LOL! Apple is intent on proprietary for "anything" - far more than MS ever
But that's a big part of their business model, so I don't blame them.
One the other hand, I would heed Bob's caution when our industry is so
reliant on open standards.
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] BWF files
From Toby Seay:
"...I would be suspicious. Though I haven't tried Soundtrack Pro, I have
used Logic. Apple Logic does not write a BWF (even though it gives you the
Apple seems hell-bent on creating their own proprietary file formats for
everything. They recently flipped the bits on how they write .aiff files
orphaning lots of older software when there was no reasonable reason to not
simply support BWF.
I think you use Apple's software for valuable media projects at your own
peril if you care about having access to the material at any point in the
future. Final Cut picked up a lot of pro users for their home studios and
laptops but from what I hear lots of these folks have moved on to Sony's
Vegas and Avid's new native offerings as they replace their G-5 computers.
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