Today's dumb question: Which Live skin do you use?

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ekko
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Today's dumb question: Which Live skin do you use?

Post by ekko » Mon Aug 16, 2004 4:47 pm

I have to admit, the default skin is my favorite.

Some of those are pretty obnoxious, though, eh?

Which skin do you prefer? :)

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Post by ultrasource » Mon Aug 16, 2004 4:56 pm

default, by far, is the easiest on my eyes. and yes, some of the included ones can cause severe eye strain and anger and stress.

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Post by the ar » Mon Aug 16, 2004 5:10 pm

Default for me too...
I find the other ones (excluding a few exceptions) too 'tecnoish' and rather kitsch. :)
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Post by hivemind » Mon Aug 16, 2004 5:22 pm

the ar wrote:Default for me too...
I find the other ones (excluding a few exceptions) too 'tecnoish' and rather kitsch. :)
i agree 100%. they're just too bright and distracting for the most part.

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Post by noisetonepause » Mon Aug 16, 2004 5:48 pm

Wot? There's more than one?

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Post by rEalm » Mon Aug 16, 2004 6:04 pm

I use the "Business" one on my laptop, the new Default for Live 4 in the studio...

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Post by Machinate » Mon Aug 16, 2004 6:18 pm

My new fave: Metal

I dunno, it reminds me of a 70's racecar.

Smokey grey with a mild yellow highlight colour. Yummy.
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Post by dirtstyle » Mon Aug 16, 2004 6:49 pm

smog, all the way
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Post by AdamJay » Mon Aug 16, 2004 7:19 pm

monolake did some skins during the Live 4 beta.

i prefer the # 17 skin. its similar to the default skin, but has a soft brown background so it gives it kind of an organic feel.

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Post by ducktail » Mon Aug 16, 2004 7:57 pm

1.5 Esiest one on my poor ole eyes...

They never improved on it

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Post by solovox » Mon Aug 16, 2004 8:00 pm

I'm all "Business" baby.

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Post by tjwett not logged in » Tue Aug 17, 2004 4:59 am

Calcium and Concrete are the only ones that don't make my eyes puke.

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Post by Winterpark » Tue Aug 17, 2004 5:27 am

i've been using 'midnight' (or mono 1) lately, and am quite enjoying it late at night with the lamp on.

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Post by ekko » Tue Aug 17, 2004 10:12 am

I just loaded up "Laser" and tried to work in that one. Sweet Jumpin' Jesus that's a harsh skin.

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mono17

Post by raapie » Tue Aug 17, 2004 10:24 am

I totally agree with AdamJay. mono17 is very warm and easy on the eyes. cool thing about those skins is that you can change it, which makes working with the application a great pleasure.
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