I'm liking Podium. Just discovered. Comparing to MuLab Free version. Podium hasn't crashed yet, but MuLab has several times. Some aspects of Podium seems sparse--like you can't tell if an icon is selected the usual way, by it's being lit up, and a few other issues. Podium has a great MIDI editor--great, at least, compared to Reaper's. If I had a choice of DAWs now, cheap ones, I go for Mixcraft 6--but that too crashed numerous times, losing my work. I report this having used Acid, Sonar Home, Podium, Orion, and Reaper with zero crashes.