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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
to spread.


On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 4:14 PM, Jeff Larson <jeff.larson@sailpoint.com> 
> I started using a Mac as my daily work machine a few months ago, there 
> are
> only two things I miss.
> First the copy/paste keys are Command-C and Command-V rather than 
> Control-C
> and Control-V and
> I haven't found a good way to map them.  I get used to it but it drives 
> me
> 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 
> on
> 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 
> where
> 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 
> Bootcamp
> 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 
> Visual
> 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. 
>  I
> 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.
> Jeff
> From: Kris Hartung <krispen.hartung@gmail.com>
> Reply-To: "Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com"
> <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Date: Monday, July 2, 2012 5:42 PM
> To: "Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com"
> <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Subject: Conversion to Mac!
> Resent-From: "Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com"
> <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 
> and
> 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 
> the
> newest Macbook Pro, upgraded processor, memory, and flash drive.  I’m 
> loving
> 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)

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