This quarter the top three products--ImageLine FL Studio, Ableton Live, and Avid Pro Tools--retained the same positions as the previous quarter. Native Instruments Maschine moved up to fourth place, pushing Steinberg Cubase down one position. Propellerhead Reason and Adobe Audition also improved their positions in the top ten. Apple Logic climbed back into the top ten displacing Apple Garageband.
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The music software popularity index is based both on Internet search activity on Google and Microsoft (Yahoo+Bing) as well as social engagement activity on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Here are the changes in annual rankings from the past quarter for all of the products tracked in this index. More...