noiseboyuk wrote:Ohhhhh.... maybe THIS is the reason I'm not upgrading for the moment.
To be fair, I always said to myself I'd wait a while for all the fixes to go through. This issue and the remote control ones are the two I'm watching most closely.
+1 on that.
If you rely on your DAW for work, and Don't like these little surprises, the best thing you can do is wait for a few updates to come our, ask people you know who have upgraded, and read these kind of threads on forums to identify what some problems might be. I also haven't updated, and this is the reason. 6.5 works well for me, and I don't feel that need to always have the newest version of everything and be on the cutting edge, and as a result, my system is VERY stable and reliable.
A good rule of thumb if you are one of those people who has have the newest update with the new gimmick's and bells and whistles...is to acknowledge that YOU are the beta tester. By buying and installing a major DAW program without checking for issues, compatibility conflicts, and other various problems...you are putting yourself in a position to be on the forum with everyone else spending the next three months doing all of the hard work for me and other folks who waited for a working version.
You could look at it 2 ways. One is that Steinberg should not release a version that has major issues, and is causing problems for so many people, and complain about it, and not be able to use the software, and be frustrated...and rightfully so. You should get a working version of something if you spend the money on it. The other way to look at it is understanding that there is almost an infinite of combination of ways to set up a DAW once you factor in the platform, OS bit kernel, OS version, Processor, RAM, plug-ins, VST instruments, Audio Card, Audio Hardware, etc, etc. The list goes on and on. If Steinberg waited for all of these issues to be discovered and resolved by their programmers...people would be on the forum screaming about how there are no new versions, because they would never get to everything on v1.00.
Not knocking the people who bought the new version and are unhappy with the performance. Just offering a bit of advice. I usually wait a min. of three months after a major update has been released, scan the forums, and rarely have problems when I actually make the change. The downside is that everyone gets to play with the new version before me, but I would rather have a functional and stable DAW than the newest, coolest thing. Personal preference. To each their own.