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#423697 - 07/30/17 02:39 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] PowerTracks On Mac OS X
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Here's a Mac app creation guide using WineBottle http://winebottler.kronenberg.org/ :





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#423903 - 07/31/17 03:11 PM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: PowerTracks On Mac OS X [Re: Pipeline]
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#423908 - 07/31/17 03:50 PM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: PowerTracks On Mac OS X [Re: w]
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Get PowerTracks here http://www.pgmusic.com/powertracks.htm
Get WineBottle here http://winebottler.kronenberg.org/
1. Run WineBottle.app
2. In Advanced select the downloaded powertracks.exe and Install it but don't run yet.
3. Use the settings in the pics.
4. Move the created PowerTracks.app to you Application folder.
5. Run PowereTracks.app
6. Select Midi & Audio Devices.
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#423948 - 08/01/17 01:39 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: PowerTracks On Mac OS X [Re: Pipeline]
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Update:

In WineBottle give the Identifier a name like com.pg.powertracks as it goes
in User/Application Support/com.pg.powertracks.

To get your BB track into PowerTracks Export then then give the a simple name like Drums, Fiddle etc..

You can save files to User/Application Support/com.pg.powertracks/drive_c/pt/songs, as PowerTracks will open in the pt folder.

1. Save your BB song again as song-powertracks.SGU then after save rename to MGU.

2. PowerTracks File > Open song-powertracks.MGU (this will give your chords).

3. Now select the first track > File > Import > Bass.WAV, next track Drums.WAV etc..

4. You can Import the RealCharts Midi as well, in RealTrack Prefs check Save RealCharts in Midi file/BB Song MGU

5. File > Save Special > Midi > File on Disk.

6. PowerTracks File > Import song-powertracks.MID ** Don't import Chord from the Midi file !!!

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#424018 - 08/01/17 10:26 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: PowerTracks On Mac OS X [Re: Pipeline]
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Thanks except PowerTracks costs $49USA

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#424916 - 08/07/17 05:05 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: PowerTracks On Mac OS X [Re: w]
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Yeah, plus you have to download it onto your Mac which does not support any windows software.
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#424964 - 08/07/17 10:55 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: PowerTracks On Mac OS X [Re: Islansoul]
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Originally Posted By: Islansoul
Yeah, plus you have to download it onto your Mac which does not support any windows software.

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The pic above is running on my Mac.
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#424971 - 08/07/17 11:42 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: PowerTracks On Mac OS X [Re: Pipeline]
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#430247 - 09/18/17 07:13 PM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: PowerTracks On Mac OS X [Re: Pipeline]
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You can put Win VSTPlugins in the pt folder then add vst plugin in the rack drop down:



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#459123 - 02/25/18 01:53 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: PowerTracks On Mac OS X [Re: Pipeline]
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Thanks for the trouble to post this..
Will the converted Powertracks run reasonably bug free?

Pierre

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#459127 - 02/25/18 02:51 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: PowerTracks On Mac OS X [Re: Pierrott]
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Re: http://www.pgmusic.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=458544

If you just need backing drums you can use a midi file for Bublé's version of "Sway", you can also use http://www.powerdrumkit.com/ it is free for Win or Mac.
You can also use it in Reaper https://www.reaper.fm/ that is free to try and try...



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#459154 - 02/25/18 07:43 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: PowerTracks On Mac OS X [Re: Pipeline]
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Nice tip, Pipeline! It looks similar to EZDrummer.

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