You know I really wish to never read any baseless arguments from people that think "they know about stuffs" so I don't have to come again and clarify things so wrong like this one yet again. Here we go:machinesworking wrote: ↑Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:57 pmSure, me being able to plug my guitar into any amp and play is just the same as you creating a tenuous at best emulation layer in your modern OS to host some VST and old VST host and use some MIDI program that may or may not be able to talk to the open OS emulating software in your setup and communicate with your modern DAW. Yeah, exactly the same, no issues.JunSev wrote: ↑Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:40 pmNo I'm sorry you're very wrong here, don't do over generalizations on things that simply are not true in all the cases:machinesworking wrote: ↑Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:49 pmI have a 1978 Gibson Les Paul Pro I bought in 1998 for $450.
Software fades over time, needs updates that cost money, goes extinct etc.
It doesn't, there are virtual machines and I know I can continue using that software even for decades if needed.Software fades over time
Uh no, some companies offers even lifetime free updates; where is your paid upgrade?needs updates that cost money
Also again I can continue using the same software with virtual machines if necessary with some not-restrictive OS.
No it doesn't, I have my products and my keys saved in my external hard drive and in any case if I want to install the same compatible OS and virtual machine in my future pc It continues being there, is not eternal, but it could outlive me easily.goes extinct etc
I had to, with all respect.
The fact is software out now is temporary, because none of us do what you're suggesting, we simply move on, replace VSTs with new ones etc. etc. To pretend that software has anything like the longevity of hardware is just hard headed thinking. Now, with a lot of things this isn't an issue. Who wants to use GigiStudio when we have Kontakt? UVI? etc.
This process you're talking about is a little bit exaggerated and you really don't need to do big workaround like this in order to operate "legacy" software or in case the company or developer is not longer there.Sure, me being able to plug my guitar into any amp and play is just the same as you creating a tenuous at best emulation layer in your modern OS to host some VST and old VST host and use some MIDI program that may or may not be able to talk to the open OS emulating software in your setup and communicate with your modern DAW. Yeah, exactly the same, no issues.
I can simplify the process with some OS partition from where I can even start turning on my future PC/laptop all ready to go, no big deals, or even saving the VST files without the installer (perhaps supposing there is a new OS that can't operate those old installers?); even saying that I know there are/will be more compatible options.
You're argument is invalid and exaggerated.
Yeah I know... is difficult to take you seriously.
Is not like you're trying to put it and I already told you why is not, come on... you even trying?The fact is software out now is temporary
I'm not suggesting to anyone, I'm telling you why your statement is wrong, the specifications necessary for VST longevity, reality and Facts.because none of us do what you're suggesting
No, please speak for Yourself. I don't think like you and many people don't think like you because your reasoning is wrong and your argument is exaggerated and wrong.we simply
If my favorites instruments are still functional why do I need to "replace it with new ones"? maybe you already have heard before: If ain't broke don't fix it. Also what about if I have some old project and the developer/company is not there anymore? and that particular VST is playing an important role in that track, why I would "replace with new ones" if that old one works for me so good and I invested my money on it?.we simply move on, replace VSTs with new ones etc. etc.
I don't believe in continuous over-consumerism nonsense, those old vst can do the job pretty well and are important part of projects and continues sounding good enough, I don't need to "replace with new ones".
Just that it has that longevity and it can easily outlive many or any hardware instrument.To pretend that software has anything like the longevity of hardware is just hard headed thinking.
Again how you support the idea that hardware has more longevity than software? did you at least read what I said and why what you're saying is not true right? I'm still waiting you refute my proves, because you know... "you know about stuffs".
Ok... just that a lot of those "things" (from your argument that doesn't demonstrate anything) doesn't help with any "issue".Now, with a lot of things this isn't an issue.
I had to again, with absolute respect machinesworking.