Band-in-a-Box for Mac

Band-in-a-Box for Mac

Average User Rating:
2.6
out of 9 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2014.83
  • Total Downloads:
    37,515
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 15, 2014
  • Price:
    Update; $129.00 to buy

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1 stars

"BIAB for Mac 2014 and Support fail to deliver"

September 15, 2014  |  By daholl5

 |  Version: Band-in-a-Box 2014.83

Pros

BIAB is a great idea.

Cons

Despite its potential, BIAB is an expensive product that does not live up to claims. Key features described in ads and the manuals simply do not work reliably or at all. I experienced dropouts in Rendered Audio files; Bar Settings did not work; Song Endings did not play as programed; Pushes (anticipations) Holds and Kicks did not work properly; certain combinations of Styles consistently triggered crashes.

When I contacted Support at first they said they'd never experienced or heard of any of the problems I reported. I did 3 re-installations a spent a month of sending files and trying a series of supposed "fixes" and workarounds, none of which worked. It became apparent that Support had not actually tested the "sure fix" solutions. Soon excuses began to be substituted for solutions. Finally they confessed that they couldn't fix the problems and told me I should accept the "limitations" of the product. Since then there has been NO followup or news of any progress.

Summary

PG's literature exaggerates the program's actual capabilities. It is a very expensive half-baked BETA. Either the developers did not test BIAB before releasing it or they just rushed it to market without concern for obvious problems and limitations. Personally, I find it hard to believe that the developers and support team were truly unaware of them.

PG Music may be a small company but at the prices customers are paying they have a right to expect more than excuses and apologies.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2014.83
  • Added: VU Meters have been added to the Mixer.
  • Fixed: What addons dialog on the USB Hard drives was false-reporting missing RealTracks sets.
General
Publisher PG Music
Publisher web site http://www.pgmusic.com/
Release Date September 15, 2014
Date Added September 15, 2014
Version 2014.83
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Audio Production & Recording Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 26.97MB
File Name bb2014_update_build83.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 37,515
Downloads Last Week 198
Pricing
License Model Update
Limitations Not available
Price $129

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