Digital Audio Workstations Market, By Type (Recording, Editing, Mixing), By Application (Professiona

Published Date: June 2019 | Report Code : IT2058747


The Global Digital Audio Workstations Market is projected to reach USD 3.88 billion by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 8.1% during a forecast period. Owing to factors like the abrogation of cloud-based digital audio workstations and the growing digitization of instruments is expected to drive the digital audio workstations market during the forecast period.

Digital Audio Workstations Market

Digital Audio Workstations Market

Over the past two decades, digital audio workstations have made tremendous progress. In today's entertainment industry, digital audio workstations are used in almost both audio as well as video processing systems. Digital audio workstation meshwork consists of software as well as hardware components for recording, editing, mixing and producing audio files. Digital audio workstations are exclusively crafted out of silicon carbide or gallium nitride to maintain the integrity of sound & to avoid resonance effect.

Segment Analysis:

The editing segment is the biggest segment of the digital audio workstations market. It offers a very simple, reliable & user-friendly solution for musicians across the world to edit, delete, insert, and mix various audio files more effectively. Nowadays, digital audio workstations can be used to trim, compress audio to fit specific bandwidths and particular lengths. Pitch-shifting is an advanced application that uses the Doppler Effect for audio frequency shifting. Sound engineers are the principal end-user of this system. Sound engineers make use of this system in various events, broadcasts, and recordings. Along with basic functionalities, functions like sound strengthening, white noise reduction, muffle detection and resonance dampening inhibition are useful for producing high quality of sound.

Digital Audio Workstations Market

Digital Audio Workstations Market

The North America region is the biggest contributor to the digital audio workstations market. Owing to the increased use of digitization in music, the digital audio workstation market is poised to grow at a blistering pace in this region. The Asia Pacific is also a major contributor to this market. With countries like China, India, North Korea, Japan adopting digital music technologies, the Asia Pacific market is expected to record the highest growth in digital audio workstations market in upcoming years. Also, the Middle East is an emerging player in the digital audio workstations market. 

Key Factors Impacting the Growth of Digital Audio WorkstationsMarket:

  • Increasing use of digitization & Cloud-based applications in the music industry.
  • Ease of music production as opposed to conventional methods.
  • Demand for high-quality music across the globe.

Key Developments in Digital Audio WorkstationsMarket:

  • In November 2018, Avid partnered with UVI, a developer of a software instrument and effects &soundware. The partnership will enable artists to produce quality music efficiently through the combination of Avid Pro Tools and UVI’s Falcon.
  • In February 2019, Steinberg released maintenance updates for all Cubase 10 versions. The updates include enhancements for chord pads, MixConsole, expression maps, etc.
  • In January 2018, Adobe released Adobe Audition, version 11.0.1. This version offers 50 usability, performance, and stability improvements. The updates include smart input monitoring, which avoids issues with audio device configurations, enhanced auto-ducking stability, better channel mixer effects, etc.
  • In March 2019, Avid renewed its multiyear agreement with FotoKem, a leader in digital and film post-production. The agreement ensures optimized efficiencies from Avid to enhance FotoKem’s video and audio post-production workflows. ProTools plays an important role in improving FotoKem’s audio post-production.

What Does This Report Provide?

This report provides a detailed understanding of the global digital audio workstations market from qualitative and quantitative perspectives during the forecast period. The report also provides dynamic indicators with potential impact on the digital audio workstations market during the forecast period and an in-depth analysis of the leading companies operating in the digital audio workstations market.

Market Segmentation:

By Type:

  • Recording
  • Editing
  • Mixing

By Application:

  • Professional Audio Engineers
  • Electronic Musicians
  • Music Studios

By Region:

  • North America
    • By Country (US, Canada, Mexico)
    • By Type
    • By Application
  • Western Europe
    • By Country (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of Western Europe)
    • By Type
    • By Application
  • Eastern Europe
    • By Country (Russia, Turkey, Rest of Eastern Europe)
    • By Type
    • By Application
  • Asia Pacific
    • By Country (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Rest of Asia Pacific)
    • By Type
    • By Application
  • Middle East
    • By Country (UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran, Rest of Middle East)
    • By Type
    • By Application
  • Rest of the World
    • By Region (South America, Africa)
    • By Type
    • By Application

Companies Covered: Apple, Adobe, Avid, Steinberg, Ableton, MOTU, Acoustica, Native Instruments, MAGIX, Presonus, Cakewalk, Inage Line Software, Bitwig, Renoise, and Harrison Consoles

Years Considered In The Study

Historic Year

2016, 2017

Base Year


Forecast Period


CAGR % (2019-2028)


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