When comparing Digital Performer 8 vs Tracktion Waveform, the Slant community recommends Tracktion Waveform for most people. In the question“What are the best DAWs? ” Tracktion Waveform is ranked 23rd while Digital Performer 8 is ranked 51st.
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Pro Notation support
Pro Made for small screens
Digital Performer is made to accommodate laptop screens so mixing can be done on the go.
Pro Easy organization
Chunks and Takes lets users record multiple projects within a single session file, and Takes allows users to save multiple recordings of a single instrument that can easily be switched.
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
Con Unreliable plugin compatibility
Many AU and VST plugins don't load well with Digital Performer 8.