the best new, updated and generally most useful DAWs you can find in 2018. Mac or PC, big budget or watching the pennies - we've got you covered.
Music Maker is the entry level DAW from Magix for PCs. With a variety of options and packages on offer, Hollin Jones discovered what it brings to the party.
From a brand new sampler to ParSeq-8, a unique modulation sequencer, MIDI channel support to a new way of working with samples, there's something for everyone in the new Bitwig Studio 2.4.
The latest update to Samplitude from Magix brings a host of new features and technologies, all in a package that remains distinctly affordable. Hollin Jones put it to the test.
Musician and technologist Tim Exile has been working on something secret. Endlesss aims to bring the joy back to music making, and early sign ups are available now.
Image Line have announced a free stability update for the recently released FL Studio 20 (for Mac and PC). Amongst the few new features there's plenty of fixes for both platforms.
Reason is a well-established DAW that continues to mature while never losing anything that users love about it. Here are 5 reasons it should be in your sonic arsenal.
The app is free and now so too are the downloadable artist piano and guitar tutorial videos. There's no reason not to grab this great update today!
Corrupted installs, orphaned plugins, renegade drivers, resource-hogging games - there are many things that could be slowing your system down. Here's how to streamline your work DAW.
ALK2 is a sequencer that lets you pre-plan where you will record and where the sequencer will play back your recording. Great for live performers, and now the Solo edition is just â‚¬39!
The mouse was followed by the trackpad and along came the touch screen. What if your next laptop had a touch screen in place for a trackpad like the Asus ZenBook Pro? How would that help musicians?
Acid Pro 8 from Magix is the latest version of this long-established music suite for Windows, and it's got a wider feature set than ever. Hollin Jones finds out what's new.
Waveform is one of the few tri-platform DAWs. With version 9 it has gone fully 64-bit as well as adding a bunch of upgrades and new features. Hollin Jones dives in...
Two new HALion-based synths from composer Danny Lux promise flexible sound generation at an incredibly affordable price. Hollin Jones found out what POLY and WAVE are all about.
PreSonus Studio One 4 is now out and this DAW comes packed with tons of workflow improvements and new production features and capabilities. And Impact XT is now so much more than a drum module!