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Postby jim » Thu May 17, 2012 6:05 pm

Ok...I know... Malcolm say's to read first, but I didn't. So if this topic has come up and the answers are already there...I apologize. My question to you all is, what is a good software drum program? Meaning - not a lot of tedious programming - easy for a guitar player to understand - quick simple loops and the ability to change them on a whim. Especially time signatures. I am running Cubase 4 on a mac book pro, if that makes any difference. I've heard that iZotope and ezdrumer are ok. Any opinions?
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Re: drum software

Postby Mathieu Benoit » Thu May 17, 2012 7:33 pm

I have Groove Agent 3 made by Steinberg. It's pretty easy to use and works well for what it is. I may be willing to part with it... EZ Drummer is probably the benchmark these days though, and I'd certainly look at that. I don't think it's too expensive either.
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Re: drum software

Postby macrae11 » Thu May 17, 2012 7:45 pm

Pretty much yeah.
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Re: drum software

Postby jim » Thu May 17, 2012 9:16 pm

Part with it?
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Re: drum software

Postby Malcolm Boyce » Thu May 17, 2012 11:03 pm

I'd like to take this opportunity to say... Wooohoooo! Jim's posting in the forums! (lap
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Re: drum software

Postby Mathieu Benoit » Fri May 18, 2012 8:10 am

jim wrote:Part with it?


As in, sell it for dirt cheap. I just need to figure out how the license transfer will work. You use Cubase right? Do you have a stienberg dongle?
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Re: drum software

Postby Alain Benoit » Fri May 18, 2012 9:37 am

Malcolm Boyce wrote:I'd like to take this opportunity to say... Wooohoooo! Jim's posting in the forums! (lap


I told him if he did not that I would stab him.

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Re: drum software

Postby Alain Benoit » Fri May 18, 2012 9:38 am

Mathieu Benoit wrote:
jim wrote:Part with it?


Do you have a stienberg dongle?


Does he ever, you should see the thing.

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Re: drum software

Postby jim » Sun May 20, 2012 8:30 am

I do use Cubase and yes on the dongle.
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Re: drum software

Postby Mathieu Benoit » Sun May 20, 2012 11:04 am

I'll sell it to ya for $75 if I can find out how to transfer the license. I'll even go over and install it for you/give you a tutorial.
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Re: drum software

Postby Malcolm Boyce » Tue May 22, 2012 1:43 pm

Well?
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Re: drum software

Postby Mathieu Benoit » Wed May 23, 2012 12:10 am

Malcolm Boyce wrote:Well?


I think we've reached an agreement. I just have to research the licensing end of it.
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Re: drum software

Postby Malcolm Boyce » Wed May 23, 2012 12:21 am

I'm excited for Jim really catching the recording bug. Now if I can get him to pick up a better interface... I already pointed this out to him:

http://newbrunswick.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and ... Z366427551

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Re: drum software

Postby jim » Wed May 23, 2012 7:17 am

I'm trying...sheesh
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Re: drum software

Postby Mathieu Benoit » Wed May 23, 2012 8:08 am

Malcolm Boyce wrote:I'm excited for Jim really catching the recording bug. Now if I can get him to pick up a better interface... I already pointed this out to him:

http://newbrunswick.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and ... Z366427551

:-P


What...? Do you think he's made out of $75 bills or something?
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Re: drum software

Postby Mathieu Benoit » Tue Jun 12, 2012 1:35 pm

Mathieu Benoit wrote:
Malcolm Boyce wrote:Well?


I think we've reached an agreement. I just have to research the licensing end of it.


Took some digging but I found it:

Steinberg wrote:Resale Wizard for Steinberg Software
Done! You've provided all information that is relevant for reselling your product.

Your information
The information on the product you are planning to sell:

The software already has been registered with a MySteinberg account on http://www.steinberg.de/mysteinberg.
It is copy protected by a USB-eLicenser.
The USB-eLicenser is holding multiple licenses.

Required steps before selling:

At first it is necessary to separate the license of the program you are planning to sell from the other license(s) on the USB-eLicenser. For this purpose the eLicenser Control Center is providing the possibility to transfer licenses from one USB-eLicenser to another.

You can get empty USB-eLicensers from any Steinberg dealer. Within most European countries USB-eLicensers are also available in our online shop. If you are not resident in the scope of the online shop please contact your local distributor.

For the license transfer you'll need at least two USB-eLicensers (a source and a target key). These are the necessary steps in detail:

Please install the latest version of the eLicenser Control Center before you start the transfer!
Open the eLicenser Control Center (Windows: Start > Programs > eLicenser, Mac: Applications).
Connect both USB-eLicensers. They will be listed in the eLicenser Control Center.
Click on the license you want to sell to grab it and drag it to the entry of the other USB-eLicenser while holding down the mouse button.
Release the mouse button to start the license transfer.
Once the transfer is completed the new USB-eLicenser should hold the license of the program you are planning to sell. Since the new USB-eLicenser has not been registered you can sell it combined with the corresponding installation disc(s) and manual(s) as unregistered software.
Of course a license can also be transferred directly to a USB-eLicenser provided by the buyer.

In both cases it is not necessary to inform the Steinberg support team. The registration in your MySteinberg account will be updated automatically.

Recommended scope of supply

A complete offer should include:

installation disk (CD-R, DVD)
unregistered USB-eLicenser incl. the corresponding license
manual(s)
original box
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Re: drum software

Postby jim » Tue Jun 12, 2012 6:10 pm

Umm. I could pretend to understand this. Yay and thank you
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Re: drum software

Postby Mathieu Benoit » Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:44 am

I'll try to come out tonight for a bit to help you. I'll text ya later.
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Re: drum software

Postby jim » Wed Jun 13, 2012 11:44 am

Thank you
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Re: drum software

Postby Mathieu Benoit » Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:14 am

After a bit of fiddling around to make sure I had the proper updated version of the eLicenser software and updated GA3 installer, we got everything transfered over and running properly. The next hour was me giving a tutorial on a platform that seems as familiar to me as ancient egyptian. I think GA3 is going to be a good program for Jim though since he wants to get into programming his own beats and GA3 can output MIDI which can help make that process easier.
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