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15 products

  1. Hit 'n' Mix review

    Hit 'n' Mix review

    4  

    Hit'n'Mix chops up music algorithmically

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    Techspansion AudialHub 1.0.4 review

    Techspansion AudialHub 1.0.4 review

    10  

    AudialHub is a cheap-as-chips audio conversion tool that turns obscure music files into common formats. It’s useful if, for example, you download audio files from the internet that iTunes can’t handle and want to convert these files to a more manageable format.

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    JoeSoft Hear review

    JoeSoft Hear review

    7  

    JoeSoft’s Hear is a sound-engineering tool that can alter any audio playing through your Mac. It has many different ways of doing this and is easy to use.

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    eJay Virtual Sounds review

    eJay Virtual Sounds review

    8  

    Virtual Sounds is a bundle of professional quality sound clips. You get drum loops, FX, strings, bass lines, beats and even vocals. All clips are a few seconds long.

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    Apple Logic Studio review

    Apple Logic Studio review

    10  

    Logic Studio is Apple's most powerful and complete music software package to date. It comprises a suite of tools: Logic Pro 8, a professional sequencer; Soundtrack Pro 2, a post-production program; MainStage, a live performance application; and a selection of superb utilities, instruments, effects and loops.

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    Cubase 4 review

    8  

    Once you've packed a sequencer full of features, there's only so much more you can think about adding to it. With this update of Cubase, Steinberg has avoided trying anything too drastic.

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    Zero-G Dance Pack 1 For GarageBand review

    Zero-G Dance Pack 1 For GarageBand review

    8  

    Hot on the heels of its massive Pro Pack For GarageBand, Zero-G's first Dance Pack boasts more than 11,000 samples ready for use in GarageBand, Soundtrack, Logic 7 and Final Cut Pro.

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    Steinberg Sequel review

    Steinberg Sequel review

    10  

    Famous for its legendary Cubase music production software, Steinberg has now set its sights on the entry-level market with the introduction of Sequel. This new package is in direct competition with the likes of the established Magix Music Studio

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    Norton Internet Security 2007 review

    Norton Internet Security 2007 review

    10  

    Some say Norton products hog system resources, but that's not something we noticed with Internet Security 2007. It consumed less RAM than the competitors on our test PC, its scanning engine was faster, and we were able to continue using the system while a scan was running..

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    Sibelius 5 review

    Sibelius 5 review

    10  

    For many musicians who use computers, the preferred tool of their trade is a sequencing and DSP application such as Apple's Logic Pro. For those who prefer a printed score, there are score-writing applications such as Sibelius and Finale

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    Apple Logic Express 8 review

    Apple Logic Express 8 review

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    Logic Express 8 is the latest version of Apple’s middle-of-the-range music production sequencer. While it boasts more features than GarageBand, it’s essentially a cut-down version of Apple’s flagship music studio, Logic Pro 8

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    Ambrosia Software WireTap Studio 1.0.1 review

    Ambrosia Software WireTap Studio 1.0.1 review

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    Essentially, WireTap Studio is a tool for recording, post-processing, managing and exporting audio. For recording, the application offers a dinky floating controller window, which expands to enable you to select up to two sources from which to record.

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    Ableton Live 6 review

    Ableton Live 6 review

    10  

    Find a DJ mate who's a vinyl junkie - the sort who can beat-match and scratch as if born with a headphone earpiece clamped to his or her head. Advocate DJing on a computer, then hear the DJ rant about the superior feel of vinyl and decks.

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