DarkWave Studio is a free Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) / modular virtual music studio for Windows. You can easily use the built in sequencer, bundled DarkPlug machines and third-party VST effects and VSTi instruments to create music. DarkWave Studio allows the connection of machines in an ad-hoc fashion. The installer ships with both a 32-bit and 64-bit version.
DarkWave consists of the following main parts: Studio (Work With Machines); Pattern Editor (Create Pieces Of Music); Sequencer (Arrange Patterns Into A Song); Multi-track Hard Disk Recorder (Master Your Music). The following plugins are included with DarkWave: ES Audio Input (Allows For Input From Sound Card); ES Arpeggiator (Play Arpeggios With A MIDI Keyboard); ES ControlChange Mapper (Map Control Change Events From One Index To Another); ES MIDI Input (Use MIDI Keyboards With DarkWave Instruments); ES MIDI Output (Sequence External MIDI Synthesizers); ES AntiAlias (32x Digital Oversampling); ES SpatialVerb (Room Modelling Reverb Unit); ES Stomp (Rave Kick Generator); ES BassHead (Subtractive Virtual Analog Synthesizer); ES DGenR8 (Virtual Analog Drum Machine); ES QuadDelay (Echo And Chorus Effect); ES Mixer (8 Track Mixer With 2 Auxillary Tracks); ES Distort (Basic Overdrive Distortion Effect); ES Crunch (Limit Bits Per Sample Anywhere From 16 To 1 Bits); ES StereoSplitter (Split An Input Stereo Signal Into Left And Right Output Mono Signals); ES StereoJoiner (Combine Left And Right Input Mono Signals Into A Single Output Stereo Signal); ES Scope (View Generated Waveforms In Realtime); ES Control Monitor (View Control Messages).
Features: Highly Optimized 64-bit Double Precision Precision Audio Processing; Incredibly Fast And Small Download; Low Latency ASIO And DirectSound Audio Output Support; SSE2 (Streaming Single Instruction Multiple Data Extensions) Optimizations.
What is new in this release:
Version 5.5.9: updated installer using NSIS 3.0 release (stable).
What is new in version 5.5.8:
Version 5.5.8: new installer using NSIS 3.0 release (stable).
What is new in version 5.5.7:
Version 5.5.57: new code signed installer.
What is new in version 5.5.4:
Version 5.5.4 fixed a bug causing installation to not work on some Windows XP systems.
What is new in version 5.5.2:
Version 5.5.2 features new digital certificate.
What is new in version 5.5.1:
Version 5.5.1 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
What is new in version 5.5:
Version 5.5 features new signed trusted installer.
What is new in version 4.9.8:
Version 4.9.8: project upgraded from Visual C++ 2013 to Visual C++ 2015.
What is new in version 4.8.2:
- Restored OpenCandy.
What is new in version 4.6.6:
Removed BetterInstaller From Setup.
What is new in version 4.6.1:
Removed OpenCandy. Installer Does Not Require Separate Download Of Installation Files.
What is new in version 4.5.2:
Fixed A Bug With The 8-Bit Audio Output Code Which Caused Severe Distortion.
What is new in version 4.5:
- Removed OpenCandy From Setup.
- Changed BetterInstaller Integration With Installer To No Longer Require Separate Download Of Setup Package.
- Installation Will Now Work On Computers Not Connected To The Internet.