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Offline macStuff

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"midi quest for macintosh" anyone have?
« on: July 20, 2019, 09:39:17 PM »
based on the below info im guessing it woudl be midi quest 5 / 6  or 7 that is for mid-90s powerpcs; and 8+9 for macos 8/9 ??

the backups frm 1997 show "midi quest for macintosh v4.0" around that time (1997)
this page shows midi quest 7 was for win95/win98 + win3.1
mentions the proteus 2000 which came out in 1999, so must be from that time;
doesnt say much but must be from early 2000s
mentions Tiger/Leopard/Snow Leopard so obviously was from way later on in the 2000s
this page says it was released in 2004 for os9.2
July 9, 2004
Sound Quest is now shipping Midi Quest 9.1 ($199) and Midi Quest XL ($299) for Macintosh OS X and OS 9.

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Midi Quest 9.1 features advanced graphic parameter editors, drag and drop bank organization, integrated hierarchical parent/child relationships, creation of Cubase Patch name scripts and Sonar/Cakewalk master.ins name files (for networked Windows machines), 5 types of intelligent patch creation/randomization, descriptive tags and queries, and ships with over 70,000 unique patches.

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Offline hageir

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Re: "midi quest for macintosh" anyone have?
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2019, 08:59:39 PM »
Holy moly,
I saw it in an archive yesterday and thought "meh, I have a newer version" g'damn!
I'll retrace my steps ;)

*edit* scratch that, it was an Atari or Amiga version :(
« Last Edit: July 22, 2019, 09:39:04 PM by hageir »