On Sun, 2002-11-24 at 22:49, Lasse wrote: > Maybe this is the wrong place to discuss FT, but I give it a shot: > > I am trying the demo with the plugins. I just wonder if I can use the plugins > in FL in FT. Cause I tried the compressor in FT but I crashes when I try. So > I guess it can't be done. > > Maybe there is another mixer-program, not too exensive, that I can use to > mixdown wave-files created in Cakewalk and FL. > > Any thoughts? From what I can tell on the official fruityloops forums, fruitytracks is no longer being developed and may well be discontinued soon. If it doesn't do what you want now, I'd say there is little point in buying it. If you want an integrated mixer, I recommend you wait for the next version of fruityloops (4.0, due out around Christmas/new year apparently), there are also some rumours about fruityloops supporting hard disk recording, but that remains to be seen! Alternatively, I use a program called n-track studio (http://www.ntrack.com) which is fairly affordable and can handle more tracks (on like for like hardware) than the big sequencers like Cubase, Logic and Cakewalk. It takes some tweaking to get the best possible performance out of it, but it is generally worth it. Overall stability is not as good as fruityloops and there is only very basic MIDI support, but apart from that, it does the job nicely. Personally, I really like beeing able to to "see" the wave files and draw mix automation onto the tracks. I tend to render to wavs from fruityloops and use the "split fx channels" to get 16 wav files which I then mixdown and edit in n-track. Sometimes I need more than 16 channels, in which case, I render 16 tracks at a time and then go and edit the fx channel on each of the generators appropriately. hope that helps. Andy -- The contents of this e-mail and any attachments are confidential and may be legally privileged. If you have received this e-mail and you are not a named addressee, please inform us as soon as possible on +44 118 901 2999 and then delete the e-mail from your system. If you are not a named addressee you must not copy, use, disclose, distribute, print or rely on this e-mail. Any views expressed in this e-mail or any attachments may not necessarily reflect those of Tao's management. Although we routinely screen for viruses, addressees should scan this e-mail and any attachments for viruses. Tao makes no representation or warranty as to the absence of viruses in this e-mail or any attachments. Please note that for the protection of our business, we may monitor and read e-mails sent to and from our server(s).