Blue Ribbon Soundworks

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Blue Ribbon Soundworks
Type Subsidiary of Microsoft
Founded United States
Headquarters United States

Blue Ribbon SoundWorks was a digital audio editor company in the United States. It was acquired by Microsoft on October 16, 1995, and merged its technology with DirectSound.[1] The company was also known for Bars&Pipes, a series of music sequencer software packages written for the Amiga. It was founded by Melissa Jordan Grey and Todor Fay, who went on to found NewBlue, a video technology company.


  1. ^ "Microsoft Investor Relations - Acquisitions". Microsoft. 2008-03-14. Retrieved 2008-04-13.