PreSonus Studio One 4 Prime Review

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If you're an artist, musician, or producer who is looking to start your career and begin a creative process; setting up projects and recording tracks from start to finish with PreSonus Studio One is the perfect partner to getting the job done. When it comes to editing, mixing, recording, and adding virtual effects, Studio One offers tools to access for your projects within the song page. Your project page will help assemble the tools you need to master your tracks fit for editing any project. Having that effortless process in creating your production is the initial potential success.

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Tools & Instrument Software For Recording:

With Studio One, you can access scratchpads to help you create an arranger track to move song sections around seamlessly. Studio One offers harmonic editing to create a flexible chord track for implementation to create an easy process to songwriting and musical arrangement. This DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) allows you to create unlimited tracks for MIDI, audio, virtual instruments, and FX Channels.

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Harmonic editing is more than just a basic track for note data and chord tracking. With Studio One's chord track, you can audition, create, and charge chord progressions to try out for richer or simpler arrangement. Writing a song with better chord structure for the implementation of harmonic editing, Studio One provides an instrument and audio draft track to underscore the music creation process. With Notion 6.4 and higher, harmonic editing also helps you create printable leads sheets.

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Studio One includes a sound gadget controller for programming to control of your PreSonus interface. If your interface doesn't have these controls, you can get a program to oversee each Input. Consolidating both of these advances can drive your equipment preamps without submitting a super hot sign to loop around.

Studio One Professional's Pipeline XT module lets you utilize your dearest assortment of boutique, vintage, and exemplary simple sign processors as effectively have programming modules. Inertness remuneration is programmed, so you can without much of a stretch blend and match your modules and equipment. Residue off that RE-501 and get the opportunity to work.

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When MIDI information lands into Studio One, it's changed over to a 32 piece interior configuration. That implies no zipper clamor on instruments, smoother controller changes and pitch twists, increasingly itemized mechanization, and different advantages when working in Studio One. What's more, in the event that you have to drive the outer MIDI apparatus, Studio One deciphers its high goals group once again into standard MIDI information in the event that it needs to come back to the outside world.

Studio One additionally brags a vigorous set of imaginative note altering instruments like Randomize, Apply Scale, Mirror Notes, and that's only the tip of the iceberg just as utilitarian alternatives like Quantize and Humanize. These are assignable to console alternate ways and remembered for Macros. MIDI altering has never been something more.

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Hardware Specs & Formats:

Set up your tracks for spilling with information compacted, standard, or lossless documents. AAF (Advanced Authoring Format) gives a melody or session trade for the individuals who haven't changed to Studio One. Open all video and sound arrangements your working framework bolsters. Appreciate better video execution with 64 piece video motors for macOS and Windows, and fare a video document with your installed mixdown. Importing DDP documents for altering, for example, fixing ID labels or ISRC code blunders, at that point trade the remedied DDP record. Regardless of whether your music's last goal is internet spilling or physical media, Studio One Professional has you secured. Most as of late, PreSonus included fare support for variable-bitrate MP3, AAC, ALAC, and mono.

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The good news is that Studio One component demand has been actualized with the appearance of multi-center advancement for virtual instruments. With Studio One 4.5, the CPU load for utilizing consolidated virtual instruments inside a multi-instrument has been diminished by 70% for Native Plug-ins and around half for outsider instruments  Kontakt. PreSonus additionally included CPU improvement for Mai Tai and Presence XT. Past your CPU, they additionally extended Studio One's incorporation with your PreSonus equipment.

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Studio One's Browser has gotten plenty of new additions. Shop Presonus now includes its very own tab inside the program, so you don't have to leave the DAW to get new sounds and modules when motivation strikes. Exploring the browser is additionally now fundamentally quicker gratitude to the new route bar beneath the tabs. You likewise get a brand new gallery to see for investigating content in an increasingly obvious manner which works for the shop, your instruments and effects, SoundCloud, and exchange.

Dive into a closer look at PreSonus Studio Ones with Studio One Tutorial videos.

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• Windows 7 (SP1 + platform update), Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 x64
• Intel Core™ Duo or AMD® Athlon™ X2 processor (Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon X4 or better recommended)
• 4 GB RAM minimum (8 GB or more recommended)
• Internet connection (needed for installation and activation)
• Monitor with 1366 x 768 resolution (high-dpi monitor recommended)
• A multi-touch enabled monitor is required for touch operation
• 40 GB hard-drive space


• macOS 10.11 or higher (64-bit only)
• Intel Core™ 2 Duo processor (Core i3 or better recommended)
• 4 GB RAM minimum (8 GB or more recommended)
• Internet connection (needed for installation and activation
• Monitor with 1366 x 768 resolution (Retina display recommended)
• A multi-touch enabled monitor with TUIO support is required for touch operation
• 40 GB hard-drive space

Product Rating:

Purchasing Options

Ready to get started? PreSonus Studio One offers three different versions ranging prices from $0 - $500 depending on what build and features you want. Be sure to read more on the comparison each build has. Click here for purchasing options.

If you are under a budget and are looking to save money, Studio One 4 Prime includes unlimited audio and MIDI tracks, some basic plug-in effects, drag-and-drop editing and comping, and the Presence XT sampler with 1.5GB of instruments. This free version has the same powerful features from Studio One Artist and Professional. 

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