Posts with tag mac-os-x

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7 Mistakes To Avoid When Setting Up Your Audio Workstation Computer

Corrupted installs, orphaned plugins, renegade drivers, resource-hogging games - there are many things that could be slowing your system down. Here's how to streamline your work DAW.

Using iCloud for Everyday Music Production

Apple's iCloud storage, which is available for Windows as well as the Mac, can be a great way to securely manage and organise your music sessions and other files. Here's how to do it.

Real World Producer's Guide: Switching from Mac to Windows

It's a topic that arouses emotions in many people, but the fact remains that there isn't one perfect system for everyone. Matt Hepworth shares how he switched from a Mac to a Windows system.

Apple Dropping Intel Chips: What This Might Mean For Mac Musicians

All the signs point to Apple transitioning its Mac computers away from Intel and onto its own processors. And the implications for musicians could be huge.

8 Ways To Speed Up Your Computer For Music Production

There’s nothing worse than a slow computer clogging up your workflow. Get a speed boost with these expert tips!

Korg Reveals Gadget for Mac Price & Availability

We knew that Korg's highly acclaimed Gadget for iOS was coming to the Mac... but we didn't know the availability or price. Korg have now revealed all and it might be more than you expect.

macOS Sierra 10.12: Better News for Musicians & Producers

With this nifty workaround, you should be able to get some macOS Sierra 10.12 incompatible drivers and audio plug-ins working just fine.

Sonar For Mac OS X Now in Alpha Plus LifeTime Platinum Updates

There's 3 major announcements Cakewalk have revealed for Sonar: It's coming to Mac OS X, lifetime upgrades and an expanded focus on performance and stability. Read more about all three below.

How to Combine Audio Devices in Mac OS X for Logic Pro, Ableton Live Or Any DAW

If you have multiple audio interfaces, synthesizers, or even iPad interfaces, you can get them to all work as one virtual interface on the Mac. Here's how to combine them as an aggregate device.

Apple Fix Audio Unit Bug in Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.1

Back on October 9th we reported about the BETA for OS X 10.11.1 with a fix for Audio Unit validation! Today OS X 10.11.1 has been officially released and Apple tell us all is well.

Apple Fix El Capitan Audio Issues in OS X 10.11.1 (Beta)

If you were waiting to upgrade to OS X El Capitan due to problems with audio unit plugins and music hardware, Apple have an update round the corner that is going to fix it for us. Good news at last!

5 Reasons Musicians, Producers and DJs Should Avoid Updating to OS X 10.11 El Capitan Today

Musician? Producer? DJ? Before you update your Mac to OS X 10.11 El Capitan… read this! Here's four compelling reasons to avoid clicking the update button today and waiting for fixes.

Audiomux & Midimux Let Your Mac Talk to Your iOS Devices

Two apps from the clever folks at zerodebug allow us to stream audio and MIDI date between iOS and Mac via USB cable. For music making this is a pretty exciting development. Video shows more.

Is a Native Mac Version of FL Studio Coming Soon?

Don't get too excited yet. There's no official "Yes" from the FL Studio team for now. But, they've been working on it and explain the challenges and potential for FL Studio for Mac becoming a reality.

"Dude, Where’s My Data?" 6 Ways to Keep Your Audio Data Safe

Whether you're a musician, artist, videographer… in fact no matter who you are, good data management practice can save you on headaches further down the road. Paul Wickliffe explains how.