When comparing SoundBridge (previously Lumit) vs Harrison Mixbus, the Slant community recommends Harrison Mixbus for most people. In the question“What are the best DAWs? ” Harrison Mixbus is ranked 15th while SoundBridge (previously Lumit) is ranked 34th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Surface compatible
All functionality is accessible on the Microsoft Surface.
Pro Very quick and easy to learn
You can get a good understanding of this DAW in a few hours (faster if used tutorials).
Pro Free to use
A powerful, full-featured DAW that is free.
Pro Clutter-free interface
Little chance of getting lost or clicking the wrong button.
Incredibly responsive and quick.
Pro Has a great overall sound
Pro Great/intuitive interface
Many parts of the interface are designed as one function per control for ease and simplicity, and are modeled after physical consoles and mixer controls to further that end
Pro Based off of Ardour
Modified version of the open source Ardour DAW, with Harrison's proprietary interface and software tweaks
Pro Proprietary software that contributes to open source
provides features and bugfixes to upstream Ardour project, and also provides a portion of sales revenue to Ardour's development and administrative maintenance.
Pro In-Line/Built in analog summing
tube and transistor emulation, based on physical consoles made by Harrison
has support for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, for 32 and 64 bit. Works with CoreAudio, ASIO, and ALSA, as well as integrated 3rd party/open source routing software support, I.E. jackd on Windows and Linux.
Con No plugin bridging
You need to install the right version of the DAW (32 or 64 bit) depending on what plugins you use.
Con No typing keyboard to piano
You need to use a MIDI keyboard or manually press notes with the mouse.
Con Copy protection still gives error
Con No instruments
Comes with audio FX but no instruments.
Con No audio unit support
Con No video player
Con Can't fully zoom in and see those eq knobs
Con Non-free software
This software tramples your freedom
Con Limited/buggy MIDI support
problem inherited from Ardour dev base