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Global Digital Audio Workstation Market: By Component: Software, Services; By Type: Editing, Mixing, Recording; By Operating System: Android, Mac, Windows, Linux; By End User; By Deployment Model; Regional Analysis; Historical Market and Forecast (2018-2028); Market Dynamics; Competitive Landscape; Industry Events and Developments

Global Digital Audio Workstation Market Outlook

The global market for digital audio workstation reached about USD 2.88 billion in 2021. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of about 7.80% in the forecast period of 2023-2028. It will reach an approximate value of USD 4.52 billion by 2027, driven by the increasing demand for high-definition media.

 

North America to be the Among the Leading Regional Markets Due to the Rapid Technological Advances

North America has been leading the global market for digital workstations since the historical period. It will continue to show its dominance during the forecast period as well, owing to the increasing adoption of advanced technologies, including Android, Linux, and other operating systems, and the rising digitisation of the music industry. Due to the technological advancements and digitisation of music instruments, the production process has become smoother with each step, and the entertainment industry is progressively moving towards digital audio workstations as the need for music production of higher quality rises with the growing number of shows, internet videos, games, film scores, and others.

The established players in North America also incorporate AI and Cloud-based systems to increase the scale and functionality. It offers reduced cost and easy integration, provides pre-composed genre models and enables processing, importing, and exporting in any file format, making organisations much more manageable and raising the adoption of digital audio workstations.

 

Market Segmentations

Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) is an electric device or music production software used to record computer audio. It works on both MAC and Windows, allowing the user to record, manipulate different aspects of music, and create audio files.

The digital audio workstation market, by component, can be divided into:

  • Software
  • Services
    • Professional
    • Managed

By type, the global market can be divided into:

  • Editing
  • Mixing
  • Recording

Based on the operating system, the digital audio workstation can be divided into:

  • Android
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

The end-users of the digital audio workstation in the market are:

  • Artist/Performers
  • Education Institutes
  • Music Studios
  • Professionals/Audio Engineers and Mixers
  • Songwriters and Production teams
  • Electronic Musicians
  • Others

Among these professionals/ audio engineers and mixers are expected to be the major end-users.

The deployment models of digital audio workstations are:

  • On-Premises
  • Cloud

The regional markets for digital audio workstations can be divided into North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa.

 

Technological Advancements and Digitisation are Bolstering the Market Growth

The consumer’s demand for high-definition audio from the media industry is increasing. To meet the requirements, digital audio workstations are advancing fast to provide a smoother experience while working with music. Digitisation has made it much easier to buy and access music, all it needs is a few clicks, and it is available in the device's music library. Technological advancement has also made it possible to stream music on devices, it can be played from anywhere in the world, and it does not cover much of the storage space, making it significantly user-friendly, which further promotes the market growth of digital audio workstations.

Presently, digital audio workstations are being used almost in audio and video processing systems, and the user base is continuously growing due to the sheer accessibility it provides. It also lowers the entry barrier for budding professionals. It gives music producers, DJs, audio engineers, and professionals the ability to hold live performances more efficiently and work on the fly; because of this, the Android-based systems and application software are gaining popularity, especially in the Asia Pacific region, which compliments the growth of the market in the region.

 

Key Players in the Global Market for Digital Audio Workstations

The report gives a detailed analysis of the following key players in the global digital audio workstations market, covering their competitive landscape, capacity, and latest developments like mergers, acquisitions, and investments, expansions of capacity, and plant turnarounds:

  • Apple Inc.
  • Adobe Inc.
  • Ableton AG
  • Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH
  • Acoustica Inc.
  • PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc.
  • Others

The comprehensive EMR report provides an in-depth assessment of the market based on the Porter's five forces model along with giving a SWOT analysis.

 

Key Highlights of the Report

REPORT FEATURES DETAILS
Base Year 2022
Historical Period 2018-2022
Forecast Period 2023-2028
Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment:

  • Component
  • Type
  • Operating System
  • End User
  • Deployment Model
  • Region
Breakup by Component
  • Software
  • Services
    • Professional
    • Managed
Breakup by Type
  • Editing
  • Mixing
  • Recording
Breakup by Operating System
  • Android
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
Breakup by End User
  • Artist/Performers
  • Education Institutes
  • Music Studios
  • Professionals/Audio Engineers and Mixers
  • Songwriters and Production teams
  • Electronic Musicians
  • Others
Breakup by Deployment Model
  • On-Premises
  • Cloud
Breakup by Region
  • North America
    • United States of America 
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • United Kingdom
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Others
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • ASEAN
    • Australia
    • Others
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Mexico
    • Others
  • Middle East and Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Nigeria
    • South Africa
    • Others
Market Dynamics
  • SWOT
  • Porter's Five Forces
  • Key Indicators for Demand
  • Key Indicators for Price
Competitive Landscape
  • Market Structure
  • Company Profiles
    • Company Overview
    • Product Portfolio
    • Demographic Reach and Achievements
    • Certifications
Companies Covered
  • Apple Inc.
  • Adobe Inc.
  • Ableton AG
  • Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH
  • Acoustica Inc.
  • PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc.
  • Others
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*At Expert Market Research, we strive to always give you current and accurate information. The numbers depicted in the description are indicative and may differ from the actual numbers in the final EMR report.

1    Preface
2    Report Coverage – Key Segmentation and Scope
3    Report Description

    3.1    Market Definition and Outlook
    3.2    Properties and Applications
    3.3    Market Analysis
    3.4    Key Players
4    Key Assumptions
5    Executive Summary

    5.1    Overview
    5.2    Key Drivers
    5.3    Key Developments
    5.4    Competitive Structurea
    5.5    Key Industrial Trends
6    Market Snapshot
    6.1    Global
    6.2    Regional
7    Opportunities and Challenges in the Market
8    Global Digital Audio Workstation Market Analysis

    8.1    Key Industry Highlights
    8.2    Global Digital Audio Workstation Historical Market (2018-2022) 
    8.3    Global Digital Audio Workstation Market Forecast (2023-2028)
    8.4    Global Digital Audio Workstation Market by Component
        8.4.1    Software
            8.4.1.1    Market Share
            8.4.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.4.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.4.2    Services
            8.4.2.1    Market Share
            8.4.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.4.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
            8.4.2.4    Breakup by Type
                8.4.2.4.1    Professional
                8.4.2.4.2    Managed
    8.5    Global Digital Audio Workstation Market by Type
        8.5.1    Editing
            8.5.1.1    Market Share
            8.5.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.5.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.5.2    Mixing
            8.5.2.1    Market Share
            8.5.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.5.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.5.3    Recording
            8.5.3.1    Market Share
            8.5.3.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.5.3.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    8.6    Global Digital Audio Workstation Market by Operating System
        8.6.1    Android
            8.6.1.1    Market Share
            8.6.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.6.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.6.2    Mac
            8.6.2.1    Market Share
            8.6.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.6.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.6.3    Windows
            8.6.3.1    Market Share
            8.6.3.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.6.3.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.6.4    Linux
            8.6.4.1    Market Share
            8.6.4.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.6.4.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    8.7    Global Digital Audio Workstation Market by End User
        8.7.1    Artists/Performers
            8.7.1.1    Market Share
            8.7.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.7.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.7.2    Education Institutes
            8.7.2.1    Market Share
            8.7.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.7.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.7.3    Music Studios
            8.7.3.1    Market Share
            8.7.3.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.7.3.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.7.4    Professionals/Audio Engineers and Mixers
            8.7.4.1    Market Share
            8.7.4.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.7.4.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.7.5    Songwriters and Production teams
            8.7.5.1    Market Share
            8.7.5.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.7.5.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.7.6    Electronic Musicians
            8.7.6.1    Market Share
            8.7.6.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.7.6.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.7.7    Others
    8.8    Global Digital Audio Workstation Market by Deployment Model
        8.8.1    On Premises
            8.8.1.1    Market Share
            8.8.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.8.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.8.2    Cloud
            8.8.2.1    Market Share
            8.8.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022)
            8.8.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)    
    8.9    Global Digital Audio Workstation Market by Region
        8.9.1    North America
            8.9.1.1    Market Share
            8.9.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
            8.9.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.9.2    Europe
            8.9.2.1    Market Share
            8.9.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
            8.9.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.9.3    Asia Pacific
            8.9.3.1    Market Share
            8.9.3.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
            8.9.3.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.9.4    Latin America
            8.9.4.1    Market Share
            8.9.4.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
            8.9.4.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
        8.9.5    Middle East and Africa
            8.9.5.1    Market Share
            8.9.5.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
            8.9.5.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
9    North America Digital Audio Workstation Market Analysis
    9.1    United States of America 
        9.1.1    Market Share
        9.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        9.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    9.2    Canada
        9.2.1    Market Share
        9.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        9.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
10    Europe Digital Audio Workstation Market Analysis
    10.1    United Kingdom
        10.1.1    Market Share
        10.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        10.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    10.2    Germany
        10.2.1    Market Share
        10.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        10.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    10.3    France
        10.3.1    Market Share
        10.3.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        10.3.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    10.4    Italy
        10.4.1    Market Share
        10.4.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        10.4.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    10.5    Others
11    Asia Pacific Digital Audio Workstation Market Analysis
    11.1    China
        11.1.1    Market Share
        11.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        11.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    11.2    Japan
        11.2.1    Market Share
        11.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        11.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    11.3    India
        11.3.1    Market Share
        11.3.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        11.3.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    11.4    ASEAN
        11.4.1    Market Share
        11.4.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        11.4.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    11.5    Australia
        11.5.1    Market Share
        11.5.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        11.5.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    11.6    Others
12    Latin America  Digital Audio Workstation Market Analysis
    12.1    Brazil
        12.1.1    Market Share
        12.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        12.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    12.2    Argentina
        12.2.1    Market Share
        12.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        12.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    12.3    Mexico
        12.3.1    Market Share
        12.3.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        12.3.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    12.4    Others
13    Middle East and Africa Digital Audio Workstation Market Analysis
    13.1    Saudi Arabia
        13.1.1    Market Share
        13.1.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        13.1.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    13.2    United Arab Emirates
        13.2.1    Market Share
        13.2.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        13.2.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    13.3    Nigeria
        13.3.1    Market Share
        13.3.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        13.3.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    13.4    South Africa
        13.4.1    Market Share
        13.4.2    Historical Trend (2018-2022) 
        13.4.3    Forecast Trend (2023-2028)
    13.5    Others
14    Market  Dynamics
    14.1    SWOT Analysis
        14.1.1    Strengths
        14.1.2    Weaknesses
        14.1.3    Opportunities
        14.1.4    Threats
    14.2    Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
        14.2.1    Supplier’s Power
        14.2.2    Buyer’s Power
        14.2.3    Threat of New Entrants
        14.2.4    Degree of Rivalry
        14.2.5    Threat of Substitutes
    14.3    Key Indicators for Demand
    14.4    Key Indicators for Price
15    Competitive Landscape
    15.1    Market Structure
    15.2    Company Profiles
        15.2.1    Apple Inc.
            15.2.1.1    Company Overview
            15.2.1.2    Product Portfolio
            15.2.1.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            15.2.1.4    Certifications
        15.2.2    Adobe Inc.
            15.2.2.1    Company Overview
            15.2.2.2    Product Portfolio
            15.2.2.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            15.2.2.4    Certifications
        15.2.3    Ableton AG
            15.2.3.1    Company Overview
            15.2.3.2    Product Portfolio
            15.2.3.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            15.2.3.4    Certifications
        15.2.4    Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH
            15.2.4.1    Company Overview
            15.2.4.2    Product Portfolio
            15.2.4.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            15.2.4.4    Certifications
        15.2.5    Acoustica Inc.
            15.2.5.1    Company Overview
            15.2.5.2    Product Portfolio
            15.2.5.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            15.2.5.4    Certifications
        15.2.6    PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc.
            15.2.6.1    Company Overview
            15.2.6.2    Product Portfolio
            15.2.6.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            15.2.6.4    Certifications
        15.2.7    Others
16    Key Trends and Developments in the Market

 

List of Key Figures and Tables

1.    Global Digital Audio Workstation Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2018 and 2028
2.    Global Digital Audio Workstation Historical Market: Breakup by Component (USD Billion), 2018-2022
3.    Global Digital Audio Workstation Market Forecast: Breakup by Component (USD Billion), 2023-2028
4.    Global Digital Audio Workstation Historical Market: Breakup by Type (USD Billion), 2018-2022
5.    Global Digital Audio Workstation Market Forecast: Breakup by Type (USD Billion), 2023-2028
6.    Global Digital Audio Workstation Historical Market: Breakup by Operating System (USD Billion), 2018-2022
7.    Global Digital Audio Workstation Market Forecast: Breakup by Operating System (USD Billion), 2023-2028
8.    Global Digital Audio Workstation Historical Market: Breakup by End User (USD Billion), 2018-2022
9.    Global Digital Audio Workstation Market Forecast: Breakup by End User (USD Billion), 2023-2028
10.    Global Digital Audio Workstation Historical Market: Breakup by Deployment Model (USD Billion), 2018-2022
11.    Global Digital Audio Workstation Market Forecast: Breakup by Deployment Model (USD Billion), 2023-2028
12.    Global Digital Audio Workstation Historical Market: Breakup by Region (USD Billion), 2018-2022
13.    Global Digital Audio Workstation Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (USD Billion), 2023-2028
14.    North America Digital Audio Workstation Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2018-2022
15.    North America Digital Audio Workstation Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2023-2028
16.    Europe Digital Audio Workstation Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2018-2022
17.    Europe Digital Audio Workstation Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2023-2028
18.    Asia Pacific Digital Audio Workstation Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2018-2022
19.    Asia Pacific Digital Audio Workstation Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2023-2028
20.    Latin America Digital Audio Workstation Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2018-2022
21.    Latin America Digital Audio Workstation Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2023-2028
22.    Middle East and Africa Digital Audio Workstation Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2018-2022
23.    Middle East and Africa Digital Audio Workstation Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2023-2028
24.    Global Digital Audio Workstation Market Structure

Key Questions Answered in the Report

In 2021, the global market attained a value of nearly USD 2.88 billion.

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.80% between 2023 and 2028.

The market is estimated to witness healthy growth in the forecast period of 2023-2028 to reach USD 4.52 billion by 2027.

The industry is driven by the technologically advancing industry and the accessibility provided by the digitisation of music.

The primary industry trend is the changing generation and increasing adoption of digital music.

The major regions in the industry are North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa, with North America being a dominant region for the market.

The components in the market are software and services, where services can be further divided into professional and managed.

The types of global digital audio workstations include Editing, Mixing, and Recording.

The operating systems used are Android, Mac, Windows, and Linux.

The end-users in the market include artists/performers, education institutes, music studios, professionals/audio engineers and mixers, songwriters and production teams, and electronic musicians, among others.

The primary end-users of the digital audio workstation industry are professionals/ audio engineers and mixers.

The deployment models of the digital audio workstations market include on-premises and cloud.

The major players in the industry are Apple Inc., Adobe Inc., Ableton AG, Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH, Acoustica Inc., and PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc., among others.

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The global digital audio workstation market attained a value of USD 2.88 billion in 2021, driven by the rising adoption of digitization. Aided by the growing technological advancements and accessibility, the market is expected to witness further growth in the forecast period of 2023-2028, growing at a CAGR of 7.80%. The market is projected to reach USD 4.52 billion by 2027.

EMR’s meticulous research methodology delves deep into the market, covering the macro and micro aspects of the industry. Based on its components, the digital audio workstations market can be segmented into software and services, where services can be further divided into professional and managed. The types can be divided into editing, mixing, and recording and the operating system can be divided into Android, Mac, Windows, and Linux. The end-users can be divided into artists/performers, education institutes, music studios, professionals/audio engineers and mixers, songwriters and production teams, and electronic musicians, among others. The deployment model can be divided into on-premises and cloud. The regional markets include North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia Pacific, with North America being the leading market. The key players in the above market are Apple Inc., Adobe Inc., Ableton AG, Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH, Acoustica Inc., and PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc., among others.

EMR’s research methodology uses a combination of cutting-edge analytical tools and the expertise of their highly accomplished team, thus, providing their customers with market insights that are accurate, actionable and help them remain ahead of their competition.

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