Output - subscription based loop player!

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2849 posts since 2 Dec, 2004 from North Wales

Post Sat Oct 20, 2018 11:30 am

BONES wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:01 pm
SLiC wrote:
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:02 pm
I was proposing loopmaster as a free alternative to Arcade where when you get to keep your loops not rent them
But I get to keep every Arcade loop I use, too, forever. So it's not rental, it's more like a payment plan - buy now, pay later.
Ah, OK....I thought it was just the loops you actually recorded in songs were available after cancellation.
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BONES
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Re: Output - subscription based loop player!

Post Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:32 pm

Anything you set up will continue to function. All they do is disable the GUI so you can't change anything any more but you'd still be free to change the arrangement, which is all I'd need in an older song. You might even be able to trigger other loops in the same kit if the samples are still there and not locked or something. I'll have to cancel my subscription at some point and see exactly how it works but I'm not concerned that I'll lose anything.
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Re: Output - subscription based loop player!

Post Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:47 pm

I don’t have any problem with Arcade, it was buggy at first for me on Win 8. I also have plenty of ram. Mostly I am just not a good enough composer to use it effectively. A few background drones was about the extent of it for me. Tbh I don’t really get the sample thing too well. I use drum samples, that’s about it. The loop based sample workflow is still a bit beyond me other than for textural or sound effect scenarios.

I actually deleted everything in the end. Perhaps down the road a bit, I’ll have another look at it.

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202 posts since 6 Mar, 2004 from Massachusetts

Re: Output - subscription based loop player!

Post Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:23 am

BONES wrote:
Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:32 pm
I'll have to cancel my subscription at some point and see exactly how it works but I'm not concerned that I'll lose anything.
Maybe we could test this by just logging out from our Output account and opening a project that uses Arcade? Easier than unsubscribing/resubscribing. I'll try to make time to test this later today.

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Re: Output - subscription based loop player!

Post Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:36 pm

I don't know if that will work because my PC isn't always connected to the 'net but Arcade always works so even if you log out, it will probably keep going until your subscription expires.
pekbro wrote:
Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:47 pm
I don’t have any problem with Arcade, it was buggy at first for me on Win 8. I also have plenty of ram. Mostly I am just not a good enough composer to use it effectively. A few background drones was about the extent of it for me. Tbh I don’t really get the sample thing too well. I use drum samples, that’s about it. The loop based sample workflow is still a bit beyond me other than for textural or sound effect scenarios.
That's mostly what we use it for. It's that last few percent that really makes a song shine, which can be worth its weight in gold sometimes. It's usually the last thing we add to a mix, and it is often quite subtle, but it can add that last bit of character to whatever mood we're trying to create.
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