Gestures to Operate DAW Software

  title={Gestures to Operate DAW Software},
  author={Wincent Balin and J{\"o}rn Loviscach},
There is a noticeable absence of gestures—be they mouse-based or (multi-)touch-based—in mainstream digital audio workstation (DAW) software. As an example for such a gesture consider a clockwise O drawn with the finger to increase a value of a parameter. The increasing availability of devices such as smartphones, tablet computers and touchscreen displays raises the question in how far audio software can benefit from gestures. We describe design strategies to create a consistent set of gesture… CONTINUE READING