When comparing SAWStudio vs Pyramix, the Slant community recommends SAWStudio for most people. In the question“What are the best DAWs?” SAWStudio is ranked 31st while Pyramix is ranked 33rd. 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 Optimized for multiple screens
With a dual monitor setup, Pyramix fills the main monitor with the Project Window, and the secondary monitor with secondary editing tools, VSTs, or any other features that are run separately from the main interface.
Pro Plays well with audio files
When importing an audio clip, Pyramix adjusts the tempo using a built in sample-rate conversion facility so that the clip will sound ideal.
Pro Great for editing fades
The fade editor and cross-fade editor is a feature in Pyramix that is difficult to find in other DAWs. This editor lets users apply different envelopes to fades. This creates interesting effects for ambient sounds or clips that have been split and should fade in/out slowly.
Pro Easier to undo edits
Pyramix keeps a log if which actions have taken place, so instead of seeing "undo action", users can see exactly which edits they are modifying.
Pro Ultra low latency
Pyramix uses the audio engine MassCore, which allows the program to reach ultra low latencies.
Con Very expensive
SAWStudio is now $1200, SAWStudio Lite is $600 and SAWStudio Basic is $300
Con Difficult to learn
Pyramix is feature rich and versatile, but this comes at the cost of a very steep learning curve.