Yes, the choice in digital audio workstations is an important decision for a new producer to
make. It's a long-term partner. It influences almost every aspect of
home studio music production and, to some degree, even your sound.
array of DAW choices out there and the research and testing needed to
test each one can make this crucial music production decision quite a
So, on this page, quite arbitrarily, we cut
the 80% crud out. This means you get a shortlist of only 5 out of the
100's of DAWs to choose from. Much easier, right?
The list is chosen by the author, based on a vague mix of familiarity,
market share, community support and conventions in the author's
experience with music production and music producers. Do your own
research before you make a choice! (Read "Biased")