Register    |    Sign In    |   
electronic MUSICIAN

Key Changes

By Marty Cutler | September 1, 2002

Apple Computer ( purchased German software and hardware developer Emagic (, best known for its Logic Audio digital audio sequencer. Emagic will be run as a wholly owned division of Apple; its line of Windows-based products will be discontinued September 30, 2002… Steinberg ( is offering a crossgrade ($299) for registered Logic users who want to switch to Cubase SX for PC. The offer is good until the end of September… Cakewalk ( is offering a Web-based crossgrade from Logic to Sonar 2.0 ($199) and Sonar XL ($299)… Metric Halo ( announced support for Digidesign Pro Tools|HD systems. The upgrades to ChannelStrip and SpectraFoo ($96.24) are compatible with Digidesign's TDM II architecture… A.R.T. ( now distributes Alto products, including the Alphaverb digital effects processor and Alto-Comp stereo 3-band dynamics processor … All versions of the Macintosh real-time synthesis program SuperCollider are now freeware; a download is available at www.audiosynth.comRocket Networks collaborated with Digidesign to provide DigiDelivery (, a service that offers secure delivery of Pro Tools Session files over the Web using data encryption and lossless compression … Sonic Solutions ( entered into a distribution agreement with Adaptec to distribute its MyDVD and DVDit software… Fostex ( is now a licensee for Digigram's EtherSound technology, which enables high-speed digital audio distribution over standard Ethernet networks. According to Digigram, the system can carry up to 64 channels of 24-bit, 48 kHz audio and bidirectional control information to an unlimited number of networked devices… Tascam ( released Mac OS X 10.1 USB drivers for its US-428 controller and digital audio interface. Download the driver free from Tascam's Web site … SpinAudio ( released its SpinDelay two-tap delay processor as a plug-in for Mackie's Soundscape 32 DAW.

Alert to All Users of the Disqus commenting system:
Because of a recent global security issue, the Disqus website recommends that all users change their Disqus passwords. Here's a URL about the issue:
comments powered by Disqus
related articles
Connect with EM
Free eNewsletter
the em poll

most popular