|RiffWorks Features||RiffWorks T4 v2.6.7||RiffWorks Standard v2.6.7|
|Riff-Based Workflow: Record songs in bite-sized pieces (Riffs). This unique and fun way to record facilitates experimentation with song structure. Each Riff can include different backups, effects, tempos, lengths, and layers.||Yes||Yes|
|Automatic Track Creation & Loop Recording: A new layer (track) is created each time you start recording and each time a Riff loops. Stack layers on top of each other (bass, guitar, vocals) to create a Riff. Use looping to create multiple tracks, do multiple takes, etc. Each layer has controls for mixing and effects.||4 Layers per Riff plus Drums
(24 while collaborating)
|24 Layers Per Riff plus Drums
(24 while collaborating)
|RiffLink Online Collaboration is built into RiffWorks (60 days free with RiffWorks Standard,* ($10 for 30 days, and $60 for a year). An unlimited number of musicians can collaborate on a song (4 at a time). As a track is recorded, it streams to other players and and remains in sync with the drums. RiffWorks loop-based workflow allows collaboration without latency or distance issues. Create and join both public and invite-only collaborations. Listen to collaborations in progress in RiffWorks, and hear completed ones on RiffWorld.||$10/30 days or $60/year||60 days comes free with RiffWorks Standard v2.6 or later, then $10/30 days or $60/year|
|RiffCaster Song Posting: Broadcast songs to RiffWorld.com with a single click on the RiffCast button in RiffWorks.||Yes||Yes|
|InstantDrummer: Tempo-synchronized backup drum recordings with adjustable intensity, variation and tempo. No need for tedious drum programming.
9 InstantDrummer sessions by top drum content companies (worth $9.99 each) are included for free with RiffWorks Standard.
Find more than 100 InstantDrummer sessions to use with RiffWorks T4 and RiffWorks Standard.
Create songs using InstantDrummer sessions by famous drummers!
|RiffWorks T4 (free) includes 1 Demo session with a sampling of parts.||
RiffWorks Standard Includes 9 Free InstantDrummer sessions by top drum content companies ($90 value).
Sonoma Wire Works:
(1)Afro Island Grooves
Drums On Demand:
(7)When I Drum Around
(8)Matt Sorum Basic
(9)RAW Funk Grooves
|REX Player: Record along with tempo synchronized backup loop files (REX and RX2).||No||Yes||ReWire: Use RiffWorks simultaneously with programs like Reason, Ableton Live and more.||No||Yes|
|Metronome: Use for lead-in, while recording, for a simple beat, or to add extra flavor in addition to the drummer.||Yes||Yes|
|7 Effects: Wah, Multi-band Compression & Distortion, Modulation, Delay, Reverb, Compression, and British Style EQ. These effects and can be added to Layers, Riffs, InstantDrummer sessions, and Input.||Yes||Yes|
|Compatible VST Plug-ins can be activated, heard, and recorded while playing your instrument through RiffWorks.||Yes - RiffWorks Compatible VST Plug-ins||Yes - RiffWorks Compatible VST Plug-ins|
|Bundled Plug-in to use with other DAWs: The same 7 great sounding effects found in RiffWorks are available as the Sonoma 7 VST Plugin for use in other recording software:||No||Sonoma 7 VST Plugin|
|Song Layer: Record linear tracks, or layers, over a complete song. Useful for recording solos and vocals.||Yes||Yes|
|Simultaneous Recorded Layers with SongLayers playing over Riffs (CPU dependent)||8 plus drums||48 plus drums|
|Junt: Set the tempo and start recording by simply playing your guitar or singing. Junt has a proprietary tempo detection algorithm that allows you to focus on your internal groove.||Yes||Yes|
|Single Shot Record: Alternative to continuous looped recording.||Yes||Yes|
|Riff Notes: A place to make remarks about recordings.||Yes||Yes|
|Mono or Stereo Input: Input Meters show the level coming directly from your input device.||Yes||Yes|
|Quick Start Tutorial & Help: A Quick Start Tutorial begins at launch and is translated into 14 languages (Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Nowegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish). A help guide with further info is built right into RiffWorks with links to the online guide.||Yes||Yes|
Mix Song to .wav: for burning to CD
Mix Song to .ogg: for sound player applications
Mix to Riff: bounce multiple riffs down to one layer in a single riff
RiffCast to .mp3 : Download MP3s of your songs on RiffWorld.com
|Export Riffs as .wav files to other DAWs||No||Yes|
|Save as .rwr: Save as RiffWorks Riff files. Used for importing into another RiffWorks song.||No||Yes|
|32-bit Floating Point Recording||16-bit only||16-bit & 32-bit|
|32-bit Floating Point Mix||16-bit only||16-bit & 32-bit|
|44.1 Sample Rate for simple setup and CD burning.||Yes||Yes|
|Mac OS Universal Compatibility||Yes||Yes|
|Windows XP ASIO & Mac OS Core Audio Device Compatibility: Supports most devices from Digidesign, IK Multimedia, Line 6, M-Audio, PreSonus and more. See Recommended Hardware List||Yes||Yes|
|Screen Resolution||1020||1020 & 1125|
|FourTrack iPhone App Import||Yes||Yes|
|Price:||Free||$49 (sale price)|
*Bundled for a limited time.