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Music Pros – Switch to Ubuntu for Audio Processing

August 5th, 2009

It was a tedious task swimming against the Microsoft Lobby to convince Audio Hardware Manufacturers to make their devices compatible with Linux OS with necessary drivers. However, the dynamics of the market is such that it will break all barriers, arrogance, etc and make business houses bow down o the demand. Thus came driver support for Linux flavors from Vendors.

In a Path Breaking Achievement, Professional Audio and Acoustics Engineers are shying away from the Apple Mac Platform towards Ubuntu. Here is one complete story by CreateDigitalMusic – on Switching from Mac OS X to Ubuntu with Kim Cascone.

Why Ubuntu will be the Hot Favorite for Audio Engineers ?
Going forward, if you are on the Linux platform and say every genre of Audio requires some tweaking to get the best and optimized performance their is a wide pool of open source engineers willing to take up and do the necessary software modifications. This according to us is a Big positive and we should continue to see many Digital Recording Studios switching to Linux platform.

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