OSX Mavericks safe yet?

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OSX Mavericks safe yet?

Post by Theo Void » Fri May 16, 2014 11:52 pm

So, I'm on a 15 inch 2011 quad core i7 MacBook Pro. It's still running strong and I expect to keep up for at least a few more years. Anyway, I was wondering if it is officially safe to upgrade to Mavericks yet. ? Any satisfied users out there?

I use all the usual stuff: Live 9, Maschine, Komplete, And a bunch of random VSTs like Sugarbytes stuff, Fabfilter, Camelphat etc.

Whadya think?

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Re: OSX Mavericks safe yet?

Post by Tarekith » Sat May 17, 2014 1:00 am

Been using it daily for my studio machine since the day it came out, not an issue here.

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Re: OSX Mavericks safe yet?

Post by fishmonkey » Sat May 17, 2014 3:21 am

no dramas here either. it's actually snappier.
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Re: OSX Mavericks safe yet?

Post by timday » Sat May 17, 2014 7:31 am

It's the random VSTs that might cause the issue.
I have the same issue, so I'm building a Mavericks partition for test purposes and to see what I can do without. Ableton were happy to provide an extra unlock code for me.

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Re: OSX Mavericks safe yet?

Post by chapelier fou » Sat May 17, 2014 8:21 am

No problem with live and mavericks. Despite the fact that mavericks sucks.
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Re: OSX Mavericks safe yet?

Post by Theo Void » Sat May 17, 2014 11:37 am

Ya I figured some of my VSTs would be broken but I wouldn't mind thinning it out a bit anyway.
I think I'm going to do it tonite when I get home.
Thanks for the replies.

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Re: OSX Mavericks safe yet?

Post by swishniak » Sun May 18, 2014 9:30 am

i was forced to get on it since i bought a new machine, but it has been very stable with live 9.. surprisingly so even.

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Re: OSX Mavericks safe yet?

Post by ikeaboy » Sun May 18, 2014 3:22 pm

It doesn't support expresscard slots, including one's hosted in external thunderbolt adapters. You can do a hack to get it to work but I don't like the sound of that.

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Re: OSX Mavericks safe yet?

Post by fishmonkey » Sun May 18, 2014 11:45 pm

ikeaboy wrote:It doesn't support expresscard slots, including one's hosted in external thunderbolt adapters. You can do a hack to get it to work but I don't like the sound of that.
a quick squizz around the interwebs suggests that most of those problems were fixed by 10.9.2, and/or driver updates from the manufacturers...
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Re: OSX Mavericks safe yet?

Post by moonpie » Mon May 19, 2014 12:30 am

chapelier fou wrote:No problem with live and mavericks. Despite the fact that mavericks sucks.
How so? Been nervous to update to mavericks since initially people were reporting it slower than mountain lion. I essentially have no good reason to update yet (wouldve stayed on snow leopard except I got a new lappy) but a performance decrease is def not something I want to deal with. Ive well learned my lesson to stay as far away from the bleeding edge as possible! :)

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Re: OSX Mavericks safe yet?

Post by shlomo » Mon May 19, 2014 8:46 pm

safe as milk...

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Re: OSX Mavericks safe yet?

Post by chapelier fou » Tue May 20, 2014 8:41 am

moonpie wrote:
chapelier fou wrote:No problem with live and mavericks. Despite the fact that mavericks sucks.
How so?
Nothing dead serious, but annoying details.
Always asking for updates.
Wanting to reopen windows when shutting down.
Power button doesn't ask for shutting down any more.

Probably things that you can fix, but i've been lazy.
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Re: OSX Mavericks safe yet?

Post by Steve Glen » Sun Jun 01, 2014 6:47 am

Crazy overheating with my spec'ed out macbook pro. 2 weeks old, all I've done is install my daws and plugins. I've had a couple of audio dropouts and one crash. Ableton index crashing.

It gets to 80degrees celsius with 18% cpu. It's all stock and rme fireface ucx is doing all the audio processing. my 5 year old imac on 10.5.8 is smoother (but slower)

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Re: OSX Mavericks safe yet?

Post by cids » Mon Jun 02, 2014 10:33 pm

Mavericks has been safe for months now...
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Re: OSX Mavericks safe yet?

Post by Theo Void » Tue Jun 03, 2014 2:29 am

I did it. So far so good.

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