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Pro Object based editing
No other DAW provides Object FX automation.
Pro Simple, accessible track and effect automation
Nearly everything is possible. Even the onboard plugins are excellent. Multitrack recording and automated mixing at the same time. All plugins are usable object based. Depending on the capabilities of the computer, it's possible to providing headphone mixes with very low latency right through the machine. Even using the onboard Variverb.
Pro Advanced object editing
Cutting, slicing, duplication, control, effects, wave editing and more.
Pro Runs 64 and 32 bit plugs
Pro Incredibly stable compared to other DAWs
This feature is not found in other DAW's novadays. You can just drag'n'drop, copy/paste objects, tracks, whatever inbetween multiple projects. You might have 4 or more projects where you want to interchange content. Nothing as simple as that in samplitude.
Pro Very MIDI friendly
MIDI is a breeze in this program, especially with the MIDI editing tools and object based editing, it makes the workflow so much smoother.
Pro Great onboard vocal tuning tool.
Elastic Audio is fast, simple and effective.
Pro Customisable UI
You can organise your work space. All windows are ready to put wherever you wish. Samplitude also support docking and skins.
Con non-free software
Does not respect your freedom. Does not provide source code.