Howzit going Paul? – MyMac Podcast #437

On January 9, 2013, in Podcast, by The MyMac Podcast

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Paul Kent from IDG comes on o talk all about the Macworld/ iWorld Expo for 2013 and Guy geeks out. As it stands right now, Guy may be the only MyMac male member this year, but Elisa Pacelli, Vicky Stokes, and Julie Kuehl (Cool) will undoubtably keep him in line. Gaz and Guy answer a serious storage question (no really!) and Apple doesn’t want to be undisturbed until after January 7th.

Links:
Veterinarian Tricorder powered by extra-terrestrials…we couldn’t make this stuff up
Gaz’s App Pick: Score! from First Touch
Guy’s App Pick: 1Password from AgileBits for iOS $7.99
People’s Pick: Paul Bartlett likes the 27-inch iMac


Groove 3
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Price: $39.99 for single users. Contact Groove 3 for groups, specials and (educational) discounts

Although Logic began as music notation software, its Score Editor has recently been overshadowed – outpaced even – by its other features; and outshone by the richer feature set of the dedicated music notation software, Sibelius. We’ve looked previously at Johannes Prischl’s excellent book covering the Score Editor. Now Groove 3 has released an equally useful, well-structured and expertly-written and presented set of nearly 60 video tutorials on the subject.

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Sibelius 6
Review

On April 6, 2011, in Audio, Features, Review, by Mark Sealey

Sibelius 6
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Price: $599 (Sibelius 6 Educational: $295; upgrade: $169)

 

 

Sibelius 6 from Avid

Sibelius 6 from Avid

 

There are standards, industry standards – and gold standards. Sibelius 6 is all three. It’s certainly the most comprehensive, robust, easy to use, well-designed, flexible, and satisfying score-writing/notation package available for the Mac (or indeed any platform) currently available. Sibelius 6 has several major enhancements: it’s hard to believe it’s even better. But it is.

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Logic Notation Guide
Book Review

On March 10, 2011, in Book Review, by Mark Sealey

The Logic Notation Guide
By Johannes Prischl
Price: available directly from the publisher
See the pricing page on Johannes Prischl’s site for price structure; usually approximately $50

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Apple’s advanced Digital Audio Workstation, Logic, actually began life as software written by C-Lab, Emagic’s forerunner, to enable musicians to use the computer for conventional music notation. Indeed, it was originally called ‘Creator‘, then ‘Notator Logic‘ and now, of course, ‘Logic‘. Along with Logic‘s ‘Environment’ (an immensely powerful way to have elements in the music-making process link together), Logic‘s Score Editor is perhaps the least understood and generally most underused component of the software.

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