General Knowledge

How to Import Apple Loops and EXS24 Sampler Files into Logic Pro?

13/03/2013Zia McKie
Many of our libraries are supplied in multiple formats. You can check which formats your library is supplied in on the right-hand side "Format" box, on each product page. When using sample libraries in Logic Pro , the most popular met...

What are RAR files?

24/07/2012Zia McKie
RAR files are a type of file compression, similar to the more commonly known .zip files.

Does Pro Tools HD 10 still support RTAS Plug-ins?

31/12/1969Zia McKie
AAX is the new unified  plug-in format  that comes in two flavours - AAX DSP, which requires a Pro Tools|HDX system, and AAX Native, which can be run natively on the host CPU with any Pro Tools 10-based system (including Pro Tools|HD...

Rosetta Installation message on Mac OSX 10.6

08/11/2017Zia McKie
Starting with OSX 10.6, Rosetta is no longer a standard part of the OSX install. As a result, you may encounter a message about requiring Rosetta during installation from your Spectrasonics DVD. Rosetta can be installed as an optional installation...

Importing an Akai CDROM into EXS24

27/10/2017Zia McKie
Click on the link below for a video on how to import Akai an CDROM in to the EXS24 Sampler.

When I try to register, a red asterisk appears beside my email address, even though I know that it's valid. I can't authorize/de-authorize my product

27/10/2017Zia McKie
Registration/Downloading Issues - When I try to register, a red  asterisk appears beside my email address, even though I know that it's  valid. I can't authorize/de-authorize my product. In the process of making our website better...

When I create a new software instrument in Logic Pro it defaults to EVP88

27/10/2017Zia McKie
Untick "Open Library"  in the New Tracks dialog  when opening a new software instrument. This will create an empty  software instrument.

Known support concerns with OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

24/10/2017Zia McKie
Does 10.8 Mountain Lion run 32bit and 64bit applications? OS X was the first operating system to ship as a single install that could boot into either a 32-bit or 64-bit kernel, either of which could run 32-bit and 64-bit applications at full nati...

GarageBand supported audio formats

24/10/2017Zia McKie
Recording GarageBand supports recording at 16 bit/44.1 kHz. Other  formats, such as 48 kHz audio, are not supported for recording.  GarageBand will change the format for the selected audio device if  possible. Importing You ca...

Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan Compatibility With Music Software

17/10/2017Zia McKie
With the release of Apple's latest OS X 10.11 El Capitan, as always, we advise users TO NOT upgrade for at least 4 - 6 months, so that any initial bugs can be ironed out. These precautions are ultimately so that your music projects are not inter...