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Big Library, Little Computer (can you run a demanding piano on an underpowered laptop?)

Big Library, Little Computer (can you run a demanding piano on an underpowered laptop?)

Do take sample library developers' system requirements seriously, but also consider how you're going to use the library. Spoiler alert: we're going to run a computer-resource-hungry piano library (EastWest Quantum Leap Pianos) off a very slow backup drive from a Mac Pro on a very low-powered 11" MacBook Air.https://youtu.be/PQZcuSbjkxg

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2005 vs. 2016

2005 vs. 2016

  2005 2016 Beard Waning days of the goatee. Ironic facial hair all the way. iPhone and iPad   Not for another couple of years. If you're really cool you have a Palm Treo, which is just a little less advanced than a Commdore 64 from the early '80s. The first iPad is 2010. What can we say? Actually, the iOS synth craze has been on a somewhat downward slope. iPads are still great tools in the studio, but they're not the driving force they looked like they were going to be. Multiple computers   You only have one computer?!...

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Introducing the dawbuffet.com blog - tips, tricks, how-tos...

Thanks for visiting dawbuffet.com, the site for music and audio software. We have dual missions: dawbuffet is an e-tail store. Our job is to find you (and negotiate) the best deals and offer the best selection anywhere. Our second mission is that we're an information site, here to help you get the most out of your music-making tools. On that front, allow me introduce myself: Nick Batzdorf. My background is in music/audio technology journalism. I was the editor-in-chief of Recording magazine for ten years, then the editor/publisher of Virtual Instruments, a music software magazine. In between I've written a lot...

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