Why I moved from Ableton Live to Presonus Studio One

Presonus Faderport 8

The obvious change: one window

Building an Ableton Live performance
Ableton Live, session view

The cute: rainbow colors

Ableton Live, allowing unrelated color-schemes between clips and tracks
Pick up a color for your track….
and get something you can really see.

The shortcut: quick look at your FX

Next to the console’s track, visualize and interact with your FX

The convenient: usable plugins list

Plugin thumbnails

The stereo: mid/side mix

The subjective: better sounding plugins

The mind blowing: changes are stimulating

VST Footprints (CPU Usage)

  • compressor (attack=0,01ms, ratio=inf, release=50ms)
  • reverb (high-quality, decay=1.2s, predelay=2.50ms, size=100.00)
  • Parametric EQ (7 bands, with different filters)
  • Ping-pong delay (feedback=60%, tempo-synced)
  • Sending everything to 2 FX bus (reverb + delay)
  • A sample in wav format
Native plugins, 44100 Hz / 16 bits
Native plugins, 96000 Hz / 24 bits
Ableton Live, Native plugins, 96000 Hz / 24 bits
Studio One, Native plugins, 96000 Hz / 24 bits
Studio One, Native plugins, 96000 Hz / 24 bits

The worst thing: No VST support, by default

I can deal with this: Poor instruments

Final question: What about Pro Version?

Final question: What about Pro Version?

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Electronic Music Producer, founder of Jikken Records.

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