When comparing Mixcraft 7 vs SAWStudio, the Slant community recommends Mixcraft 7 for most people. In the question“What are the best DAWs? ” Mixcraft 7 is ranked 32nd while SAWStudio is ranked 34th.
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Pro This DAW now comes with a new version ( Version 8 )
Pro Good amount of VST plugins to choose from
Supplied with many cheap and cheerful VSTs and VSTIs.
Pro Very intuitive interface
Pro Incredibly fast and small since much of the code is written in assembly
It weighs just over 5 MB while sill being full-featured.
Con Windows only
Mixcraft 7 is only compatible with Windows OS.
Con Stability issues
Con Latency problems
Tends to favor Windows waveRT over asio. Latency should be fine if PC sufficiently powerful - say core i3 or above.
Currently the software is glitchy, especially the 64-bit version.
Con Very expensive
SAWStudio is now $1200, SAWStudio Lite is $600 and SAWStudio Basic is $300.