Reply 19 of Most of the effects done by the sound card are now doable in software. Improved device recognition on system startup. Sort Date Most helpful Positive rating Negative rating. To date though nobody has pluged into it. Some nice company ought to make a firewire version to sit nicely under the exact circumference of the new iMac! The current apps all have that “legacy” code to deal with.

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The next device is my personal choice for enabling digital sound on almost any Mac that lacks digital output: Results 1—1 of 1 1. A couple other noteworthy digital audio solutions exist, but they have been discontinued. You should be able to use extgy Apple gear as long as it helps you remain productive and meets your needs, upgrading only as necessary.

I tried renice-ing iTunes to no success Or, does anyone know how to edit the sound server if such a thing exists in X configuration manually from say the command line? Looks like it’s a no-go.


Creative SoundBlaster Extigy and OS X

Snap crackle pop hisssss If only it was firewire I’ve done a lot of digging online and I appear to be one of the first people on the planet to plug my extigy into my mac, heh.

As long as it works and I can at least pump out two channel audio. The original drivers extigyy not on the Creative site either – only updates.

Reply 12 of It works indeedy, at 48kHz You are logged in as. But it costs RM Special Instructions Before you attempt to upgrade the firmware for your device, be sure that: After all, there are sites out there that you can pump in a MAC address and it will tell you what kind of PHY or motherboard you’re running.

I’m pretty sure os x doesn’t take full advantage of its native surround capabilities, i. Although the lack of optical audio output on aging PowerPC machines is a small concern in the grand scheme of things, having this ability on these machines could allow you to repurpose them within your home theater setup as a multimedia machine or add to your overall gaming experience.

Most of the effects done by the sound card are now doable in software. Reply 3 of Tweak Your Sound from Across the Room Convenient and fun, the front panel control knobs and wireless remote provide you with total control of your sound experience.


Apple’s provided default driver not only doesn’t work, it causes the machine to hang at startup if the device’s plugged in. If an earlier PlayCenter v1.

I have hunted everywhere even on the Creative forums and the links that were there don’t work. The package will update Sound Blaster Extigy Drivers to version 5. We want to help maximize the life of your Apple gear.

Creative Extigy Drivers For Mac – universallivin

Updating drivers in Windows XP no longer requires a system restart. Since you’ve already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review. They committed to the Creative Live 5. I really can’t see why they’d be the least bit interested in bringing a new sound product to OS X exxtigy the can’t bring their current