When comparing Ocenaudio vs Acid Pro 7, the Slant community recommends Acid Pro 7 for most people. In the question“What are the best DAWs? ” Acid Pro 7 is ranked 16th while Ocenaudio is ranked 21st.
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Pro Free and cross-platform
Ocenaudio is available for free on Windows, OSX and Linux.
Pro VST plugins
Supports VST plugins.
Pro Great UI
Simple and Intuitive UI.
Pro Ideal for LOOP or SAMPLE based music
Pro Zoom function changes the size of all tracks simultaneously
Resizing is easy with Acid Pro 7, and can be done to every track at the same time with one master slider.
Pro Supports multi-track recording
Multi-track recording is an option provided by Acid Pro 7 that can be especially beneficial for live performances. Each instrument can be recorded live with its own effects and input monitoring.
Pro It does not get any easier than this if you're an absolute beginner
Pro Freezes MIDI to WAV and can revert WAV to MIDI
In order to reduce CPU load, Acid Pro 7 offers the ability to bounce clips to WAV. This DAW stands out by letting users revert back to MIDI if further editing is required.
Con PC only
Acid Pro 7 is not compatible with Mac.
Con Soon to be discontinued, no updates, MAGIX doesn't seem to care
Con Non-free software
Con 32-bit only
Acid Pro 7 is 32-bit only and cannot use 64-bit plugins. This also limits the size of a project.
Version 10 is 64-bit