Bitwig Studio 5 v5.1.9 [WiN]

Bitwig Studio 5.1.9
  • Publisher: Bitwig
  • Product: Bitwig Studio 5
  • Release: Team BATs
  • Version: 5.1.9

Bitwig Studio 5 arrives as a comprehensive digital audio workstation (DAW), offering an extensive suite of features for music production.

The introduction of five new MSEGs (Multi-Segment Envelope Generators) in Bitwig Studio 5 marks a significant upgrade to the modulation system. These modulators can now control track- and project-level parameters and expand into pop-out windows, providing a more versatile and user-friendly experience.

The browser improvements in Bitwig Studio 5 go beyond aesthetics. Users can now find plug-ins, presets, and wavetables more efficiently, thanks to the unified search results and a more visual content browsing experience.

Bitwig Studio’s unique hardware integration features, such as MIDI Clock Sync and Ableton LINK, stand out. The DAW ensures tight MIDI handling, note timing, and latency compensation, making it a top choice for those who incorporate hardware into their workflow.

The Grid is a modular sound design environment that allows users to build synths, audio effects, and more from scratch. It’s a testament to Bitwig Studio’s commitment to providing a platform for creative exploration.

Audio clips in Bitwig Studio 5 are flexible, with options to split at onsets, repitch with curves, and adapt to tempo changes. The DAW also offers dynamic note editing, allowing for micro-pitch adjustments and expressive MIDI and CV outputs.

With over 90 instruments, audio and note FX, container devices, and signal routers, Bitwig Studio 5 translates any musical idea into reality. The Sampler, with its multiple playback modes and powerful multisample editor, is a highlight.

Bitwig Studio 5 is compatible with Windows, macOS, and Linux, catering to a wide range of users. The latest update, version 5.1.8, addresses several fixes, enhancing the overall stability and performance of the DAW.

Bitwig Studio 5 is a powerhouse for music production, offering a blend of innovative features and user-centric design. Its latest update solidifies its position as a leading DAW for both studio and live performance settings. For producers and sound designers seeking a versatile and robust platform, Bitwig Studio 5 is an excellent choice.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 5.1.9 [released 06 May 2024]


  • Recording note pitch bends was not always accurate (a regression) [35775]
  • Automation recording of certain parameter types in the Arranger (such as mute) was not preserving the off (unmuted) state (a regression) [35666]
  • macOS: Fixed a potential audio engine crash when scanning device metadata while device is being disconnected [35405]
  • SSL Native Channel Strip plug-in: Fixed an issue when adding more than 8 FX tracks [35777]

System Requirements

  • Windows – Windows 7, 8, 10, or 11 (all in 64-bit)
  • Mac – macOS 10.14 (“Mojave”) or above
  • Linux – Ubuntu 20.04 or later.

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