Apple Magic Trackpad: Who's got one?

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Apple Magic Trackpad: Who's got one?

Post by jeeves.207 » Fri Jul 15, 2011 4:53 am

Anybody ever use the Magic trackpad? how well does it work with ableton?
I'd imagine it would be pretty precise when moving around waves and warping.
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Re: Apple Magic Trackpad: Who's got one?

Post by Theo Void » Fri Jul 15, 2011 7:44 am

i have a macbook and an apple wireless keyboard. i 'v e become super efficient with the trackpad so i keep telling myself i need to get a magic trackpad

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Re: Apple Magic Trackpad: Who's got one?

Post by Quantize » Fri Jul 15, 2011 11:50 am

I use the magic track pad and it works very well. I have suffered from RSI and picking one of these up helped immensely.

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Re: Apple Magic Trackpad: Who's got one?

Post by DashNY » Fri Jul 15, 2011 5:53 pm

I also use it in Live and it's great.

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Post by Theo Void » Fri Jul 15, 2011 7:50 pm

Ya I think I'll get one. I love the multi-touch gestures and 2 finger scrolling. Makes editing a breezy!!

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Post by jeeves.207 » Sat Jul 16, 2011 12:11 am

Thanks everyone! All the feedback is great! I think Im sold.
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Re: Apple Magic Trackpad: Who's got one?

Post by Warrior Bob » Fri Jul 22, 2011 4:53 pm

Does the Magic Trackpad offer anything over the trackpad built into Macbook Pros? Because I have last year's Macbook Pro and boy the two-finger horizontal scrolling is the best thing ever for long device chains.

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Re: Apple Magic Trackpad: Who's got one?

Post by Damon_Chambers » Sat Jul 23, 2011 6:34 pm

i have two magic trackpads. one for our home theater pc (mac mini) and i ordered one with my new imac. i wound up adding a apple magical mouse (whateverthefuck they call it) to suppliment the trackpad. i like both and after using it a while (the trackpad) got frustrated mousing everyhwere on two monitors. i wanted a mouse.

for me personally having both works well.

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Re: Apple Magic Trackpad: Who's got one?

Post by Montgomery » Thu Feb 09, 2012 3:43 pm

It's great. The only thing is Ableton needs to support the expand and contract gesture you do by pinching fingers. That along with the other gestures really speeds things up. I also don't get any of the pain I was getting with a mouse!

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Re: Apple Magic Trackpad: Who's got one?

Post by William » Sun Aug 19, 2012 3:08 pm

Nice tips.

I thought I read somewhere that you could enable three-finger dragging to move things around in Ableton so you don't have to click and drag.

Does anyone know what I'm talking about?

I just ordered a magic trackpad and want to make sure I get the most out of it.
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Re: Apple Magic Trackpad: Who's got one?

Post by William » Sun Aug 19, 2012 4:30 pm

Gotcha. Thanks.
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Re: Apple Magic Trackpad: Who's got one?

Post by William » Sun Aug 19, 2012 4:37 pm

I also found this: http://www.boastr.de/
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