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Re: Conversion to Mac!
I believe Sound Forge is finally coming to the MAC (nasty teaser site
thought to be from Sony http://www.finallyonthemac.com/)
Of course, who knows when but still, this rumor isn't really a bad one
On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 4:14 PM, Jeff Larson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I started using a Mac as my daily work machine a few months ago, there
> only two things I miss.
> First the copy/paste keys are Command-C and Command-V rather than
> and Control-V and
> I haven't found a good way to map them. I get used to it but it drives
> nuts when I have
> to switch between a Mac and a PC.
> Second, I can't stand Finder and the file chooser dialogs. I am a fast
> typist, when I want a file the easiest
> way for me is to type in the name and have the OS do auto-complete. Not
> a Mac. Oh no, you're
> not supposed to TYPE on a Mac, you're supposed to wiggle and scroll and
> click for 5 minutes over a deep directory tree.
> And if you want to search, by golly of course you want to search the
> file system, not the directory you
> are currently in. Yes there's that goofy button under the search box
> you can select to search in just
> the folder, why the hell isn't this the default?
> Using any media file that isn't in an Officially Sanctioned Apple Format
> (Quicktime) is a bit of a pain,
> but there are 3rd party apps. There are no games but you can use
> if you have enough disk.
> Oh and SoundFourge. There is not a single commercial or free Mac sound
> editor that works as well
> as SoundFourge and don't waste time suggesting Ardor. I still do all my
> .wav file editing on a PC
> if I can.
> If you do any C++ development, Xcode just flat out sucks compared to
> Studio. I also find Apple's
> online docs much harder to use than MSDN.
> On the plus side Logic and Mainstage are great and hibernate just works.
> have never had a
> PC laptop that could come out of hibernation reliably.
> Overall I'm happy with the switch and I'd do it again.
> From: Kris Hartung <email@example.com>
> Reply-To: "Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com"
> Date: Monday, July 2, 2012 5:42 PM
> To: "Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com"
> Subject: Conversion to Mac!
> Resent-From: "Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com"
> Resent-Date: Monday, July 2, 2012 5:42 PM
> Well, I did it...after 10 years of struggling and fighting with the PC
> music making, countless crashes, blue screens of death, compatibility
> errors, installation issues, IRQ conflicts, etc, etc , ad nauseum, I
> converted to Mac.
> All I can say is I don’t know why I didn’t do this long ago. I bought
> newest Macbook Pro, upgraded processor, memory, and flash drive. I’m
> it! I had no idea what I was missing.
Till now you seriously considered yourself to be the body and to have a
form. That is the primal ignorance which is the root cause of all trouble.
- Ramana Maharshi (1879-1950)
Sound and Vision: http://www.minds-eye.org