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Complete Audio Mastering: Practical Techniques by Gebre E. Waddell

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CHAPTER 14DAW/Computer Optimization and Interfacing

Today, every professional mastering studio has either a PC or Mac. PCs are a bit more common because Magix Samplitude and Magix Seqoia, which are very popular for mastering, work on the PC exclusively. This chapter only covers the PC.

When your computer slows down or has problems, it can wreak havoc on your work. This chapter covers the main topics that are important for mastering engineers to keep a PC running smoothly. When in doubt, contact an information technology (IT) specialist.

In this chapter, when discussing operating system tweaks, the examples refer to Windows XP. If you are using a different operating system, it may be necessary to search Google to find out how to perform the tweaks, ...

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