Bitwig Studio 1.3 Adds Multi-Touch Support, More Cowbell


Bitwig has released Bitwig Studio 1.3 – the latest version of its music production software for Windows, Mac and Linux – as a beta ‘release candidate’.

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Bitwig Studio 1.2, ‘The Most Significant Update Yet’, Now Available in Beta

Bitwig_Studio_1.2_GroupTracksBitwig has released an open beta for Bitwig Studio version 1.2 – a preview of what they call their ‘most significant update yet’.

All Bitwig Studio license holders have access to the latest beta version, in anticipation of the official release in October 2015.

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Windows 10 Promises Better Audio & MIDI Performance, Easier App Development


At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show‘s Advanced Audio & Application Exchange (A3E) session, Pete Brown of Microsoft gave a keynote that offers a preview of their new Windows 10 OS.

In the video, embedded below, Brown discusses:

  • Audio and MIDI in Windows 10;
  • The new AKAI MPC, which runs a version of Windows 10 Embedded;
  • Xi-Machines custom Windows workstations for audio;
  • Obedia high-performance audio workstations;
  • DAWs that are working on Windows 10;
  • Windows 10 audio performance statistics;
  • Propellerhead Reason on Windows 10;
  • The Windows Mobile port of Propellerhead Figure;
  • Image-Line FL Studio and Windows 10;
  • Bitwig Studio working on Windows 10; and
  • A preview of Microsoft Hololens augmented reality system and virtual reality music software.

Brown says that, with Windows 10, Microsoft is ‘back in the game for pro audio and music’. Check out the video below and let us know what you think!

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Free Bitwig Studio & Music Production Course

This series of videos, created by Brian Bollman, is a free video course on working with Bitwig Studio.

The comprehensive series, embedded above, is already up to 266 videos. It covers the ins and outs of Bitwig Studio, but also covers synthesis, the foundations of sound, audio interfaces, basic music theory, effects, production and more.
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