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Author Topic: MC for Mac vs MC for PC installed on a Mac using Parallels?  (Read 1361 times)

GROBEC

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MC for Mac vs MC for PC installed on a Mac using Parallels?
« on: September 06, 2013, 02:31:42 pm »

Hi
I Recently migrated to OSX and my 2 pcs with MC donated to new users [students].

I am presently using MC for Mac but miss the features and stability of the PC version.
questions
1/ any downside to running MC for PC on my Mac? [Parallels]
2/ Is there any special for Mac version owners who also wish to run the Windows version?
thanks
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Re: MC for Mac vs MC for PC installed on a Mac using Parallels?
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2013, 03:09:30 pm »

Just one thought - I do have Parallels on one of my Macs, but if I wanted to run the Windows version of MC on my Mac I would use Boot Camp, allowing me to boot natively into Windows.

The Boot Camp partition can co-exist with a Mac OS instance. Only difference is that unlike Parallels you cannot run both Operating systems at the same time.

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Re: MC for Mac vs MC for PC installed on a Mac using Parallels?
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2013, 05:44:10 pm »

Several of us used it all the time, mostly for audio, some for images and video.  It works well.  The faster your Mac, the better the overall experience.
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Re: MC for Mac vs MC for PC installed on a Mac using Parallels?
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2013, 03:40:42 pm »

Thanks all.
I suppose another alternative is to run it on a Windows machine and control it from my Mac? Do I have to buy a separate Win licence to do this?
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Re: MC for Mac vs MC for PC installed on a Mac using Parallels?
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2013, 08:22:58 pm »

You need a separate license for each platform it runs on (Mac, Win).

If you want MC19, you'll have to wait for MC19 on the Mac to connect via Library Server.
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