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Logiconizer 1.0 The easiest way to manage Apple's Logic icons FREE


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Features:

. You can visually load custom icons in a Logiconizer record

- Logiconizer Imports in a record your Logic icons for backup

- Logiconizer renames them automatically

- Logiconizer exports an icon record in the Logic Pro 6 and 7 icons folders.

- Build infinite full Logic icons sets, and recall them later

- Bring it with you in the studio , and apply your icons to the studio's project

- Use it to exchange full icons sets with your fellows

- Icons are stored in it's database, making it a real Logic icon Caveau.

 

 

Logiconizer is FREE to download as Standalone (Carbon, Filemaker 7 Runtime) or as Filemaker 7 document.

 

Size: Standalone: 27MB, Filemaker document: 3MB

 

 

Download: www.logicprofiles.com

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Originally posted by theblue1:

Okay... I'm not a logic user. Why would a DAW need little pictures?

Quick visual identification. Where's the guitar track? By the guitar. Logic has these already built-in, and this is supposed to give you more pics to choose from.

 

Works well for some people - I had a buddy who used to draw pictures on his board tape, instead of writing. This is the equivalent.

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:DChris. I love the looks I get from young guys on live gigs when I start drawing arrows to indicate vocal mic positions instead of names. Or SR, SL USC, DSC, or draw a star for the lead vocal.

 

The idea is sound, IMO, for a DAW. I can't imagine it takes more than a miniscule amount of resources to accomplish puttng custom pics to various tracks, and it can do a LOT towards making the client comfortable. What if I put an icon of their face to their track? There are all kinds of possibilities.

 

One of my favorite features of N-track had nothing to do with audio. The background was a .bmp picture. As with desktop wallpaper, I could put whatever image I chose as the background on N-track simply by changing the file labelled, "timeline.bmp" I saved the original as "timeline original.bmp" should I ever want it back and saved many bmp's in the N-track folder for when I decided to switch to another. It would've been nice if I could have opened a small program like the Logic Iconizer to make the switch rather than search through files (this was on Win98) and rename the appropriate files.

 

That said, I understand BrittanyLips frustration. Tron has been trolling under several different screennames and has generally been an ass to... well, pretty much to everyone. :rolleyes:

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And using little pictues is better than color coding tracks because of why?

 

Maybe it's 'cause I'm 'trapped' on a 1280 x 800 laptop screen, but there aren't too many extra pixels of screen real estate left in my work environment.

 

Sometimes there's a fine line between cute and silly. But, hey, having the option is nice, I'm sure...

 

Cheerio...

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Neil, I understand the trolling reaction. Still, it wouldn't hurt to put it in check when someone's posting something semi-useful.

 

blue - how many colors can you look at & differentiate? If you have a lot of types of instruments in one piece you'll end up grouping by type - which is fine, until you want specifics. Imagine, for the sake of argument, that you multi-tracked an orchestra, 1 instrument at a time. Color-coding is going to help you differentiate sections, but not instruments - unless you start using shades, pastels, etc.

 

Besides that, you are translating to use colors; you have to remember that blue=guitars, red=keys, what have you. With icons, you don't. Want keys? Look for the keyboard. Kick drum? Find the kick.

 

I'm not trying to convert you, but it is a valid tool, not just "cute". If color-coding works for you, fine. I think that icons are fine too.

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OK, ribbing aside, I think it's a good feature to have (and I'm sure you can turn it off).

 

Yes, it does seem a trifle silly to me, but if it works for someone else, they really shouldn't worry what I or anyone else think.

 

[And, it must be noted that I pretty well hate overly iconized interfaces, since, in 90% of the cases I'm dependent on 'tool tips' (those little mouse over labels that pop up when you linger over icons in a carefully iplemented interface) since I can almost never figure out what the icons are supposed to represent. I end up remembering the functions of most icons not by their putative symbolic 'content' but usually by their position in/on the interface. Which is certainly not how it's supposed to work...]

 

Frankly, few of my projects have so many tracks that I get confused. I work more in the way of hiding/unhiding -- which works well for me, keeps tracks I'm not working on out of my way (and out of the way of clumsy mouse clicks, etc).

 

But I realize that with theatre work, foley, soundtracks, etc, a project, or just big, contempo-pop albums, one can end up with a huge number of tracks.

 

Whatever works for a given user to sort them out is good, for sure.

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100 new members today. Thanks folk to bash the product. Sometimes bashing is the best advertising.

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