Introducing Bitwig Studio 1.0

The first version of Bitwig Studio — a competitor to Ableton Live — has finally been released following years of anticipation. Touted by the company as “the next generation of music creation and performance software,” Bigwig enables artists to record and arrange, improvise and perform, or do it all at once. It’s currently available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux and includes the following notable features:

– Unified mapping system
– Audio and note expressions
– Histogram-based value editing
– Layered editing
– Extensive bounce-in-place functions
– Automatic slicing
– Smart controller integration
– Open Controller Scripting API

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