asked May 20 '16 at 10:26 by buendner (11)

Is ist possible to compile a small Version of Bitwig on a Raspberry PI it would be great to have a good daw on a small device. It would be great if I can have an API for building my own Controllers and can integrate this in pieces of Art...

Not possible. The reason it works across OS's is because all 3 major OS's (Linux, Mac, Windows) run on x86 processor architecture. Raspberry PI runs on an ARM processor architecture and thus is why bitwig cannot run on it.

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answered May 29 '16 at 07:27 by pheelter (21)

What about Exatech Exagear for X86 on Pi

This is a layer that converts ARM code to X86 code (effectively). I noticed the specs on Linux are 2GB Ram. I have Pi 3B with 1 GB. a 32GB flash drive, and of course it's 4 core running at 1 Ghz.

Do you have any sort of lite version that could at least be a host and sequencer, that maybe has a few soft synths.

I am working on putting together a PI version for students. I have a music school with a lot of current gear. This would give students a way to get into it and hopefully motivate them, to get the pro version eventually.

You may think about this as a way to get BitWig to a larger audience. Windows 10 runs on Pi, but is limited, eventually they may be a good solution. You have lots of competition, perhaps this is a way to set yourself apart.

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answered Jun 09 '16 at 00:20 by jbarbeau (11)

I Think this is too big for an emulator, you will have to recompile it on either a crosscompiler or an native Arm compiler,

The argument it is impossible would be only valid if you progammed it on a x86 assembler, this is nowadays quite uncommon. I am not into your software Architecture but in my opinion it is a matter of effort.

But Arm could be nice, think of Chromebooks, IOS and Android Devices and others these are playing big roles.

I thought of Mathematica, these guys sell the big software on PC and give it away on the Pi to catch the young engineers ;-) It is a clever invest

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answered Jun 09 '16 at 09:56 by buendner (11)

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