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TechRTA: realtime analyzer plug-in for Apple's iTunes software: FAQ
|Q: How do I install the plug-in?|
A: This depends on the version of Mac OS you are running.
If running Mac OS X, place the plug-in inside the iTunes Plug-ins folder:
If running Mac OS 9.x, place the plug-in inside the Visual Plug-ins folder:
Note that newly installed plug-ins won't appear in the iTunes Visuals menu until after iTunes is relaunched.
|Q: I installed the plug-in according to the instructions above, but nothing happens.|
A: Be sure that you have the following minimum OS and iTunes software versions. Earlier versions of iTunes don't support third-party plug-ins.
Important: the OS - specific versions of the TechRTA plug-in aren't interchangeable. TechRTA for iTunes OSX won't run under OS 9, and TechRTA for iTunes won't run under Mac OS X.
A "universal" version of TechRTA isn't possible, because the iTunes software for OS 9.x isn't "Carbonized."
Other possible sources of trouble:
|Q: How do I access these "options" I've been reading about?|
A: First, the TechRTA plug-in must be active. Then, click on the Options button in the iTunes window, indicated below. A dialog box with various options will appear.
Mac OS X version shown above
Mac OS 9 version shown above
(Note that the benchmarks were recorded on different computers).
Options are retained across launches of iTunes.
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