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    Default Give it a break Magix!

    All of a sudden WDP17 pops up this bit of marketing subtlety.....
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    Default Re: Give it a break Magix!

    I don't mind it. I like to see what the company is doing. It was surprising though.

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    Default Re: Give it a break Magix!

    Quote Originally Posted by letsgofishing View Post
    All of a sudden WDP17 pops up this bit of marketing subtlety.....
    Most software companies allow one to work without these intrusive adverts...Magix, however, needs all the exposure it can get.
    This is unacceptable and Xara ought not to be associated with this spammy behaviour - besides which, the graphic is awful and generic to boot.
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    Default Re: Give it a break Magix!

    I Love it
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    Default Re: Give it a break Magix!

    Quote Originally Posted by letsgofishing View Post
    All of a sudden WDP17 pops up this bit of marketing subtlety.....
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    Thanks for posting that. I wondered what the heck it was. Popped up in a totally new window as well. If Magix is going to do this why not just a pic in the program window.
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    Default Re: Give it a break Magix!

    It is not xara-program specific advertising; it is run by a seperate utility that is triggered when you open a magix program; that is my understanding anyway
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    Default Re: Give it a break Magix!

    There is a means to block the nags but you need to check the downside too: https://www.talkgraphics.com/showthr...424#post626424.

    Acorn
    Acorn - installed and active Xara software: Cloud+/Pro+, XDPX, XWD Premium 15 & 12, XPGD10, X3D7, Xara Xtreme 5, back through time (to CC's Artworks).
    Raise software faults with MagiXara: http://support.magix.net/; if Cloud+/Pro+: https://xara.com/contact-us/

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    Default Re: Give it a break Magix!

    I should mention that I like Magix products and have many of them, so it is a good way for me to conveniently learn more about what is available.

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    Default Re: Give it a break Magix!

    Quote Originally Posted by onthedot View Post
    I should mention that I like Magix products and have many of them, so it is a good way for me to conveniently learn more about what is available.
    Which is good for you. Flip it around. Why would a Magix product user get a Xara promotion on start-up?

    Acorn
    Acorn - installed and active Xara software: Cloud+/Pro+, XDPX, XWD Premium 15 & 12, XPGD10, X3D7, Xara Xtreme 5, back through time (to CC's Artworks).
    Raise software faults with MagiXara: http://support.magix.net/; if Cloud+/Pro+: https://xara.com/contact-us/

 

 

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