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Whether you’re a Grammy-winning producer or just getting started making music, there’s a version of Studio One® that’s right for you. Studio One comes in three flavors: Artist, our flagship Professional version, and Prime, a fully functioning free version. There’s no subscription model with Studio One, so you know what you’re getting today but you can customize it with Add-on features and content as your needs grow.

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Studio One Prime
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Studio One Artist
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Studio One Professional
Start page
Song page
Project page (Mastering, DDP, Red Book CD burning, digital release)
Elegant single-window work environment
Powerful drag-and-drop functionality
Native high-DPI and cross-platform multi-touch user interface
Unlimited audio tracks, MIDI tracks, virtual instruments, and FX channels
Unlimited buses
Integrated Melodyne pitch correction Trial
Single and multitrack comping
Arranger Track
Scratch Pads
Chord Track and Harmonic Editing
Editable Folder Tracks
Track display list with presets, linkable to console channel display
Content browser with search, user tabs, connections to the Internet, and Preview Player
Transient detection with editable markers
Drag-and-drop groove extraction
Multitrack MIDI editing
Instrument and Drum Editor
Drum and melodic patterns for pattern-based arranging
Multitrack Track Transform (advanced freezing capability)
Event-based effects
Macro Toolbar (create and use command sequences)
Automatic latency compensation
Dropout Protection for native low latency monitoring
Advanced automation
VCA faders
Audio-processing resolution (floating-point) 32-bit 32-bit 64-bit
Easy sidechain routing
Stunning virtual instruments Presence XT only 5 5
Easy-to-use drag-and-drop live sampler (Sample One XT)
Import sampler formats (EXS, GigaSampler, Kontakt, SoundFont)
Multi Instruments
Channel Editor with macro controls
Extended FX Chains with parallel processing
Control Link (most intuitive MIDI-mapping system available)
Real-time audio time-stretching, resampling, and normalization
Compatible with any ASIO-, Windows Audio-, or Core Audio-compliant audio interfaces
Use Pro Tools, Cubase, Logic, or Sonar keyboard shortcuts—or create your own
Integrated mastering suite with automatic mix updating, DDP import/export, Red Book CD burning, and digital release
Send Song or individual tracks to Notion (audio + note data)
Export to SoundCloud™
AAF (Advanced Authoring Format) import and export
Import Song data
Video playback and sync
Video export
MP3 encoding and decoding
M4A (AAC / ALAC) encoding and decoding
NEW: ​Exchange 2.0
Third-party plug-in support (AU, VST2, and VST3 plug-ins and ReWire applications) (Add-on available)
Hardware I/O Support 2/2 Unlimited Unlimited
Native Effects™
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Studio One Professional
Ampire State Space-modeled guitar amp simulator Basic Basic
Analog Delay Tape delay emulator
Arpeggiator Note FX arpeggiator with pattern sequencer
Auto Filter Envelope-controlled filter
Beat Delay Tempo-synched delay
Binaural Pan Stereo panner and imager
Bitcrusher Lo-fi and downsampling processor
Channel Strip Compressor / expander / equalizer
Chorder Note FX chord processor
Chorus Three-voice chorus with stereo width
Compressor Full-featured RMS compressor with side-chain
Console Shaper Mix Engine FX analog console emulation
Dual Pan Independent L/R channel panner
Expander Downward expander with sidechain
Fat Channel XT Native version of StudioLive Fat Channel
Flanger Flanger with tempo sync
Gate Noise gate with MIDI trigger outp
Groove Delay Multi-tap delay with tempo sync and tap filtering
Input Filter Note FX filter for velocity and key range
IR Maker Impulse response creation utility
Level Meter Resizable, multi-scale loudness / level meter
Limiter Brickwall peak limiter
Mixtool Channel utility
MixVerb™ Basic reverb
Multiband Dynamics Multiband compressor/expander
Open AIR Convolution reverb
Pedalboard State Space-modeled guitar pedals Basic Basic
Phaser Multistage allpass-filter phaser
Phase Meter Phase analyzer
Pipeline External-processor insert
Pro EQ Seven-band parametric equalizer
RedlightDist™ Analog distortion emulator
Repeater Note FX delay with transpose
Room Reverb Room simulator
Rotor Rotary speaker emulator
Scope Digital oscilloscope
Spectrum Meter Spectrum meter
Tone Generator Multi-waveform signal generator
Tricomp™ Basic multiband compressor
Tuner Chromatic instrument tuner
X-Trem Tremolo/autopanner with tempo sync and step sequence modulation
Total Native Effects™ Plug-ins 10 32 41
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Studio One Professional
Mojito Monophonic subtractive synthesizer
Mai Tai Polyphonic virtual analog synth (Add-on)
Impact XT Multichannel drum sampler
Sample One XT Drag-and-drop integrated live sampler
Presence XT Sample playback instrument
Support for third-party sampler format (EXS, Giga, Kontakt)
Total Virtual Instruments 1 5 5
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Studio One Artist

Studio One Professional
Melodyne Essential 120 MB Trial
Prime Selection Loops and Sounds 785 MB
Presence XT Core Library 15 GB
Impact XT Core Library 1.8 GB
Acoustic Drum Kits and Loops 1.5 GB
Producer Loops and Kits (BigFishAudio, Sample Magic, MVP Loops) 3.76 GB
Electronic Audioloops 3.17 GB
Electronic Kits and Musicloops 294 MB
Studio One FX 546 MB
Studio One Impulse Responses 1.19 GB
Studio One Instruments Vol. 1+2 1.68 GB
Studio One Musicloops 1+2 900 MB
Studio One Expansion 39 MB
Ueberschall Impact Drums 68 MB
Vengeance Sound 880 MB
Voodoo One Synth Soundset 900 MB