When comparing SAWStudio vs Seq24, the Slant community recommends SAWStudio for most people. In the question“What are the best DAWs? ” SAWStudio is ranked 43rd while Seq24 is ranked 52nd. The most important reason people chose SAWStudio is:
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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.
Pro Open source
Seq24 can be used and edited by anyone for free.
Con Very expensive
SAWStudio is now $1200, SAWStudio Lite is $600 and SAWStudio Basic is $300.
Con GUI is outdated
Con MIDI only
Seq24 only has MIDI capability, no audio clips allowed.
Con Low compatibility
Seq24 only runs on Linux and win32.