MacBook Air for Audio Engineering and Design

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by nycmi, Jul 29, 2013.

  1. macrumors member

    Jan 5, 2013

    Is the 2013 Macbook Air capable of running Pro Tools, Logic, Ableton, various others including external sound cards and the Adobe Creative Suite?

  2. macrumors 6502a


    Feb 15, 2009
    Yes. Audio Software is not very demanding. I'm even using an 8 year old Powerbook G4 with Soundtrack Pro, Traktor, Ableton Live and Logic...

    If you want to use Adobe Audition I would advice against it. It's effects sound cheap and have few options. Sony Soundforge and still Apples Soundtrack Pro (as part of Logic 9 Studio) are the best audio editors for Mac and have more sophisticated effects and filters.

    Note: If you must use Firewire, you have to buy the Thunderbolt to Firewire Adaptor.

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