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Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-15-2014, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Lawrence
Really? Cool. I knew Sequoia had them, didn't...

Really? Cool. I knew Sequoia had them, didn't know Samp got them aslo
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-13-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,580
Posted By Lawrence
Well... internally by itself no. It does when...

Well... internally by itself no. It does when you use the plugin in a host though. A lot of stuff like cueing, setting loops, seeing an accurate timeline, exporting midi directly to the host, etc,...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-13-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,580
Posted By Lawrence
Right, it's nothing by itself to use two daws...

Right, it's nothing by itself to use two daws just for that. I wouldn't.
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-13-2014, 07:30 AM
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Posted By Lawrence
No offense intended, but that's kind of a straw...

No offense intended, but that's kind of a straw man argument. Nobody says it "has" to and the reality is that that kind of integration is pretty rare in audio workstations. It's kind of a first as...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-13-2014, 07:20 AM
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Posted By Lawrence
Not that your intent here is off base, it's not,...

Not that your intent here is off base, it's not, but the example is a poor one.

That stuff actually is integrated, or can easily be, because MS has a back end of VBA that talks directly to all...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-12-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 142
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Posted By Lawrence
LOl. :) Knock on wood. The accidental ones hurt...

LOl. :) Knock on wood. The accidental ones hurt bad enough. :p

http://theaudiocave.com/pics/2014-12-12_2355.png
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-12-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 142
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Posted By Lawrence
Viewed objectively, Reaper's scripting (any full...

Viewed objectively, Reaper's scripting (any full scripting with a really good API) is more powerful, or "potentially" more powerful once all the parts are in place.

Otoh, Cubase's macros + logical...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-12-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,708
Posted By Lawrence
That's why my original comments didn't say it...

That's why my original comments didn't say it couldn't be done, it more kinda said I couldn't figure it out, and suggested I might be missing something. I tried using the master / slave things but I...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-11-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 159
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Posted By Lawrence
Think toms group in a drums group and being able...

Think toms group in a drums group and being able to move the toms group without moving the rest of the drums but moving the drums group along with the toms That's what I meant by overlapping groups....
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-11-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 142
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Posted By Lawrence
I think my comment there was taken a little out...

I think my comment there was taken a little out of context. :)

What I meant was that few people not doing really, really serious things would go out and spend $1000 on a music software app, unless...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-11-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 127
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Posted By Lawrence
You can obviously keep playlists or track layers...

You can obviously keep playlists or track layers and those things visible all the time if you prefer doing that.

It's also easily the case that playlists or layers can cycle when the lanes are...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-11-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,708
Posted By Lawrence
Well, kinda, sorta. It mostly depends on what...

Well, kinda, sorta. It mostly depends on what people actually want really, kinda what Karbo suggested, and it may not be fully clear what those asking really want or if there is any agreement about...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-11-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 159
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Posted By Lawrence
True. Cubase's VCA's are already being put under...

True. Cubase's VCA's are already being put under a microscope by users. :)

They made some design choices there that are not... ideal. But that's the nature of the beast when you're working on a...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-11-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 159
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Posted By Lawrence
That makes sense, but of course all of that is...

That makes sense, but of course all of that is part of "doing it" (anything) in any given architecture, the potential challenges of doing anything while maintaining performance, which is always a...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-11-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,708
Posted By Lawrence
Ah... but the Grand Poobah actually has chimed...

Ah... but the Grand Poobah actually has chimed in. :) His recent comment related to that cannot be a random coincidence in light of recent discussions...



He makes an excellent point there...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-10-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,424
Posted By Lawrence
I'm only talking about anyone, including me, who...

I'm only talking about anyone, including me, who hasn't actually done any real work in Cubase for some years, and couldn't possibly know how well it might or might not run for them now, but may...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-10-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 142
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Posted By Lawrence
Ah, ok. It ran better here on my MacBook but I...

Ah, ok. It ran better here on my MacBook but I can't say I did much of anything with it approaching real work.

As to Cubase, I have no idea why it draws the responses it does. I suppose it's...
Forum: newbieland 12-09-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Lawrence
Some will reverse polarity on various tracks just...

Some will reverse polarity on various tracks just to see what it sounds like. Sometimes if you're stacking multiple things like kick samples , playing with polarity of various tracks gives different...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-09-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 8,525
Posted By Lawrence
Yeah. I wish S1 would steal SWS snapshots. ...

Yeah. I wish S1 would steal SWS snapshots. Every time I use or even see that thing it occurs to me how out of whack the industry is, how something so fundamentally useful for anyone doing anything...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-09-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 210
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Posted By Lawrence
Honestly, for a user of most any conventional daw...

Honestly, for a user of most any conventional daw the learning curve there is pretty shallow comparatively speaking, mostly because it doesn't have a ton of features yet and also because it doesn't...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-09-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 142
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Posted By Lawrence
The reality is that Cubase is a "corporate...

The reality is that Cubase is a "corporate application", and the implications of that for Reaper users are clear.

You put up with a certain amount of annoyance and/or subjectively annoying things...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-09-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,424
Posted By Lawrence
Sorry man, I meant no harm. It's just often...

Sorry man, I meant no harm.

It's just often the case that we state what happens to us as being a literal truth for everyone when it's good (for any product really) to make that clear. I mean,...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-09-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,820
Posted By Lawrence
You're talking "more advanced features". Basic...

You're talking "more advanced features". Basic quantize works the same everywhere... but not everyone's more advanced quantize is the same, obviously.

But just putting selected notes on a 1/16th...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-09-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,820
Posted By Lawrence
Agree. On a scale of difficulty quantize...

Agree.

On a scale of difficulty quantize likely isn't exactly way up there so I can't say I've run across broken quantize anywhere but maybe in beta. It may get more complex with unusual time...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-09-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 210
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Posted By Lawrence
I would say to any new S1 user the same as I...

I would say to any new S1 user the same as I might say to any new Reaper user, that a lot of functionality is behind the scenes with macros, not really on the surface on factory menus or functions....
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By Lawrence
That would be cool if it wasn't so wide. It...

That would be cool if it wasn't so wide. It seems to take up a lot of horizontal space and
Cubase has those same controls in the inspector, but granted, you can't seem a bunch at the same time like...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,820
Posted By Lawrence
I think I get it. :) I never checked that...

I think I get it. :)

I never checked that box but when you commit it auto-checks, and the next time you open it (here anyway) it's still checked, instead of defaulting back to being unchecked. ...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,820
Posted By Lawrence
Me either. See Karbo's post, apparently his was...

Me either. See Karbo's post, apparently his was also.

Again, not a big deal by any stretch so no point in making a mountain out of that mole.
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,820
Posted By Lawrence
Yeah. I'm gonna go off topic here again for a...

Yeah. I'm gonna go off topic here again for a bit, sorry, but a guy like you who probably owns every daw on the planet can likely attest to this, why it becomes frustrating sometimes when you use...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,820
Posted By Lawrence
Yeah, it's pretty handy. It's a fully...

Yeah, it's pretty handy. It's a fully non-linear "undo" of just (all) quantize, Shift+Q there, like in the edit history below, it undos all four of those but it obviously doesn't undo the other...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,820
Posted By Lawrence
Not a big deal for me personally. I'm aware of...

Not a big deal for me personally. I'm aware of it so I just uncheck it. No biggie.

For a new user having any dialog come up essentially in bypass mode may be a little confusing initially, but...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,820
Posted By Lawrence
It's probably something really simple like the...

It's probably something really simple like the little check box for "bypass" being checked, which means it won't work. Why in the heck quantize even defaults to having that box checked is beyond my...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,708
Posted By Lawrence
Yeah, that's cool. Trust me, I was a victim...

Yeah, that's cool.

Trust me, I was a victim of the OS wars long before the net became what it is now. Those guys, my buddies, used to slap me around with their Mac's, telling me to stop using the...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 159
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Posted By Lawrence
Interestingly enough, almost all my friends at...

Interestingly enough, almost all my friends at the time were on Mac (and still are) and none of them used Logic, so I've rarely even seen it running in the real world personally even though I know it...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 159
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Posted By Lawrence
Actually, when I think about it, maybe they are...

Actually, when I think about it, maybe they are doing something like that, moving it to a brand new consolidated UI, but it just takes a really long time and you know Steiny, they don't miss their...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 159
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Posted By Lawrence
I wonder if that's at least partly why they...

I wonder if that's at least partly why they dropped the Win platform, that what they planned to do with the new UI was a major job on Windows? That they partly thought, "F that, too much work even...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 159
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Posted By Lawrence
Yeah, they went into MDI with the SX series I...

Yeah, they went into MDI with the SX series I think and everybody was still doing it then. I think, maybe among the majors anyway, that Logic was maybe the first product to re-write and get...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 159
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Posted By Lawrence
It's... different. :) A certain smallish...

It's... different. :)

A certain smallish percentage of Cubase users are getting batshit angry over it, don't like it at all, and are questioning if it's wise to move that far away from standard...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,708
Posted By Lawrence
Lol. :) I try to always give Justin his due,...

Lol. :) I try to always give Justin his due, he's certainly earned it, he's definitively proven that his skills are top notch beyond any doubt.

With that said, I think some users expectations...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,708
Posted By Lawrence
Lol. :) It seems some have difficulty...

Lol. :) It seems some have difficulty understanding the difference between a discussion and a demand.

This is a discussion of a function, not a demand for that function. They'd only do it if......
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,708
Posted By Lawrence
Yes, that's the root of it all. :) To those...

Yes, that's the root of it all. :)

To those people I would say, look at the master section of any good recording console, the buttons and functions. You will see things there that you may not...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,708
Posted By Lawrence
I know right? :) There are some things that...

I know right? :)

There are some things that daw mixers do very, very well... better than hardware could ever do it, but they stop way too short on the overall fundamental design. When I stopped...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-08-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,708
Posted By Lawrence
Yes, it seems to be a good design but it's new...

Yes, it seems to be a good design but it's new and I don't think it's on the level of some other designs. I don't have the Pyramix demo anymore and of course there is no Cubase 8 demo yet, but in...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-07-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,708
Posted By Lawrence
Cue to 3:20 for a nice little automation bit. ...

Cue to 3:20 for a nice little automation bit.

Rvnplc3zjig

P.S. They did something odd with Aero, and require Aero. Really, it won't even launch unless Aero is on. Take note of that non...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-07-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,708
Posted By Lawrence
You know what's missing from this thread? ...

You know what's missing from this thread?

Danfuerth! :D
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-07-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,708
Posted By Lawrence
Lol. :) A certain unknown percentage of...

Lol. :)

A certain unknown percentage of people asking for things they see elsewhere don't even need them... like with Beat Detective. Some wanted that just because PT had it, so they don't have...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-07-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,708
Posted By Lawrence
Yeah, I didn't mean you specifically. I figured...

Yeah, I didn't mean you specifically. I figured you might. :p

I meant most people who will typically do automation on the child tracks, not the bus track. That common example of reverb balance...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-07-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 159
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Posted By Lawrence
That would be my guess. I was shocked that...

That would be my guess. I was shocked that Steiny added it to Cubase. I was near certain that would be a Nuendo exclusive feature, but they also brought some other stuff down from Nuendo too so......
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-07-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,708
Posted By Lawrence
I should probably point out, as a purely...

I should probably point out, as a purely technical matter, the way people here typically mix into groups, throwing whatever compressor or limiter on groups, that actually does not align with using...
Forum: REAPER General Discussion Forum 12-07-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,708
Posted By Lawrence
Yeah. There's an obvious undercurrent where if...

Yeah. There's an obvious undercurrent where if any feature request draws lots of comments from people who view that thing as something potentially huge - for them - it will draw some responses that...
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