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Re: G2 editor and Mac OS X 64 bit os

Postby SYS2064 » 02 Nov 2019, 16:26

dhbp-nord wrote:No other music vendor does this, why should Nord. They are a business like all the others.

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I work for a big IT company, the Client is the key point of our Mission.
That's the reason.
Upgrading this little piece of sw, Nord shows it's Client oriented vocation, not only to the G2 owners, but to all. To know that your investment is protect, overmore when the instrument is not upgraded with a new release, but is the last of its cycle, is the most importat pubblicity for Nord.
It is a cost-benefit problem, from my point of view, in this case, cost is ridiculus and the (Nord) benefit are very high.
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Re: G2 editor and Mac OS X 64 bit os

Postby maxpiano » 02 Nov 2019, 18:09

SYS2064 wrote:
dhbp-nord wrote:No other music vendor does this, why should Nord. They are a business like all the others.

D.

I work for a big IT company, the Client is the key point of our Mission.
That's the reason.
Upgrading this little piece of sw, Nord shows it's Client oriented vocation, not only to the G2 owners, but to all. To know that your investment is protect, overmore when the instrument is not upgraded with a new release, but is the last of its cycle, is the most importat pubblicity for Nord.
It is a cost-benefit problem, from my point of view, in this case, cost is ridiculus and the (Nord) benefit are very high.
That's all


Does your company also keep updated ALL your software products, including the ones out of support (deprecated/discontinued)...? And if it does it, it does for free?
Following your thinking, then Microsoft should have continued to support Win XP and all old devices of 10 or more years old PCs...? :roll:

And all this when a (free) VM running Win Xp (or even Wine, I tried it with the G2 editor a Mac) solves the problem of running the existing G2 editor on any modern PC...? Come on... ;)

PS: I have been working for a big IT company too... "the Client is the key point of our Mission", sure, as far as they pay... :mrgreen:
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Re: G2 editor and Mac OS X 64 bit os

Postby dhbp-nord » 03 Nov 2019, 23:49

"PS: I have been working for a big IT company too... "the Client is the key point of our Mission", sure, as far as they pay... :mrgreen:"\\

This exactly, and I am also in the IT/software field. No one updates 10 year old products for free.

As to your assertion that the benefit to Nord is "very high" - totally subjective statement. I betthe reality is a very small number of affected users.

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Re: G2 editor and Mac OS X 64 bit os

Postby SYS2064 » 10 Nov 2019, 01:00

maxpiano wrote:
SYS2064 wrote:
dhbp-nord wrote:No other music vendor does this, why should Nord. They are a business like all the others.

D.

I work for a big IT company, the Client is the key point of our Mission.
That's the reason.
Upgrading this little piece of sw, Nord shows it's Client oriented vocation, not only to the G2 owners, but to all. To know that your investment is protect, overmore when the instrument is not upgraded with a new release, but is the last of its cycle, is the most importat pubblicity for Nord.
It is a cost-benefit problem, from my point of view, in this case, cost is ridiculus and the (Nord) benefit are very high.
That's all


Does your company also keep updated ALL your software products, including the ones out of support (deprecated/discontinued)...? And if it does it, it does for free?
Following your thinking, then Microsoft should have continued to support Win XP and all old devices of 10 or more years old PCs...? :roll:

And all this when a (free) VM running Win Xp (or even Wine, I tried it with the G2 editor a Mac) solves the problem of running the existing G2 editor on any modern PC...? Come on... ;)

PS: I have been working for a big IT company too... "the Client is the key point of our Mission", sure, as far as they pay... :mrgreen:

Wine? not yet... not on Catalina ;)
The funny thing is that seem that we are talking about an entire OS, a monumental effort spent for free... :)
I do not claim anything from Nord, but i think that a company that put 1 keyboard on every stage could spend 1 day to adapt 1 program (for free or not).

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Re: G2 editor and Mac OS X 64 bit os

Postby maxpiano » 10 Nov 2019, 08:52

I wrote "or Wine", a VM with any 32 bit version of Windows (or OS x) can run the G2editor, the same OS any G2 user has been running it on so far (as all users of other brands' discontinued products will have to do); I am also not so sure it takes just 1 day to update that old piece of software... points of view ;-)
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Re: G2 editor and Mac OS X 64 bit os

Postby xavmatazz » 05 Jan 2020, 02:30

If any app allows to host the G2 editor inside Catalina, feedback is welcome!
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Re: G2 editor and Mac OS X 64 bit os

Postby xavmatazz » 05 Jan 2020, 02:37

pablomastodon wrote:Anyway, I will try to compile (Delphi, not C ) and use the following open source editor, found on electro-music.com forum, and, in the meantime, I will install Mojavi on new volume to use the G2 editor by Clavia.

Tell us if it works. Any help will be welcome :-)
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Re: G2 editor and Mac OS X 64 bit os

Postby cgrafx » 05 Jan 2020, 07:32

xavmatazz wrote:If any app allows to host the G2 editor inside Catalina, feedback is welcome!


parallels will run older versions of MAC OS, windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8, all 32 bit versions of which I believe can host the G2 editor.
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Re: G2 editor and Mac OS X 64 bit os

Postby xavmatazz » 06 Jan 2020, 14:18

cgrafx wrote:
xavmatazz wrote:If any app allows to host the G2 editor inside Catalina, feedback is welcome!


parallels will run older versions of MAC OS, windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8, all 32 bit versions of which I believe can host the G2 editor.

It seems right. It's not the easiest nor the best for CPU, Memory, but it should work.
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Re: G2 editor and Mac OS X 64 bit os

Postby maxpiano » 06 Jan 2020, 18:07

xavmatazz wrote:
cgrafx wrote:
xavmatazz wrote:If any app allows to host the G2 editor inside Catalina, feedback is welcome!


parallels will run older versions of MAC OS, windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8, all 32 bit versions of which I believe can host the G2 editor.

It seems right. It's not the easiest nor the best for CPU, Memory, but it should work.


As an alternative you can use VirtualBox (free), if you don't want to pay for Parallels and you already have a Windows license (which you would need anyway with Parallels as well)
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