PC audio midi s/w that works like Mac DP?

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  1. Tone_Terrific

    Tone_Terrific Member

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    My old os9 rig is reaching end of life and I may have to look at PC products to find a suitable and cost effective replacement.

    I do like DP and the way it works and the feature set, even though I only need audio, MIDI, fx plug-ins, good mixing screen, virtual instruments:crazy, not anything special. I am seeking the look, feel and clean, relatively intuitive, linearity of DP.

    A pc equivalent of Garageband is NOT even close.

    Suggestions? Thanks.
     
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    Good luck to you. They'll have to pry DP from my cold, dead hands. I have yet to find an adequate alternative on Mac, PC, or Linux.

    On the other hand, a DAW is a DAW is a DAW. People do great stuff on all kinds of platforms. A couple of my studio savvy friends use Sonar. Seems it does the business.

    Long ago, I tried Cubase and didn't care for it, but a lot has changed since back then. Many swear by it. I think for Windows-based professional audio AND MIDI integration on par with DP, Cubase and Sonar are the only viable options.
     
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    I have dabbled in Cubase before and it was very functional for me but it didn't look or lay out as I would prefer.
    I really don't need deep features but it has to do what I want and there are so many s/w packages that I just can't try them all, thus, the hunt for a DP-ish alternate. It may not happen(?)
     
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    What kind of Mac are you ditching?
     

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