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Re: Adobe Soundbooth free beta

Subject: Re: Adobe Soundbooth free beta
From: "Rob Danielson" danielson_rob
Date: Sat Oct 28, 2006 2:04 pm (PDT)
Hi Rich-- Valuable feedback. There are a couple
of mentions on the forum about it being slow, but
none about excessive CPU usage. As its in Beta,
now's a good time for input:
  Rob D.

At 4:15 PM +0000 10/28/06, Rich Peet wrote:
>Thanks Rob.  I downloaded and tried this yesterday.
>I posted a quick review here but it seems to have gone to message
>heaven and not to this group.
>This application is hurting in a lot of ways.
>It takes forever to load a large file.
>I then loaded a small wave file as this application only works with a
>few audio file types. In simple playback of this small audio file the
>CPU load was huge. My DSP has a 0% CPU load itself so this was a good
>hardware choice to check the software out. For example Audition 1.5
>uses about 1% CPU load to update the video screen on audio playback of
>a stereo 16 bit file.  Soundbooth was using over 50% on a two track 16
>bit wave file.  This is on a very fast computer which translates to
>badly written software.
>Even for a computer challenged user I can not recommend this software.
>I recommend any free audio edit software over this.
>Rich Peet
>--- In  Rob Danielson <> wrote:
>>  Adobe:
>>  "A brand new audio application in the spirit of
>>  Sound Edit 16 and Cool Edit 2000, Adobe=AE
>>  Soundbooth=81 gives creative professionals the
>>  tools they need to quickly clean up, customize,
>>  or create new sounds and to create customized
>>  music soundtracks for their projects. Download
>>  the installer below .. and provide us with your
>>  feedback before the Soundbooth build expires on
>>  02/28/07... Adobe Soundbooth is focused on
>>  creative professionals without audio expertise,
>>  or those who prefer an application focused on
>>  making short work of the most common tasks they
>>  handle every day. The tools in Soundbooth remove
>>  the mystery from editing while preserving superb
>>  sound quality."
>>  For Intel-based Macs (OS X 10.4.3 or greater) or
>>  Windows (XP SP2). Not for Mac Power PC's.
>  >
>>  Rob D.
>"Microphones are not ears,
>Loudspeakers are not birds,
>A listening room is not nature."
>Klas Strandberg
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Rob Danielson
Peck School of the Arts
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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