The DAW - Digital Work Station is really just a tool and one needs to go back to the start way before the DAW to truly understand why the DAW was created. How did people 1st record the sound? On April 9, 1860, 17 years before Thomas Edison
Back in the day..early 2000’s when DAW’s and SAW’s were becoming the tool of choice there used to be a lot of talk on the subject of Fixed vs Floating Point DSP and now it is 2024 and most if not all use Floating Point DSP here is a good read on the topic.
If you would like to update your SawStudio shade to work in SawStudio64 here are the instructions to do it. You will need the Resource Hacker program which you can get HERE. Just follow the instructions and you will have a updated ...