When comparing Bitwig Studio vs Numerology 4, the Slant community recommends Bitwig Studio for most people. In the question“What are the best DAWs?” Bitwig Studio is ranked 5th while Numerology 4 is ranked 37th.
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Pro Very intuitive/user-friendly
Pro Cross platform and highly compatible
The Bitwig DAW runs on Mac, PC, and, Linux. This DAW also has the distinction of being one of the only DAWs that can run 32 bit and 64 bit plugins at the same time.
Pro Supports multiple midi instruments on one track
Being able to add multiple midi instruments on the same track is a nice feature. It allows for much easier setup for VSTs like Cthulhu. It's also nice to be able to have multiple instruments setup that can be toggled.
Pro Supports expressive MIDI - MPE
Makes use of the Seaboard, Linnstrument, Continuum and other modern expressive controllers.
Pro Highly modular
Pro Easy to use browser
The new browser in Numerology 4 utilizes drag and drop for samples, and has an auto play mode for quick browsing.
Pro Great compatibility with controllers
Numerology 4 has made it possible for users to use several grid controllers at once. This can be useful when one controller is set up specifically for FX and the other is specifically for note input.
Pricey in comparison with other major DAWs.
Con Unreliable for professional production
Full of random bugs. Bad performance when using many tracks.
Con Very buggy
Con Very bad performance when working with several tracks
Con UI gets frozen, VSTs crash all the time
Very frustrating to work with.
Con MIDI Sync
The Bitwig DAW is still very new, and currently can only act as a MIDI sync master, but not a slave.
Con Mac only
Numerology 4 is only compatible with Mac OS.