Photo Gallery of the 15 Best Digital Audio Workstation

When looking at buying a Digital Audio Workstation there are several factors to consider: your budget, your existing equipment and perhaps most important, what you need from the software. If you want to learn about the basics of recording, create soundtracks for movies, or jam with live instruments.

Ableton Live Operator Presets

Operator is one of the digital instruments included with the Ableton Live music suite. It’s intended to mimic the earliest commercially-available digital synthesizers. Like those early hardware units, Operator uses digital frequency modulation (FM) to create and shape its sounds.