More to the Mac OS X GPS Story

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Date: Monday, August 11th, 2003, 15:41
Category: Software

This is a tie in to the Mac OS X GPS petition mentioned on Monday. There is a on going effort to get Delorme to make street atlas USA for Mac OS X…

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Using MPEG4/AAC Files with Peak: Edit Music from the iTunes Music Store

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Date: Wednesday, August 6th, 2003, 15:42
Category: Software

If you thought all you could do with iTunes Music Store songs you?ve purchased was play them in iTunes, you?re in for a pleasant surprise. As we?ve previously reported, in Native Instruments Traktor 2.1 DJ, you can DJ with your iTunes library. But you can even open up files directly and edit them. All you need is audio editor BIAS Peak. Finally, you can edit your iTunes music to remove unwanted portions of the audio files, and convert your music for programs like Live that don?t yet support MPEG4 audio files.
Read more on musiconmac.com . . .

Movie Scoring: Is it Soundtrack or is it Live?

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Date: Monday, July 28th, 2003, 23:21
Category: Software

You’ve probably heard a lot of buzz about Apple’s new movie scoring, loop-based music product, Soundtrack. So far, though, most of the buzz has been in video circles. That’s because musicians depend on synth tools like those in Reason and the interactive, live looping capabilities of Live. Soundtrack is cool, but it lacks ReWire for interoperability with other apps. Enter ReVision, a video app that works with Live and Reason which I covered today on musiconmac.com (music geeks, check that story out for the details). My guess: some musicians might use Soundtrack for light work, but most of us will stick with our preferred tools.

Free AppleScripts for iTunes

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Date: Sunday, July 27th, 2003, 10:43
Category: Software

Doug’s AppleScripts for iTunes Posts New and Updated Scripts

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Menu Bar Faves: MultiDockX

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Date: Sunday, July 27th, 2003, 09:54
Category: Software

Sometimes one shareware download can change the way you work with your Mac so you never go back. All week this week I’ll be looking at my favorite shareware additions to the OS X menu bar. MultiDockX is the best dock switcher available now, period, thanks to its simplicity.

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Macaroni 1.4.2 released

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Date: Monday, July 14th, 2003, 15:50
Category: Software

Why should you have to remember to clean up your Mac once a week, or once a month? Shouldn’t a computer be able to remember for you?

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The iPhoto Of Icons: Pixadex 1.0

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Date: Monday, July 14th, 2003, 10:11
Category: Software

Pixadex 1.0, released today by The Iconfactory today is named the Apple iPhoto of icons. Created in a partnership with Panic and Iconfactory this is the same team who also created CandyBar. Pixadex lets users import, organize and search huge numbers of icons quickly and easily. Pixades lets the user store all of their icons in a single place, organized into collections that they create. Trust me on this folks, this IS the program that icon lovers have been waiting for.

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QuarkXPress 6: Too Little, Too Late

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Date: Tuesday, July 8th, 2003, 22:04
Category: Software

The longest Mac OS 9 hold out, QuarkXPress, is finally ready for the big leagues of Unix with their announcement of version 6 on 10 June 2003. (Aside: for some background on the new pagination application check out the excellent review on CreativePro.com.)

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UPDATED: Creative Text-Editting with Ulysses

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Date: Sunday, July 6th, 2003, 21:25
Category: Software

(Not even a great text editor can make me remember to put a hyperlink to the company that makes this product, it seems! My apologies to everyone –Emory)
Creative writers take note – if slugging through documents in Microsoft Word isn’t working out as well as you think it should, you may want to take a look at a new offering from Blue:Tec.

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Rogue Amoeba Unveils Detour 1.0 – Audio Routing Tool

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Date: Thursday, July 3rd, 2003, 14:40
Category: Software

Detour is an audio router allowing the selection of audio output device and relative volume for individual applications.

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