Music Software Popularity Index - 2010 Q1

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Digital Music Doctor announces the results of the Music Software Internet Popularity Index for First Quarter 2010. During 2010 Q1 all ten products held the same positions as in the previous quarter. Based on an annual moving average four products changed positions in the first quarter: Ableton Live moved up to sixth place and PG Music Band-in-a-Box rose to ninth. Adobe Audition dropped to eight place and Sony Sound Forge to tenth.

Digital Music Doctor announces the results of the Music Software Internet Popularity Index for First Quarter 2010. During 2010 Q1 all ten products held the same positions as in the previous quarter. Based on an annual moving average four products changed positions in the first quarter: Ableton Live moved up to sixth place and PG Music Band-in-a-Box rose to ninth. Adobe Audition dropped to eight place and Sony Sound Forge to tenth.

The ten most popular music software products on the Internet, based on recent search engine activity, are:

PRODUCT (INDEX)
1. DigiDesign Pro Tools (9.7)
2. Steinberg Cubase (7.9)
3. FL Studio (5.8)
4. Cakewalk Sonar (3.9)
5. Apple Logic (2.9)
6. Ableton Live (2.9)
7. Apple GarageBand (2.6)
8. Adobe Audition (2.2)
9. Band-in-a-Box (1.8)
10. Sony Sound Forge (1.7)

This index is based on quarterly Internet search activity on Google, Yahoo, AOL and MSN. Collectively these 4 search engines represent approximately 95 percent of the searches on the Internet. Over 100 search terms are used to construct this index, and 15 music software products are tracked. An annual average of the past four quarters is also included for comparison. The following table shows a complete list of the products tracked as well as the changes in their annual moving average ranking from the prior quarter:

PRODUCT (ANNUAL RANK CHANGE)
1. DigiDesign Pro Tools (0)
2. Steinberg Cubase (0)
3. FL Studio (0)
4. Cakewalk Sonar (0)
5. Apple Logic (0)
6. Ableton Live (1)
8. Apple GarageBand (0)
7. Adobe Audition (-1)
9. Band-in-a-Box (1)
10. Sony Sound Forge (-1)

Additional details on the results of the Music Software Popularity Index are available at the Digital Music Doctor website, http://www.digitalmusicdoctor.com/reviews/musicblog/.

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