Best of 2015: We asked and Synthtopia readers voted – and you chose Ableton Live as the Best Desktop DAW of 2015. Ableton Live is followed by Logic Pro, in second place. New DAW on the block Bitwig Studio took third place. Check out the top 10 list below!
Nektar has announced a substantial upgrade to Panorama P1, P4 and P6 controller integration with Logic 9 and Logic Pro X. The updated adds Instrument and Transport modes. Here are the details:
Camel Audio’s Alchemy synthesizer used to cost $249, on the high end for software synthesizers. But fans thought Alchemy was worth it, and were disappointed when Camel Audio closed shop earlier this year. As of today, though, Alchemy is back – at least for Mac users. Apple has introduced a massive free update to Logic… Read More Camel Audio Alchemy Lives On In Free Updates To Logic Pro, MainStage
Apogee has announced the availability of new software installers that provide compatibility with the audio interface remote controls recently introduced in Logic Pro X 10.1 and Logic Remote 1.2. Translated, that means that Logic users who use the Apogee Duet, ONE, Quartet, Ensemble or Symphony I/O now can adjust hardware input parameters directly from the… Read More Apogee Now Compatible With Logic Pro X Audio Interface Remote Controls
Saitara Software has introduced AC-X, a 16 channel wireless control surface for Apple’s Logic Pro X and other recording/mixing systems. The app uses the industry standard MCU protocol, so should work with most recording/mixing software out there (but not Pro Tools yet). For the initial release, the control panel button layout is set up for… Read More Saitara Software Intros AC-X iPad Remote For Logic Pro X
Apogee Electronics has introduced its new Ensemble 30 x 34 Thunderbolt 2 audio interface. Designed for Mac-based studios, Ensemble blends Apogee features from previous products like Symphony I/O, Duet, Quartet and JAM with new capabilities to record, edit, mix and master audio on a Mac using Logic Pro, Pro Tools or any Core Audio-based DAW.
Livid Instruments has begun taking orders for their Ds1 MIDI mixer. which they first previewed at this past winter’s NAMM Show. Livid developers describe the Ds1 as a “rugged, portable solution for computer-based mixing, production and performance.” The Ds1 works with any software that supports MIDI. Templates will be available for digital audio workstations such… Read More Livid Taking Orders For Ds1 MIDI Mixer
Apple has updated Logic Pro X to version 10.0.7, Here are the key changes in Logic Pro X 10.0.7: Now supports 24 processing threads on 12-core Mac Pro models The current volume, pan, and send values for all selected tracks can now be inserted at the playhead position Enabling Low Latency Mode no longer creates… Read More Logic Pro X 10.0.7 Now Supports Up To 24 Threads On 12-Core Mac Pros