You are here

Computer / Software

  • 7089

    Audio Editors

  • 7090

    Scorewriters

  • 7023

    Virtual Instrument

  • link

    Installing Memory

    PC Notes

    Installing more memory in your computer is a seemingly easy task, yet there can be so many issues to bear in mind that are often overlooked.

    Techniques May 2003
  • link

    Speeding Up Windows

    Improving Windows Performance For Music

    Whatever version of Windows you're running, the chances are you can streamline it with a few simple tweaks.

    Techniques Apr 2003
  • link

    Partitioning PC Hard Drives For Multi-boot Systems

    PC Musician

    As hard drive sizes rise into the hundreds of Gigabytes, it's crucial to consider the benefits that partitioning can bring.

    Techniques Mar 2003
  • link

    Windows' Multi-user Accounts

    PC Notes

    We look at how Windows' multi-user accounts can be used as a potential alternative to setting up different versions of Windows on multiple partitions.

    Techniques Mar 2003
  • link

    Windows XP One Year On

    PC Musician

    It's been 12 months since we first evaluated Windows XP as a music platform, and it now seems to be the OS of choice for most manufacturers. So should musicians who have been holding back now take the plunge and upgrade?

    Techniques Feb 2003
  • link
    For burning audio CDs on a PC, the more advanced pre-mastering applications like Steinberg's Wavelab not only provide a huge number of editing and track-indexing functions for adding the final polish to your tracks, but also graphic real-time track fades

    Getting Better Performance From Your CD Drives

    PC Musician

    Cheap, writable optical media have revolutionised the way PC users store audio and back up their data. However, setting up your CD-R/W drives and persuading them to work at their best can be more complicated than it seems...

    Techniques Jan 2003
  • link
    MIDIJoys can convert a game joystick, mouse, trackball or trackpad into a dual-axis MIDI controller.

    Using A Games Joystick As A MIDI Controller

    PC Notes

    We transform the humble and inexpensive games joystick into a simple but effective MIDI controller, and find a word processor that will have minimum impact on the clean music partition of your PC.

    Techniques Jan 2003
  • link

    BIOS Tweaks For Music Performance

    PC Musician

    Your computer's most fundamental system settings are stored in its BIOS. Modifying them can help increase performance and eliminate glitches, but it's not something to approach lightly...

    Techniques Dec 2002
  • link

    The Truth About Latency: Part 2

    Latency & Latency Jitter: Real-world Tests

    In the second part of our investigation into the real-world delays caused by PC hardware and software, we consider the differences between different MIDI applications and versions of Windows. Are some sequencers really 'tighter' than others?

    Techniques Oct 2002
  • link

    Detecting & Resolving PC Hardware Faults

    PC Musician

    Not all PC problems are down to software, and a huge range of difficulties - from occasional glitches to complete system failure - can actually be caused by hardware faults. Here's how to diagnose and cure some of the most common.

    Techniques Jun 2002
  • link
    Microsoft Windows XP main screen.

    Windows XP: Is It Suitable For Music?

    PC Musician

    Windows XP is probably the most important PC operating system upgrade since Windows 95, but as always, its new features come at a cost. Should you upgrade your computer? Here's the definitive guide...

    Techniques Feb 2002
  • link

    Identifying And Solving PC Instability Problems

    PC Musician

    There's nothing more disruptive to music-making than an unstable PC. Fortunately, there are many utilities and diagnostic tests available to help you resolve your problems.

    Techniques Nov 2001

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Computer / Software