> For instance, the zplane time and pitch shifting software isn't available for Linux and a replacement would be needed to be found,
> at the cost of poorer time stretching and pitch shifting results.
Haven't used that specific software, so idea what it's really doing. But if it's just about some waveform transformation like pitching, that really shouldn't be the big deal (and there're several free libraries for that).
> I'm sure there are other examples which stand in the way of this becoming a reality, not to mention the fact if it's worth it from
> PreSonus's perspective.
Unfortunately, they don't tell us the reasons, so we (the FOSS community) can't offer any help.