Band-in-a-Box for Mac

Band-in-a-Box for Mac


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Version:
2014.82
File Size:
26.91MB
Date Added:
June 23, 2014
Price:
Update; $129.00 to buy
Operating Systems:
Mac OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9
Total Downloads:
28,213
Downloads Last Week:
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  • 1 stars

    "Still not fixed"

    January 21, 2009   |   By jeffhrsn

    Version: Band-in-a-Box 12.0 build 31

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    PG Music programmers are obviously Windows-centric. This is easily one of the ugliest, most ridiculously laid out program on the Macintosh. The installer still ignores Apple's guidelines YEARS after PG Music's knowing this.

    Wishing someone else would come along and blow these guys out of the water - they truly deserve it.

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  • 1 stars

    "not funny"

    November 28, 2004   |   By winnertakesall

    Version: Band-in-a-Box 12.0b22

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    Build 22 simply refuses to install, claiming some files are missing and requiring that I reinstall the programme. How can that be if build 21 worked perfectly ? Alt., the installer tells me to "rebuidl the desktop" !! In Mac OS X, imagine !! It would be funny if it wasn't sad :-((

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  • 4 stars

    "One off the funniest program I have tried"

    July 14, 2004   |   By crister.skoglund_dotmac

    Version: Band-in-a-Box 12.0

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    At last there is a native OSX version of this old classic. And the program has now developed and get enriched so the possible variations are endless. (I have been using it since version 5, but not so much the last years since it only ran in Classic) Now however it runs perfectly in OSX and files can be saved both in the programs own format and as MIDI files.

    The only thing I am missing is an easy way to change files with Garageband. Now the only solution I have found is to save the compleated song in MIDI format, then use Dent de Midi to transform it into tracks that can be imported into Garageband for further modification.

    There are also a few small bugs in the list editing module I think (or I am doing something wrong) but otherwise it is a very stable program.

    Crister

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  • 1 stars

    "crummy demo"

    June 27, 2004   |   By goalie

    Version: Band-in-a-Box 12.0

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    After I downloaded the demo on Friday the 25th of June, I got a messages "reminding" me that it would expire on the 1st of July! Then when I took time to start it up, I found that despite their ballyhooing the new OS X version (12), the demo is an old Classic program. The "about" box says it's version 11, but the Web page whence you download the demo says "This demo is from version 8 of Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh."

    Not only that, but several aspects of this old V.8 or V.11 program are disabled, including notation -- one aspect I was most wanting to try.

    I guess I'll just give Band-in-a-Box up as a bad job, never knowing what the actual OS X program is like.

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  • 2 stars

    "UI needs work..."

    June 25, 2004   |   By dylanw_dotmac

    Version: Band-in-a-Box 12.0

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    ... and has for a long time. BiaB isn't the best at what it does, but it's the only one that does it. The UI hasn't had a serious update since v.6. It doesn't really feel like an OS X program (hell, it doesn't really feel like a Mac program). Adding styles is a non-trivial task, and the style editor doesn't seem to have been updated for years. But it does seem to work, so I give it credit for that.

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  • 4 stars

    "Worth Waiting For"

    June 25, 2004   |   By hrubin1000

    Version: Band-in-a-Box 12.0

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    Nicely integrated with Core MIDI

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  • 5 stars

    "Ooooooh!"

    June 24, 2004   |   By cuk

    Version: Band-in-a-Box 12.0

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    Yessss!!!!!

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