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setting_up_your_lan [2017/12/05 01:31]
shane [Multiple computers on a physical Ethernet LAN]
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shane [Multiple computers on a physical Ethernet LAN]
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   * I can run the 64-bit VST version of a CPU-hogging synth plugin like [[https://​www.spectrasonics.net/​products/​omnisphere/​|Spectrasonics Omnisphere]],​ [[https://​www.xferrecords.com/​products/​serum|Xfer Records Serum]], or [[https://​www.u-he.com/​cms/​diva|U-He Diva]] on my Windows PC, and use it inside Logic Pro 9 on my old, feeble 1.6 GHz Core-Duo Mac Mini from 2006.   * I can run the 64-bit VST version of a CPU-hogging synth plugin like [[https://​www.spectrasonics.net/​products/​omnisphere/​|Spectrasonics Omnisphere]],​ [[https://​www.xferrecords.com/​products/​serum|Xfer Records Serum]], or [[https://​www.u-he.com/​cms/​diva|U-He Diva]] on my Windows PC, and use it inside Logic Pro 9 on my old, feeble 1.6 GHz Core-Duo Mac Mini from 2006.
   * If I have an older PC running 32-bit Microsoft Windows, stuffed with older 32-bit plugins, I can run the 32-bit //​NetVSTHost.exe//​ on it (as many instances as necessary) and access them in a 64-bit DAW running on a newer PC or Mac.   * If I have an older PC running 32-bit Microsoft Windows, stuffed with older 32-bit plugins, I can run the 32-bit //​NetVSTHost.exe//​ on it (as many instances as necessary) and access them in a 64-bit DAW running on a newer PC or Mac.
-  * If I have a perfectly good older Mac all set up to run Logic Pro, which I've been using for years, and I'm not ready to replace it with a newer Mac (because Apple can't make a decent one for a non-eye-watering ​price these days), I can use a cheap, powerful Windows PC instead, and simply run the VST versions of whatever plugins I need. (Most plugin vendors will let you pay once and use both Mac/AU and Windows/VST versions.)+  * If I have a perfectly good older Mac all set up to run Logic Pro, which I've been using for years, and I'm not ready to replace it with a newer Mac (because Apple can't make a decent one for anything less than sky-high price these days), I can use a cheap, powerful Windows PC instead, and simply run the VST versions of whatever plugins I need. (Most plugin vendors will let you pay once and use both Mac/AU and Windows/VST versions.)
  
 ==== Rules for setting up a nice fast LAN ==== ==== Rules for setting up a nice fast LAN ====
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