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If it encourages users to speak up and not be railroaded by apple then it serves a purpose. M1 M2 M3 but apps don't work, why not fix the app compatibility issue ? that's what uses use Mac for, to run apps ! this is a regular thing, companies running behind apple to fix this weeks app compatibility issues.
It's the same deal with PG products, I have been outspoken for over a decade about issues and come up with ways and ideas to implement to vastly improve it that you yourself now use. If there are issues speak up, don't follow like a sheep cult and take what you get, by doing this you are enabling this behavior.
I have seen this time and time again where the very ones that criticize me I see later recommending some function in Biab to others that I suggested and showed ways of implementing it. So what is the end result of me nagging ?
Like Playable RealTracks I posted all this info and demos in that horrible windows Reaper to show them working, then when it's finally implemented years later a long term users said "Wow PG we didn't know that was possible to do", give me a fricken break !
I use Reaper as an example of this as I can script things in it to show how Biab CAN work not to say Reaper is better than Biab "get rid of Biab guys", if you can't SEE that then there is something chronically wrong.
If you are not serving any purpose in making things better then you certainly should not be criticizing me.
I think what I will do is make a list of all functions and features that have been implemented over the many years from me suggesting and showing ways to implement them, then users that hate what I do can avoid these in Biab through spite.
Ask yourself, don't wait to have a near death experience to get wisdom and understanding ! go to apple now and speak up, don't take the crap.

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These are the original solo sections from a Biab track.
Any section I can extend or shorten the original playing.
If you watch the video where you have the gaps you can manually merge so there's no stop, you can't do that with a consolidated wav or in Biab now how it is:
Reaper-RT-Solo-Extend.mp4
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>MusoCity: If you could do the same in Biab/RealBand/Plugin as I can do in Reaper with the track sections it will further improve Biab to allow for more creativity control

Agreed, and this is something planned for BB2024 (and BiaB plug-in w/DAWS like Reaper that support these track sections). This will open up lots of additional options when customizing solos and other tracks.
give me a fricken break !

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I just installed the update to 707 that Andrew posted. The lead sheet shows fine on the screen but in Preview it's garbage and prints as such. Can this get fixed?

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Hi PDB,

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I just installed the update to 707 that Andrew posted. The lead sheet shows fine on the screen but in Preview it's garbage and prints as such. Can this get fixed?

I can't seem to duplicate this - could you please post a screenshot? This is the PDF preview that you are talking about?

And just to confirm, you are on Sonoma?

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Yes, I'm on Sonoma. When I hit print, I check on Preview to make sure it's what I want. But I get the same print result whether I check or not. I can't seem to attach my screen shot because it is too big. Is there another way to get it to you?

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Try again now...


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I think I have attached the screenshot.

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I have upgraded from 2022 to 2023 and installed the update 707, and have exactly the same problem! Printing result is the same.

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Thanks for posting the screenshot. In the notation window options, if you select "Regular Fonts" instead of "Jazz Fonts" and then view the PDF, does the same issue occur?


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Yes, that allows unmessed up printing. I would like to use the other fonts, though. Thanks for figuring this out.

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Can you check your system settings and see if there is an OS update to Sonoma 14.1.1 available? This might fix the problem.


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Yes. There was an update to 14.1.1. I am now able to use all the fonts, etc.

I had turned off the auto updates after updating to Sonoma caused me the problems. Do you have a suggestion as to auto updates vis a vis BIAB?

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Great.

As for Band-in-a-Box, by default it will let you know if there is an update available (or go to "Help menu | Check for Updates"), but you do need to click [download] to get the patch and install it.


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The Sonoma update fixed the problem!
Many thanks!

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What about BIAB2021 users with low budget. Do we have to buy 2023 to resolve this problem? Is there any patch or solution for us?

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If PG get BiabWin working on good on Wine then you would not have these issues, not matter what Mac version you use or update to it will just keep working. You will also get the latest version and not have to wait 6 months for it to be translated to mac.
When I tried it under Linux there are only a few issues that need fixing to work well on Wine, it was as fast as Win or faster.
The main issue was it needed Windows Media Player to play the wma demos and this didn't work under Wine.
You can use Parallels Desktop but then you need to buy it as well as Windows.

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Originally Posted by ecnyg
What about BIAB2021 users with low budget. Do we have to buy 2023 to resolve this problem? Is there any patch or solution for us?

Unfortunately, the answer is No.

You can either a) upgrade to BIAB 2023, b) wait and upgrade to BIAB 2024 (not yet announced but 2024 for Windows has shipped) or c) revert to Ventura until 2024 is ready — best to have Apple walk you through this over the phone.


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