The right tool for the right job: we suggest here a quick checklist of the strengths (and weaknesses) of databases and spreadsheets.Read More
Apple’s flagship Digital Audio Workstation (DAW), Logic 9 (in ‘Pro/Studio’ and ‘Express’ versions), comes with a comprehensive manual. It’s well indexed; it’s available toRead More
Interarchy 10 Price: (1-4 users) $49.95 Site Licenses: 5-9 $44.95 10+ $39.95 Upgrade from previous versions of Interarchy: $29.95 Nolobe Software Pty Ltd InterarchyRead More
FileMaker Pro 11 Company: FileMaker Inc. Price: $179-$2,999 www.filemaker.comRead More
Despite the bundled tutorials, paper-based instruction is still very useful. Such a book as this is particularly welcome to anyone new to the software, which requires Mac OS X 10.5. or above. The GarageBand ’09 software’s functionality and interface can be confusing or slightly overwhelming. A guided, graded introduction is a boon. And if it takes you further into the less immediate features of the software, as this book does, so much the better.
If you have a need to work with a highly transparent and simply thought-out music editing application, SonicFire has a venerable history, was robust and reliable during testing and may well be for you. With SoundSoap, the software is a pleasure to use – not only because of its simple interface, but also because it is as effective as it is.
This review concentrates on what’s new in FileMaker Pro 10. This means a closer look at four areas, which are by now quite familiar to FileMaker users since they have been the main areas for change and improvement in recent upgrades.
Roxio’s Toast has long been the software of choice for reliable and flexible CD and DVD burning on Mac and PC. In recent years Roxio has slowly and steadily added features, generally made improvements to the working of the product and changed the interface of the software… it isn’t entirely Mac-like – not that it is in any way off-putting.
Bento is a personal (as opposed to “enterprise” or networked) database that’s meant to be as easy to use as the Mac itself. New MyMac Magazine writer Mark Sealey (of MacNN and ThinkSecret fame) takes a look at the latest offering from FileMaker!