DAWs

The Big Review: PreSonus Studio One 5

As the long-awaited upgrade to PreSonus’s powerful recording, mixing and mastering platform finally lands, we ask how well its new composition and performance features stack up against its predecessors.

Review: Tracktion Waveform Pro 11

It may not yet be a fully fledged alternative to the most popular DAWs but look beyond Waveform’s quirks and you might be surprised by its scope. We launch into its new update.

Review: Steinberg Cubasis 3

As the diminutive iPad DAW from German pioneers Steinberg reaches its third incarnation, it’s been rewritten from the ground up. But is it an improvement?

Review: Steinberg WaveLab 10

Steinberg’s latest version of its feature-packed mastering and audio-editing software could be your new go-to tool for all manner of projects. Surf’s up.

Review: Reason Studios Reason 11

With the latest update to Reason, we get some dramatic changes, not least to the name of the company behind it. Rack it up, in more ways than one.

Review: Korg Gadget For Mac 2.5

Korg’s Gadget has now reached version 2.5 for both Mac and iOS. So how does this former mobile-only DAW look and sound on a full-blown Mac?

Review: Steinberg Nuendo 10

Though Nuendo’s traditionally been perceived as a post-production tool, it still has a range of applications in the music-production world, specifically for those who are arranging and writing to picture.

Review: Bitwig Studio 3

Bitwig goes modular with V3 (beta) and introduces a brand-new system designed to build your own synths and effects. Let’s dive in and explore The Grid…

Review: zenAud.io ALK2

ALK2 is part DAW, part looper, enabling you to lay out your song-arrangement templates before the gig, then record and play loops on cue with a minimum of fuss.
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