REAPER

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REAPER
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REAPER v4.73
Developer(s) Cockos
Stable release 4.78 / May 4, 2015; 1 day ago (2015-05-04)
Operating system Windows XP+
Mac OS X 10.4+
Type Digital audio workstation
License Proprietary
Website www.reaper.fm

REAPER (Rapid Environment for Audio Production, Engineering, and Recording) is a digital audio workstation created by Cockos. It is distributed with an uncrippled evaluation license with a nag screen explaining the license cost. It is currently available for Microsoft Windows (XP/Vista/7/8) and Mac OS X (10.4-10.10). Linux is not currently supported, but the program can be successfully run using Wine/Wine64.[1] Version 4 of REAPER was released on August 3, 2011.[2]

Licensing[edit]

REAPER is distributed under two licenses as well a 60 day evaluation trial option. Users can choose between a license targeted to private individuals or one targeted to organizations. There is a nag screen which is disabled through licensing the product, and there is no copy protection.

Control surface support[edit]

REAPER has built-in support for:

  • BCF2000 – Behringer's motorized faders control surface, USB/MIDI[3]
  • TranzPort – Frontier Design Group's wireless transport control[4]
  • AlphaTrack – Frontier Design Group's AlphaTrack control surface[5]
  • FaderPort – Presonus' FaderPort control surface[6]
  • Baby HUI – Mackie's Baby HUI control surface[7]
  • MCU – Mackie's "Mackie Control Universal" control surface[8]

Version history[edit]

  • First public release – December 23, 2005[9] as freeware[10]
  • 1.0 – released on August 23, 2006[11] as shareware
  • 2.0 – October 10, 2007
  • 3.0 – May 22, 2009
  • 4.0 – August 3, 2011

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cockos Wiki. How to run Reaper in Wine on Linux. Retrieved 2013-06-07.". Wiki.cockos.com. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  2. ^ O'Malley, Owen (2009-05-27). "Cockos Reaper 3: DAWn't Fear It". Retrieved 2009-05-30. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ "Frontier Design Group". Frontierdesign.com. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Frontier Design Group". Frontierdesign.com. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "PreSonus - FaderPort". Presonus.com. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "Mackie - Baby HUI". Mackie.com. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  8. ^ Marketing Dept. "Mackie - Mackie Control Universal Pro". Mackie.com. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  9. ^ "REAPER - Old Versions". Reaper.fm. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  10. ^ "REAPER : Latest news". Web.archive.org. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  11. ^ "REAPER - Old Versions". Reaper.fm. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 

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