Challenge - who has the most (paid) and actively used DAWs ?

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KVRian
1440 posts since 10 Oct, 2018

Post Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:06 am

I'm the piper at the gates of DAW.

KVRAF
1914 posts since 8 Jun, 2018

Post Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:30 am

- Cubase Pro 11
- Ableton Live 11 Suite
- Reason 11 Suite
- Bitwig Studio 3.3.10
- Reaper 6.x

(Harrison Mixbus 6, is not that actively used, but also not unused)
(Maschine is used actively, but isn't a DAW, but i can produce whole tracks with it, with Maschine Mk3 + Jam it is an ecosystem for me)
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KVRist
262 posts since 24 Sep, 2016

Post Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:37 am

i mainly use REAPER and have Live Lite and Reason Intro but i barely use them.
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addled muppet weed
80702 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Post Mon Jun 21, 2021 5:50 am

i use a friend's while they are at work.

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KVRAF
15508 posts since 16 Sep, 2001 from Las Vegas,USA

Post Mon Jun 21, 2021 6:05 am

vurt wrote: ↑
Sun Jun 20, 2021 11:45 pm
Teksonik wrote: ↑
Sun Jun 20, 2021 5:52 pm
Do you own more than one pair of shoes?
nope.
As a Hippie I'm surprised you own any shoes.
None are so hopelessly enslaved as those who falsely believe they are free. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Beware the Quoth
29710 posts since 4 Sep, 2001 from R'lyeh Oceanic Amusement Park and Funfair

Post Mon Jun 21, 2021 6:30 am

Teksonik wrote: ↑
Mon Jun 21, 2021 6:05 am
vurt wrote: ↑
Sun Jun 20, 2021 11:45 pm
Teksonik wrote: ↑
Sun Jun 20, 2021 5:52 pm
Do you own more than one pair of shoes?
nope.
As a Hippie I'm surprised you own any shoes.
He has only one pair of shoes, but a very extensive collection of flipflops.
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KVRAF
15508 posts since 16 Sep, 2001 from Las Vegas,USA

Post Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:32 am

Ahh I see. Does he wear socks with his flip flops? That would help determine whether he's a Hippie or a Hipster.
None are so hopelessly enslaved as those who falsely believe they are free. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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addled muppet weed
80702 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Post Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:36 am

trophies are not "footwear" :shrug:

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Beware the Quoth
29710 posts since 4 Sep, 2001 from R'lyeh Oceanic Amusement Park and Funfair

Post Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:49 am

vurt wrote: ↑
Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:36 am
trophies are not "footwear" :shrug:
It puts the lotion on its skin....

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KVRAF
6976 posts since 18 Aug, 2007 from NYC

Post Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:51 am

Those are going to give me nightmares.

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KVRAF
9380 posts since 4 Jan, 2017 from Warsaw, Poland

Post Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:58 am

Ableton Live 11 Suite
Bitwig Studio 3.3 / 4beta
Cubase Pro 11
Reason 11.3
Studio One 5.2 Pro
Renoise 3.3
MPC Software 2.9

I actively avoid useing all of them!

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addled muppet weed
80702 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Post Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:05 am

whyterabbyt wrote: ↑
Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:49 am
vurt wrote: ↑
Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:36 am
trophies are not "footwear" :shrug:
It puts the lotion on its skin....

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:lol:

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KVRian
1251 posts since 11 Apr, 2008

Post Mon Jun 21, 2021 11:43 pm

Passing Bye wrote: ↑
Mon Jun 21, 2021 2:46 am
So synths are like shades of colors and DAW's are like shoes. Teksonik 2021

So, someone who is acquiring lot of DAW's is Karen from Sex&City. :hihi:
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KVRian
1485 posts since 10 Jul, 2008 from Orbit Sol III

Post Tue Jun 29, 2021 8:49 pm

elxsound wrote: ↑
Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:51 am
Those are going to give me nightmares.
Same :)
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GRRRRRRR!
11967 posts since 14 Jun, 2001 from Somewhere else, on principle

Post Tue Jun 29, 2021 9:26 pm

A more appropriate title for this thread might be "So Who Is the Biggest Idiot?" because there really isn't such a lack of features in any host that the effort required to switch between them doesn't outweigh any tiny advantage one may have over another in any given scenario. I own three licences - Orion, Cubase and Studio One - but Studio One is the only one I currently have installed.
Serhii Kot wrote: ↑
Sun Jun 20, 2021 3:19 am
And what about others that enjoy working in different environments?
I am sure you have heard the expression "jack of all trades, master of none"? That is your answer.
Serhii Kot wrote: ↑
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:18 am
I think this is not true. As I mentioned before in this topic, I actively use 4 DAWs. I have finished more than 1000 tracks in the last 8 years.
The question is to what standard? I could make 1000 tracks over 8 years but I am pretty sure they'd mostly be krap. Care to supply us with a link to some of your work?
Serhii Kot wrote: ↑
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:43 am
Your analogy is not well suited for this discussion, because cheating is bad, using more than one DAW is normal.
Drinking alcohol is also normal but that doesn't make it good for you or the sensible thing to do. As my dear old Mum would have said, "just because everyone else is jumping off a cliff doesn't mean you have to".
Teksonik wrote: ↑
Sun Jun 20, 2021 5:52 pm
Or do you own shoes for hiking, for running, for dress, for casual comfort and so on since they're all designed to better perform a certain task?
No, I pretty much use the same pair of shoes for each of those tasks. I have a pair of black slip-on Skechers that look good enough to wear with a suit but are excellent for walking/hiking and comfortable enough that I wear them to work every day. Before that I'd had several pairs of black suede Merrell Jungle Mocs that were similarly adaptive. That came about because I did my due diligence, rather than just looking at what everyone else does and copying them.

The thing with shoes, though, is that I don't have to export my feet in a format that is compatible with the next pair I want to wear. I can just slip one pair off and slip the next pair on. Moving a project from one DAW to another is not like that at all.
For my guitar based stuff I use Cakewalk (I was a paying customer up to Sonar X3 so it counts here). For my synth based stuff I use FL Studio. To me they are both better suited for their respective tasks.
And if someone showed you a different host that was as good as each of those at their respective tasks, you wouldn't be interested? And what of a project that might be equal parts guitar and synth? Surely there is plenty of cross-over? What would worry me in your situation is if a song that started out as one ended up being better served by the other. A single environment gives you greater flexibility in those situations.
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