The 10 Best DAWs In the World

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Which DAW is best has always been a hotly contested topic.

Some would argue that there is no ‘best DAW’ – that it depends too much on each user’s requirements. And some would argue that the ‘best DAW’ is the one that you know inside and out, so you can make music without barriers.

We asked Synthtopia readers their choice for the best desktop DAW in the world. And the response was massive – there were 14,076 votes cast in Synthtopia’s 2014 DAW pollContinue reading

Image-Line Intros FL Studio 12, Now In Beta

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Image-Line has announced FL Studio 12  – an update to its popular Windows DAW. Version 12, now in beta testing, totally reworks the user interface and adds user-requested features.

If you already own FL Studio, you will get free access to the FL Studio 12 Beta and to FL Studio 12 release.

Here’s a video intro to the update: Continue reading

Image-Line Wants Your Input On FL Studio 12

fl-studio-12Image-Line is looking for adventurous users to help test FL Studio 12, now available for download as an ‘alpha preview’.

“We are looking for feedback about some of the major changes in workflow that have been made so far,” according to the company. “Please try it out and let us know what you think of how it works.” Continue reading

FL Studio 11.1 Adds MiniSynth, Support For iPad, Android Controllers

fl-studio-11-1Image-Line has released an update to FL Studio for Windows, version 11.1.

Here’s what they have to say about FL Studio 11.1:

FL Studio 11.1 is now available and we are really piling on the freebies this time round.

First, FL Studio 11.1 is FREE for existing customers under the Lifetime Free Update policy. FL Studio 11.1 includes support for the FREE and hugely popular Image-Line Remote Android and iOS MIDI remote controller application and a new FREE synthesizer MiniSynth, that also works as a crossover synth with FL Studio Mobile.

Here’s what’s new in FL Studio 11.1: Continue reading