PreSonus Studio One

PreSonus has announced version 1.5 of Studio One, a DAW software for Windows and Mac.

This major free update adds so many important features and enhancements that the company decided to skip the previously planned version 1.1 and go directly to this more advanced version.

Key additions include support for video playback and sync for composing to picture, major enhancements to the Browser’s drag-and-drop capabilities, the ability to draw your own automation waveforms, automation points that are locked to events, a new key-command editor, changing tempos within a event without slicing the event into separate events, and support for song and album art. A first-of-its-kind, built-in SoundCloud client enables you to upload audio files from Studio One directly to the Web. The MIDi features have been improved, including a new MIDI file player in the Browser. We’ve enhanced the Native Effects plug-ins and added new ones. And that’s by no means all that is in this impressive update.

Version 1.5 is expected in April 2010 and will be a free update to registered users.

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