[MPA] Roxio Jam v. 6.0 & Other Programs

Jay Shaffer jshaf at jayshaffer.com
Tue Dec 23 08:14:05 PST 2003

Usually for label stuff the mastering houses is using Masterlist or 
Sonic Solutions.
I use Jam.
I am right with you brother on the Digidesign/Avid Rant.  They are evil.
Jay Shaffer
Mac Audio Guy
mag at macaudioguy.com

On Dec 23, 2003, at 7:18 AM, RRSounds at aol.com wrote:
> <rant>
> IIRC, MasterList was a $1000 program when it came out. They 
> 'graciously' dropped the price to $500 a bit later. Then Jam came out 
> for around $100 with basically the same feature set.
> Digidesign, for all their great work, has a reputation for
> charging the top end of what the market will bear, and
> using obtrusive copy protection that rankles this long-time
> (licensed, paying) user.
> Their parent company, Avid does the same thing in the
> video realm.
> Is it any wonder that Final Cut Pro has been so successful,
> when Avid's competing (and previously market-leading)
> video editing program cost upwards of five times more,
> with fewer features, when FCP was released?
> </rant>
> David Reaves
> TransLanTech Sound, LLC

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