Digital Audio Workstation Market Reached US$ 2.09 Bn In 2018 And Expected To Grow With CAGR Of 8.5% Across The Forecast Period From 2019 To 2027

According to a new market research report published by Credence Research “Digital Audio Workstation Market (by Component Type – Software and Services; by Type – Editing, Mixing and Recording; by Deployment Model – On-premises and Cloud; by Operating System Type – MAC, Windows, Android and Linux; by End-user – Songwriters & Production Teams, Educational Institutes, Professional Engineers and Mixers, Artists, Electronic Musicians, Music Studios and Others) – Growth, Future Prospects, and Competitive Analysis, 2019 – 2027”, the global digital audio workstation market set to hit the market value of US$ 4.52 Bn in 2027 and expected to witness significant CAGR of 8.5% throughout the forecast period from 2019 to 2027.

Market Insights

Technological advancements in the music industry have unleashed phenomenon in application of Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) among artists for the tasks of composing, recording, mixing and mastering in music. Computer based DAW is an electronic system which comprises basic components such as audio interface, computer, digital audio editor software, input device, designed for recording, editing and playing back digital audio. DAW enables recording, editing and mixing audio through visual interfaces entirely in digital form, providing the highest sound quality. Since the image used to find edit points is simply map telling the original data is not permanently altered and the edit can be undone, something impossible when cutting tape. The non-destructive edit is also one of the vital improvements enabled by the digital audio workstation.

Overall digital audio workstation market is segmented based on component, type, deployment model, operating system type, and end user. Editing segment accounted as the largest segment in overall digital audio workstation market. DAW utilizes the tempo map while editing audio that proved as time saving process. North America was the largest market for digital audio workstation in 2018, chiefly due to early adoption of advanced technology across musical industry. Similarly, the region headquarters number of major market players such as, Apple Inc., Acoustica, Inc., Adobe Inc., MOTU, Inc., Avid Technology, Cakewalk, Inc. and PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc. among others. Further, Asia Pacific digital audio workstation market initiated to grow with significant pace chiefly due to rapidly growing musical industry.

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The Global Digital Audio Workstation Market is Segmented into:

Research Period 2017-2027
Base Year2018
Forecast Period 2019-2027
Historical Year 2017
Unit USD Billion
Segmentation By Component Type Segment (2017–2027; US$ Bn)
 By Type Segment (2017–2027; US$ Bn)
 By Deployment Model Segment (2017–2027; US$ Bn)
 By Operating System Segment (2017–2027; US$ Bn)
 By End-user Segment Segment (2017–2027; US$ Bn)
 By Geography Segment (2016–2026; US$ Bn)

*Complete segmentation list is on report page

Competitive Insights:

Major players in the digital audio workstation market include Apple Inc., Acoustica, Inc., Adobe Inc., MOTU, Inc., Avid Technology, Cakewalk, Inc., PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc., Ableton Live, Native Instruments GmbH, Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH, and MAGIX among others. Software and service providers constantly aiming for technological advancement to improve the value proposition of offerings. For instance, in June 2019, Apple Inc., introduced the advanced version of DAW software to meet the capabilities of Mac Pro. Similarly, in May 2019, Avid Technology announced the launch of Pro Tools for users working on large number of track environment. Advanced software delivers 50% more audio tracks compared to previous one.