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Ok, so i have finally decided that i am going to buy a mac. The main reason for this is that im going to uni next year and they all run macs with logic so it will be much easier if i can directly transfer projects from uni to home and back again, and its a good idea to get aquainted with logic (something i have never used) before i go.

The other reason that i have decided to get a mac is because i already have a pretty decent PC and i read somewhere that it is possible to link them up in some way e.g. i can run vsts on my pc and use logic at the same time. So i might aswell have the best of both?

So my question: How do i go about linking my PC to my Mac? Is this even possible and if so is it easy and efffective?

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I did this a while ago with SOI, and it worked. Midi is the key word. 1 in function of the other. (need to puzzle out myself, each time) but there are a few topics on forums when you google this question.
You need 2 midi interfaces, In/out resp. Master and slave, then adjust 'midi sync' in your secq.(needed with pc, mac (or Logic in my case) automatically). Make sure to start up your comp's after setting the midi cables on the interfaces.
The rest are preferences in your pc/mac/sequencers.
I'll try to find some topics on the net today.
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http://www.teragon.org/wiki/index.php?title=MIDI_Sync


http://www.cycling74.com/forums/index.ph...&t=msg&th=20881

2 to get you started...

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Thanks muphasta. I think i understand how to link up the computers now. But one thing is still dont get is how it all works once the machines are connected and synched. Say i have logic running on the mac, can i load in one of my vsts from my pc and use it in logic?

Has anyone synched their pcs before? What where the advantages of doing this?

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i don't think you can use a vst on a pc thru logic..
as far as i know, the most common use is linking them (master/slave-settings on both soundcards is important here) so you can combine the powers of the the computers at the same time.
But i wouldn't be surprised that a midi-editor (for example midi-ox) can open up a whole lot of new possibilities

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Thanks muphasta. I think i understand how to link up the computers now. But one thing is still dont get is how it all works once the machines are connected and synched. Say i have logic running on the mac, can i load in one of my vsts from my pc and use it in logic?

Has anyone synched their pcs before? What where the advantages of doing this?

thanks people.

you cant use vst from your pc in mac logic, and from version 7 just audio-units in logic. it might be possible to route a track in your pc seq. with the mac input... Different in/output...and then use vst on it..... Didnt try it before.
to sync, adjust both (seq.) midi-sync preferences

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as described above
two soundcards with midi possibilities, in to out out to in, midi sync on et voila

afterwards is a question of setting up a track in logic as well as on your pc with the right midi I/O channels used

might be a wise idea to use just a VST rack instead of a whole daw just for your vst's

i heard something about midi over ethernet, appearantly that's the ultimate solution, but i wouldn't know how to go about for that one....

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