Reaper 5.984

Record, edit, render and arrange multi-track waveform audio.

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REAPER is a digital audio workstation: a complete multitrack audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, mixing, and mastering environment.

Fast, Powerful Editing

  • Drag and drop to import, arrange, and render
  • Freely mix audio, MIDI, video, still image media on any track
  • Easily move, split, glue, resize, trim, loop, time stretch, pitch shift, fade, crossfade, slip, snap to grid, without switching tools
  • Intuitive zoom, scroll, scrub, jog, tab to audio transient, MIDI navigation
  • Simple and powerful nested folder system allows group editing, routing, bussing, all in one step
  • Full automation recording, playback, and editing support for track controls and plug-ins
  • Easily manage tempo, time signature, and varispeed changes
  • Separate audio or MIDI into freely arrangeable takes and lanes for easy comping
  • Easily copy or move regions, to quickly try out alternate arrangements

Plug-in Support

  • Insert almost any third-party audio or MIDI plug-in: VST, VSTi, DX, DXi, AU (OSX only), JS
  • ReWire (audio and MIDI) any capable application for even more flexibility
  • Fully automatic plug-in delay compensation (PDC)
  • Sidechain any plug-in, even if the plug-in does not natively support sidechaining
  • Apply FX in real time, or non-destructively render FX output
  • Real-time network FX processing: use other local machines as an FX farm

What's New:


  • add action to set media item playrate from user-supplied source media tempo
  • add meta-actions to set relative CC value based on next action toggle state/armed state


  • improve handling of projects with missing media
  • preserve edits when copying media items within time selection via action
  • support plugins that read audio from multiple threads


  • fix unfreeze of duplicated folder tracks or tracks with frozen receives
  • update routing buttons for all tracks on freeze/unfreeze


  • re-enable rex2 support on Mojave
  • remove builtin Mojave tab actions from view menu
  • workaround Mojave bug that causes crashes with certain menu customizations


  • fix incorrect CC marquee selection corner case
  • fix text events displayed in arrange view with non-1.0 playrate


  • fix behavior when duplicating or moving item

Automation items

  • fix volume envelope display preference affecting automation item playback

Batch converter

  • log files will warn if FX were not loaded


  • prevent race condition from causing playback glitches during rapid item movement/size/split


  • fix VST 8-pixel sizing issue

Media item properties

  • do not modify phase when adjusting volume for items with mixed phase

NINJAM log reading

  • avoid crash with zero-length OGG files


  • fix spectral peaks on items whose folder parents prohibit spectral peaks

Stretch markers

  • improve timing when using 0ms fades and elastique 3 soloist or 2.28 efficient/soloist modes

Undo history

  • improve context menu state to indicate which actions are available


  • fix render configuration from API


  • fix VLC 3.x crash with certain colorspace sources

Wet/dry knobs

  • improve mouse-up and double-click behavior


  • uninstaller now respects silent flag passed from command line


  • fix Windows WM_COPYDATA when using prefix and filename containing # character