updated 03:15 pm EST, Fri January 20, 2006
Soundtrack Pro, Bonjour
Apple has released a free Bonjour for Windows 1.0.2 downloadable update. The technology allows Windows users to network their PC to an existing network or create instant networks of multiple devices without additional network configuration. New features include improved compatibility with Mac OS X printer sharing, fixed "Error 1920" installation issue, improved compatibility with Norton Internet Security, improved connectivity with DNS relays in certain third-party routers, and the new version addresses compatibility issues with certain third-party VPN clients. It requires the latest Windows Service Pack.
Apple also updated Soundtrack Pro to address performance and reliability issues. The full version of software is now available exclusively as part of Final Cut Studio Universal, Apple's suite of integrated applications for digital production. Soundtrack Pro features a waveform editor which gives the user extensive audio file editing possibilties, 5000+ Apple Loops, over 50 professional effects from Logic Pro 7, a mixer interface with hardware control surface support, and the ability to seamlessly integrate audio with video.
The suite will feature Universal application, ready for use on both Intel Macs and PowerPC-based Macs. Owners of Final Cut Studio will be eligible for a "crossgrade" to the Universal version for $50.