Originally Posted by omsot
Thank you for your answer.
Sure XP is a bit older but far away from dead, it's still in use by so many people and producers around world. Look for e.g. at the brandnew Ableton Live 9 requirements and you will see it's still supports XP. I'm really disappointing about this decision, again i'm not able to buy and use Reason for my music.
Just buy Reason 6.5
It's a fantastic DAW. If you want midi out, just rewire it into Ableton Lite or Reaper or some other cheap DAW. I'm using 6.5 and it's rocking. It's not like Reason 7 is your only option.