The short answer. OSX works very well in the audio and video dept. Core audio is very well supported, robust and offers very low latency when working with audio plug-ins and audio hardware units like protools racks, apogee, Focusrite, etc.
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Artists, graphic designers, and musicians use Mac computers because Apple has designed a variety of high-quality creative applications made to run in the Apple ecosystem. In addition, Macs’ operating system and user interface are easier and more intuitive for creatively minded people.
Simon Mills - “Mac is perfect for musicians because you spend more time working on music, rather than ironing out issues all the time, and because each mac is made from exactly the same parts, you can easily solve any problem that might arise… it’s easily traceable.
With all that said, there are a lot of people out there that will argue that a MacBook Air works just fine for music production, and it will work just fine, especially if you have the best version with the most RAM, the highest processor speed, and the most storage capacity.
Mac offers better out-of-the-box software and hardware audio optimizations for music production in comparison to Windows computers, but generally at a much higher cost.
First introduced in the 13” MacBook Pro, Mac mini and iMac, the new M1 (and the even newer M1 Pro and M1 Max) chips promise significantly enhanced performance for music production, mixing and other pro audio tasks. Luckily, many DAWs are already M1-compatible.
MacBook Pro 14-inch (2021)
There’s a good reason why many music producers and musicians favour Apple products, and macOS, the operating system the MacBook Pro 14-inch comes with, supports a huge amount of music production applications.
It is known that in the 90 Apple’s MAC machine dominate the music studios. After the 2000’s things have changed, so have appeared more and more computers running on Windows, perhaps because it is cheaper and easier to upgrade. Today it is hard to say which is more popular.
At the end of the day, it does feel just a bit smoother to use FL on a Mac compared to a PC. Another advantage to using a Mac for FL Studio is its compatibility with midi controllers.