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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:40 am    Post subject: Connection Open 2.0 Reply with quote

Just tested Randy Morrison's Connection Open 2.0. No java, the download is tiny and takes no time at all. Super easy set up and it sounds fantastic. No latency. Multiple users. Mac and PC. It's in beta right now, so you can test. ConnectionOpen.com - if you have questions Randys email is randy@connectionopen.com

It's really good.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hmm. And I'm looking for something to back up Skype.

Thanks.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh, this isn't a Skype replacement. This is an isdn replacement. With one difference from all the others. Uncompressed audio.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well it's a non starter. Tried and tried with no luck. Might reach out to the guy you mentioned. My engineer friend suggested it was still an alpha, not a Beta.

It looks like it's going after musicians, so it might be striking at Google Hangouts.

Good luck.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's odd. You have to sign up and then sign in to download. The person you connect with also has to have it installed, on their end. Send Randy an email. He'll be happy to test with you.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I signed up and then did a test with Randy. It's clean and easy, with one exception on my end, and that's that I don't know how to bring the other person's Internet audio into my DAW. I could hear him very clearly. It just wasn't showing up on my mixing board. I'm sure it's easy and I'll figure it out somehow.

All he needs now is a lot more testing and then hundreds of users.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Randy started this a few years ago and it was primarily for bringing musicians together so you could do virtual orchestras online and mix a session with people all over just like VO sessions are done. I like it.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

samowry wrote:
Well it's a non starter. Tried and tried with no luck. Might reach out to the guy you mentioned. My engineer friend suggested it was still an alpha, not a Beta.


Might be your system. The requirements weren't obvious when I downloaded it, and it crashed out on my older setup. Needs MacOS 10.11.x or higher, or Windows 10.
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