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Craig
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Which format to buy Kontakt or EXS24mkII?
      #395110 - 18/12/06 01:15 PM
Hi, I'm about to purchase a bass collection sample DVD, but it comes in either a Kontakt format or EXS24mkII format.

I want to know which I should choose as I have only just bought Logic Pro 7 and also have Kontakt2 from the Komplete4 collection, I don't have vast experience in either sampler but I know that Kontakt can read EXS format but wondering if anyone can give me a reason to purchase a particular one over the other...

I'm on a MacBook Pro with OSX, all lastest versions of software.

Thanks & hopefully I can spend some money ASAP.

C.


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Re: Which format to buy Kontakt or EXS24mkII? new [Re: Craig]
      #395265 - 18/12/06 05:39 PM
I do not have much experience with Kontakt but I do with EXS24 MkII.

I would go with the sample format native to Logic Pro, which would be the EXS, I would be more confident as to its reliability because it is coded 'within Logic' (so to speak). It will also be automatically updated when Logic is updated.

I could be wrong, but I think the EXS format would/could give you less compatibilty issues.


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Re: Which format to buy Kontakt or EXS24mkII? new [Re: Craig]
      #395314 - 18/12/06 06:53 PM
EXS24 runs far more efficiently in Logic (obviously) than Kontakt, you can take the sampler banks with you as project data.... if your into lappie production its the way to go.


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