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Making Hi-MD Music Transfer v2 to work for Mac OS X Leopard [read post#22]

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Hi, any mac users with leopard have tested the Hi-Md transfer for mac?? Does it work with the new OS X Leopard??

Marc

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I'll be able to tell you soon. I have my new refurbished 15" 2.2ghz MacBook Pro w/ a Leopard drop in disc on the way and it should be arriving tomorrow. Once I get it, I'll be pulling some stuff off of my minidiscs onto it.

I'll post my updates to this thread in case you want to subscribe to it or anything.

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Thanks! i would like to upgrade my macbook soon. I'll be waiting your reply.

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Thanks! i would like to upgrade my macbook soon. I'll be waiting your reply.

I can check it out tonight-I have been running Leopard for about 1 1/2 weeks now, but didn't think to check on the MD software.

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Where's the best place to download the software? I got my Mac up and running. I have done some recordings with my Minidisc that I want to import too. I don't feel like going downstairs and finding my RH1 box though with all the software

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The downloads section here in the forums has the most recent version of the software.

I wouldn't recommend installing the software that came with the RH1, as it lacks some fuctionality present in the newer version.

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* Moved to Software Discussion section

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ok, downloaded.. I'll install and work with probably sometime over the next few days.

While we're on the subject of software, anything else good for Hi-MD users and Macs?

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Hi, any mac users with leopard have tested the Hi-Md transfer for mac?? Does it work with the new OS X Leopard??

Marc

my experience so far is that it is not compatible - I have upgraded my G5 to Leopard and tried to use MD-Transfer and no files showing. The disk will mount on leopard but seems that Leopard does not gel so far with MD-Transfer. Hopefully there will be a fix for this soon. I wont put Leopard on my g4 laptop until this is ironed out, a shame as leopard is great (although a few people have had a few probs I know looking a the Apple forum)

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Leopard , isnt going to run MD Transfer 2.0 , Sony stopped developement on it because they stopped the Portable MD line , their recording is going Flash based .

I am also on Mac , and will not upgrade to Leopard , Tiger is fine , I dont need 3D desktop , a flash and fluff , just a machine that works .

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Sorry, completely confused by this thread! I have a MZ-RH1 and am using Mac OS 10.4.11; I downloaded Hi-MD Music Transfer Version 2.0.00.06273 from the Sony website and...nothing. Downloading is not a problem on my PC running Sonic Stage, so I know its not the hardware. I can't find the 'software downloads' section of this forum (no links here)...any help???

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Sorry, completely confused by this thread! I have a MZ-RH1 and am using Mac OS 10.4.11; I downloaded Hi-MD Music Transfer Version 2.0.00.06273 from the Sony website and...nothing. Downloading is not a problem on my PC running Sonic Stage, so I know its not the hardware. I can't find the 'software downloads' section of this forum (no links here)...any help???

What exactly is your problem

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Here klik this , make SURE that you READ the directions , and learn how to use the software , I will help if I can ,

http://support.sony-europe.com/DNA/Softwar...fer/MT.asp?l=en

When you connect the RH1 look on your desktop for an Icon that is Blue , and says HiMd Monitor or transfer one of the two , double klik IT , and not the drive icon when MD Transfer window opens , it might take a sec , but then your files will show up .

The ONLY files that you can see will be in HiMD mode , you CANNOT transfer Regular MD SP or anything not HiMD , it just wont show up .

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What exactly is your problem

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Here klik this , make SURE that you READ the directions , and learn how to use the software , I will help if I can ,

http://support.sony-europe.com/DNA/Softwar...fer/MT.asp?l=en

When you connect the RH1 look on your desktop for an Icon that is Blue , and says HiMd Monitor or transfer one of the two , double klik IT , and not the drive icon when MD Transfer window opens , it might take a sec , but then your files will show up .

The ONLY files that you can see will be in HiMD mode , you CANNOT transfer Regular MD SP or anything not HiMD , it just wont show up .

I've READ the directions, and I've INSTALLED the software, called 'Hi-MD Music Transfer.' The problem is that it just doesn't 'see' the Hi-MD when it is connected via a USB cable. To ensure the hardware, etc was OK, I installed 'Sonic Stage' on a Wintel laptop...no problems, saw the external drive ok, downloaded the recordings, no problem. Via Apple (Mac OS 10.4.11), using Hi-MD Music Transfer, nothing. Apple Finder doesn't report mounting any device either.

Your help appreciated.

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What model mac again , and which port are you connected to ?

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Hi, any mac users with leopard have tested the Hi-Md transfer for mac?? Does it work with the new OS X Leopard??

Marc

I just tried to use it on a MacBook Pro with Leopard and it could not detect the MD device.

I went back to another computer with OSX 10.3 to do the job and it worked. I doubt if Sony will respond soon.

Tom Barker

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I wonder if he is on a PPC machine , I think MD Vers 2 might be for Intel mainly .

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I installed Hi-MD Transfer v2 on MacBook Pro (with Leopard, 10.5.1), connected mz-rh1, started the Hi-MD Transfer app and everything works.

I don't use the HI-MD monitor, because it's PPC only application and runs as daemon in background so it's better to start Hi-MD Transfer manually.

Anyway, importing/exporting work with no problems here.

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I installed Hi-MD Transfer v2 on MacBook Pro (with Leopard, 10.5.1), connected mz-rh1, started the Hi-MD Transfer app and everything works.

I don't use the HI-MD monitor, because it's PPC only application and runs as daemon in background so it's better to start Hi-MD Transfer manually.

Anyway, importing/exporting work with no problems here.

wow , ok cool , so how did you seperate the MD monitor from the Transfer prog , It loads both when installing . or did you manually remove the Monitor?

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I just tried to use it on a MacBook Pro with Leopard and it could not detect the MD device.

I went back to another computer with OSX 10.3 to do the job and it worked. I doubt if Sony will respond soon.

Tom Barker

I had done a "previous computer transfer" to my new Intel powerbook. Later I reinstalled the latest 2.0 version and I'll bet the drivers were installed.

NOW IT WORKS!

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Hi, any mac users with leopard have tested the Hi-Md transfer for mac?? Does it work with the new OS X Leopard??

Marc

I need to revise my first reply. When I went to my new MacBook Pro, I simply transfered all my programs via the Macintosh system using a firewire cable. This did not install the driver for the MD device I suppose, and the MD device was not detected when I launched the Hi-MD music transfer program.

I reinstalled the Hi-MD Music Transfer program and it works.

Bottom line there is no need for any upgrades to use the latest version of the Hi-MD music transfer program to operate on Leopard.

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wow , ok cool , so how did you seperate the MD monitor from the Transfer prog , It loads both when installing . or did you manually remove the Monitor?

You don't need to separate or remove anything. Leave it in you Applications folder, just foloow these steps:

1. Run the installer and install both: Monitor and Transfer apps.

2. Then go to System Preferences/Accounts/Login Items and delete Hi-MDmonitor from the list.

3. Open Activity monitor, find and quit the process, or restart computer

That's it...

Next time you connect your Hi-MD unit to your computer you have to start Hi-MD Transfer manually, everything else works great.

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You don't need to separate or remove anything. Leave it in you Applications folder, just foloow these steps:

1. Run the installer and install both: Monitor and Transfer apps.

2. Then go to System Preferences/Accounts/Login Items and delete Hi-MDmonitor from the list.

3. Open Activity monitor, find and quit the process, or restart computer

That's it...

Next time you connect your Hi-MD unit to your computer you have to start Hi-MD Transfer manually, everything else works great.

AHHHHH thanks for the info , this is probably the main thing that was keeping me from upgrading to Leopard , I still think I want to wait for a few more updates on Leopard before I jump on board , Tiger has been running fine .

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AHHHHH thanks for the info , this is probably the main thing that was keeping me from upgrading to Leopard , I still think I want to wait for a few more updates on Leopard before I jump on board , Tiger has been running fine .

No problem... Leopard runs fine. 10.5.1 is pretty stable and Hi-MD software works on it as well...

I doubt there will be an update for Hi-MD Transfer app, because I have heard Sony abandoned its development. We'll see...

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Running a Powerbook G4 with Leopard, and it works, albeit strangely.

When I downloaded a fresh 2.0 version of the app and installed on my system, what I got was a folder, instead of an app.

I opened the folder, opened "Contents", opened "Mac OS", then launched "Hi-MD Music Transfer", which in turned launched the Terminal as well as the app itself. The Terminal sat there and logged everything the app was doing.

For some reason, Leopard isn't seeing it as an application package but as a folder.

It works, though! Whew!

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You don't need to separate or remove anything. Leave it in you Applications folder, just foloow these steps:

1. Run the installer and install both: Monitor and Transfer apps.

2. Then go to System Preferences/Accounts/Login Items and delete Hi-MDmonitor from the list.

3. Open Activity monitor, find and quit the process, or restart computer

That's it...

Next time you connect your Hi-MD unit to your computer you have to start Hi-MD Transfer manually, everything else works great.

Admin:

This is extremely useful information. There is a lot of misinformation out there on this important topic. Can you make it more visible, please?

Even minidisco has it wrong on their M200 page. It states that it is not compatible with leopard. Thanks a ton, Sixx, for this post...

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Running a Powerbook G4 with Leopard, and it works, albeit strangely.

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hi, everyone. I have a problem with the program v.2.0 running on the C2D 2.4Ghz Macbook with OSX10.5.2

before viewing this thread, my macbook can detect my RH1, but i can do nothing with it except using it as

an external device. And with the Hi-MD transfer program installed, the program can show the recording data

in the program window, but still I can do nothing with it.

after viewing the thread, and tried the way mentioned, I cannot do anything except viewing the titles of the

recording data only with the program on my Macbook.

I have read the notes of the program

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And I wonder if there is a solution to the program running in the OSX10.5.2.

please tell me and thanks a lot !!!

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