Tracktion Corporation has announced that the award winning Tracktion 6 digital audio workstation for PC, Mac, and Linux is now free to download and use.
T6 DAW ($60 value) was released two years ago, as yet another major upgrade to Tracktion Software’s flagship DAW. The version that was re-released as freeware today isn’t a limited or a “Lite” version of the software. It is the full version of T6, the same one you’d get if you purchased it two years ago.
Tracktion Corporation has dominated the freeware DAW market since 2015 when they released the Tracktion 4 digital audio workstation as freeware. Due to its commercial-grade feature set and capabilities, Tracktion 4 blew away the competition and was instantly regarded as the best freeware DAW. The same happened when T5 became freeware one year later. Users can now upgrade to T6 completely free of charge and take advantage of its Z-Plane’s Elastique Pro time stretch algorithm, Warp Time audio editing features, and Tracktion’s time correction tool kit.
Often regarded as “The Musician’s DAW”, Tracktion is an efficient, workflow-oriented tool for music production. T6 is one of its finest versions to date with new (at the time) highlight features like dedicated sub-mix and automation tracks, an improved plugin management system, a powerful “super comp” audio compiling tool, and tape-style start/stop effects. It was also the first version of Tracktion to offer access to the Marketplace hub for purchasing and installing expansions, plugins, and other content.
The software is consistently upgraded with new features, following the suggestions and requests from its vast user base. Earlier this year, Tracktion Corporation released a brand new digital audio workstation called Waveform, with an enhanced workflow and user interface.
On a related note, users can upgrade to Waveform for $74.25 (Waveform+ Pack Upgrade, a $99 value) or $112.50 (Waveform Ultimate Pack Upgrade, a $150 value) during the Labor Day sale. Use the coupon code LABORDAY at checkout to apply the discount to your upgrade purchase before September 5, 2017.
UPDATE: The download link isn’t working at the moment, probably because increased traffic is hammering Tracktion’s servers. This happens quite often when major software goes freeware. I’m expecting it to go back online in a few hours.
T6 DAW is available for free download via Tracktion Corporation (32-bit and 64-bit standalone application for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux).