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A question about history: first DSP-less DAW?
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Question A question about history: first DSP-less DAW?


In the beginning of the nineties, most DAW were coupled to specific, dedicated hardware and used a computer only for the user interface. Around 2000, the switch had been made to allow processing of the sound on the computer itself.

I would like to know what was the first DAW which could be used with a standard computer (PC/Mac) and a basic soundcard?

I suspect it's Cubase but I need a confirmation. Any more specific information (version, OS, date of introduction) would be welcome.

Thank you in advance.
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