The digital audio workstation, or DAW, is an essential building block of the modern studio. Knowing the components, features, and tools found in this “studio in a box” is essential knowledge for all audio engineers, both old and new.
Tutorial 1 0:44 DAWs & Converters
An introduction to the digital audio workstation and the DAWs & Converters course.
Tutorial 2 2:39 What Can a DAW Do?
The versatile, affordable, powerful DAW is a recorder, editor, mixer, and audio-processing platform.
Tutorial 3 4:08 What Is a Plug-In?
Every DAW uses plug-ins, which can mimic instruments, hardware EQs, compressors, and new types of audio manipulators that have never been seen before.
Tutorial 4 5:19 Digital Audio Conversion
The key to a DAW’s virtual world are the converters that take an analog signal and convert it into a language spoken by computers and software.