When comparing Tracktion Waveform vs Mixcraft 8, the Slant community recommends Mixcraft 8 for most people. In the question“What are the best DAWs? ” Mixcraft 8 is ranked 25th while Tracktion Waveform is ranked 29th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Clean interface
Pro Easy to understand
Very logically structured.
Pro Very stable
Pro Creative Tools
Has a Chord Track, MIDI pattern creator and great included tools.
Pro ARM/ARM64 support
Runs on SBC (single board computer) systems like the Raspberry Pi3, Pine64, and ODroid development boards, as well as systems like the Pinebook and Chromebooks with ARM based SoC CPU's that have been reformatted with a Linux OS.
Pro Ideal for beginners
Pro Same feel to Mixcraft as Logic Pro - if you're a migrant from Mac to Windows 10, this would be a good program to start with.
Pro Direct access to gigantic sound (loop) online databases - direct drag and drop in editor
Pro Alternative instruments and effects
Pro Easy MIDI and sample editing
Pro Melodyne included
Pro Easy to use
Pro Intuitive to use and does the job well
Pro Comes with VSTs and synths
Con Not open source
Con Crashes a lot
Con No autoplay in online or local sample navigation
You have to press the play button with the mouse.
Con Some of the effects are a bit too basic
fx, you can't set the delay by sync and BPM.