PRODUCTION EXPO 2014: 2013 was the year in which almost all of the biggest DAWs on the market took a generational leap forward, so it's perhaps unsurprising that, for a lot of developers, 2014 has been all about consolidation.
The latest versions of Live, Logic, Pro Tools and FL Studio (to name just a few) have all had chance to 'bed in', and users have got to know them intimately.
But, just as some things have stayed the same, the market has also moved on. Bitwig Studio is finally with us, Tracktion has been welcomed back into the fold, Cubase got an unexpectedly sizeable point release update and Cakewalk is now owned by guitar giant Gibson.
When we asked you to choose your favourite DAW in the world today, then, you had a lot to ponder. But ponder you did, and thousands of votes were cast.
Here, then, are the results or our poll to find the top music production software on the market in 2014. And when you're done here, make sure you also check out the 54 best VST/AU plugin synths in the world today.