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Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 08-16-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,544
Posted By Daddy Elmis
Yes -- I tested each file on the script's first...

Yes -- I tested each file on the script's first pass to see if it was indeed finding bad files. Everyone it found was bad. The script works, apparently, by placing the iTunes "playhead" at...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 08-15-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,544
Posted By Daddy Elmis
Thumbs up Doug's script works pretty good. It's fast. ...

Doug's script works pretty good. It's fast. However, it seems that it finds new truncated files every time I run it. For example, on the first pass it found something like 60 files (out of over...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 08-13-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,544
Posted By Daddy Elmis
ta DAAAH!!!

So, of course, Doug's Applescripts come to the rescue (I hope) again. He has a script for truncated iTunes files. This apparently can happen in cloud downloads from iTunes, but the phenomenon...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 08-13-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,544
Posted By Daddy Elmis
Question Finding Corrupted iTunes files

so my prior external drive on which my entire iTunes library is stored (~400gb) crashed and i recovered it using Revo. Problem is that in the recovery process a sizable number of iTunes audio files...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 05-03-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By Daddy Elmis
iTunes has been out 10 years and it is still the...

iTunes has been out 10 years and it is still the least impressive thing Apple does. I realize that DRM and licensing are partly to blame, but Apple is not leading the way on a truly usable digital...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 05-03-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,159
Posted By Daddy Elmis
Airplay Outdoor Speakers?

I've been Googling and searching forums with no luck --- I'm looking to see if anyone has started selling basic outdoor speakers (like those rectangular ones you mount under eaves on a porch, etc)...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 10-16-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 890
Posted By Daddy Elmis
go here and look up compatibility for PTLE7.3: ...

go here and look up compatibility for PTLE7.3: Digidesign Product Compatibility Document Archive (http://archive.digidesign.com/compato/)

But the short answer is that I'm 99% sure PTLE7 will NOT...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-16-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By Daddy Elmis
and that's not a typo -- Mountain Lion is twenty...

and that's not a typo -- Mountain Lion is twenty bucks ($19.99). This is one of the nice surprises when switching to Macs .. new OS updates don't cost $150.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-16-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,342
Posted By Daddy Elmis
you can only go to 8M ram on a 13" macbook pro,...

you can only go to 8M ram on a 13" macbook pro, same as the Air (but you can buy your own ram for the pro, which is considerably cheaper than having Apple preinstall as you must on the air). The new...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-15-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,342
Posted By Daddy Elmis
Pre-configuring either the 13" Air or Pro with 8m...

Pre-configuring either the 13" Air or Pro with 8m RAM makes them $1300 each, but the Pro has a faster CPU and much larger hard drive, while the Air has a solid state drive that is very fast and boots...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-15-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,162
Posted By Daddy Elmis
You can also use a custom page template with a...

You can also use a custom page template with a preset zoom. I've done this and it works great. Here are the instructions from a post over at Mac OS Hints:

In this post on Apple's discussion...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-08-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,023
Posted By Daddy Elmis
Remo Recovery - kinda good

due the absence of reviews of this data recovery program, I though I'd share my very recent (over the last 7 days) experience using this program to try to recover data from an accidentally...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-18-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,577
Posted By Daddy Elmis
That's a great way to distinguish things like Pro...

That's a great way to distinguish things like Pro Tools and Logic, versus Reason, Garageband, etc. While PT and Logic can certainly do that latter, Reason/GB and the like are very weak for live...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-08-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,162
Posted By Daddy Elmis
I've demo'd iBank. It's fine as a banking tool...

I've demo'd iBank. It's fine as a banking tool for basic checking, credit cards, and such (much easier than Quicken, which is fine if you have a fairly complicated financial situation).

The...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 11-08-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,511
Posted By Daddy Elmis
I hope some day everyone who thinks artists are...

I hope some day everyone who thinks artists are whiners for wanting to sell albums instead of singles has the experience of their boss walking in one day and saying, "I know our original deal was to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-02-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,260
Posted By Daddy Elmis
"What do I like about it? Very simple - when I...

"What do I like about it? Very simple - when I want to work, I open the lid. When I'm done, I close the lid. And that's about it. I don't even reboot the darn thing. I don't defrag, run AV scans,...
Forum: Movies and Video 07-03-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By Daddy Elmis
for home movie editing, iMovie is hard to beat...

for home movie editing, iMovie is hard to beat for ease of use and features. Note that any video editing takes getting used to . . . the nature of editing video is foreign (and often not intuitive)...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-21-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By Daddy Elmis
well, you figure every Mobile Me member will use...

well, you figure every Mobile Me member will use iCloud since they are already using the sync features and will be migrated automatically.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 06-20-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,398
Posted By Daddy Elmis
I think this is purely defensive -- as in patent...

I think this is purely defensive -- as in patent it to keep other manufacturers from doing it. Personally, I'm so tired of incredibly crappy videos of concerts, highly distorted audio, and the...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 06-16-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By Daddy Elmis
I agree monitors are best. But if you figure a...

I agree monitors are best. But if you figure a $500 budget and the following

Interface $300
One SM58/57 $100
One Headphones $100

There's nothing left for monitors. ...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 06-16-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By Daddy Elmis
If this is your first foray into computer...

If this is your first foray into computer recording, and assuming your overall level of recording experience is more newbie than expert, I'd say spend your money in the following order: 1) interface,...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 05-23-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By Daddy Elmis
I wouldn't spend the extra for 3g . . . by the...

I wouldn't spend the extra for 3g . . . by the end of the year both AT&T and Verizon will likely allow tethering for a decent price, allowing your phone to be a wifi hotspot for your iPad (you could...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 05-23-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,418
Posted By Daddy Elmis
Data will follow the same trajectory as voice...

Data will follow the same trajectory as voice plans . . . we all started out with "pay as you go" voice plans that are now essentially "all you can eat" with some upper limits. Ultimately, each...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-16-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By Daddy Elmis
I've been going through this evaluation since...

I've been going through this evaluation since January . . . currently demo'ing iBank. Used to be Quicken Windows user but lot a like of folks left them once I switched to Macs.

Seems like nothing...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 03-23-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By Daddy Elmis
I think within 5 years in the U.S. the data plan...

I think within 5 years in the U.S. the data plan issue will have completely settled out . . . tethering will either be a standard included feature or the mifi will be used by everyone for that...
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