Does anyone have personal experience using this software with Snow Leopard?

Discussion in 'Digital Audio' started by agmetal, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. macrumors member

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    Hey guys, I've got an old Titanium PowerBook G4 running Tiger, and I'm planning to upgrade to a new iMac soon. I'm trying to find out how much of my existing software will continue to work. I was told that Rosetta is an optional install, so I'll probably install it to be on the safe side.

    Anyway, here's what I have in terms of audio/music stuff:

    Logic Express 7
    MOTU Digital Performer 5
    Reason 3.0
    Finale 2007

    I don't think I use any plugins that didn't come with DP or Logic, and I prefer DP over Logic for recording, but I usually use Reason for my sequencing and as a softsynth via ReWire.
     
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    pkoch1

    #2
    I can't speak about those versions, but if you do have to upgrade, I am running later versions of all of those (Reason 4, Finale 2009, Logic 8, DP6) and they all work just as well for me on 10.6 as they did on 10.5
     
  3. macrumors member

    #3
    Having all that stuff and being in Boston, are you at Berklee? I definitely miss getting my free upgrades from the Berklee SCSC :(
     
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    pkoch1

    #4
    Haha, I work at the SCSC!
     
  5. macrumors member

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    I guess there's no way I can get those updates through Berklee since I'm not a student there anymore?
     
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    pkoch1

    #6
    Unfortunately no. :( The software companies give us licenses to the students for as long as they are currently enrolled.
     
  7. macrumors member

    #7
    Yeah, that's what I thought...re-read the info on the program on the Berklee site, too.

    I called MOTU yesterday and they couldn't give me a definitive answer, but they said it would probably work but have some minor issues. Still trying to find out about Logic 7 and Reason 3, not finding much in the way of answers about those. If Finale doesn't work, though, it's a good excuse to finally crossgrade to the (far superior, IMO) Sibelius.
     
  8. macrumors member

    #8
    I got my computer on Tuesday, and have finally had some time to try this stuff. DP5 doesn't seem to want to work. Finale appears to work, but the GPO part doesn't. Logic 7 seems to work, but I haven't spent any real time with it yet. I still haven't tried Reason 3 yet, because I'm not sure where my CDs for it are, and it needs those to run the first time.
     
  9. macrumors member

    #9
    Just as an update...Reason 3.0 seems to work pretty much perfectly.
     

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