Cracking Software Gromit

Cracking Software Gromit!

You have to wonder what software authors can do against a tide of cracked versions of their software.

It’s a particularly noticeable problem with radio automation software.

After doing a quick search on a newsgroup search engine the results looked like this.

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Last updated on: 11th July 2019
at 17:51 PM Europe/London

Sam Broadcaster They’ve Cracked It (Again!)

I’ve done a few blog posts about people wanting cracked/pirated copies of SAM Broadcaster Pro.

When I wrote them I had no idea that those posts would take on a life of their own.

“Over the past couple of years over 193,689 people have actively looked for a SAM Broadcaster patch/key/crack on this website according to Google Analytics stats”

We knew SAM Broadcaster was a popular program when it came to software being cracked/patched. We had no idea that so many people were so desperate to get their hands on an illegal copy!

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Last updated on: 13th July 2019
at 18:59 PM Europe/London

Sam Broadcaster High CPU Usage?

Q: Have you ever noticed the amount of CPU/memory that SAM Broadcaster uses?

Users have reported that they cannot run SAM Broadcaster without the program taking up a lot of the CPU/resources.

Ever since SAM Broadcaster v2.x.x the program has always required huge amounts of the CPU/memory.

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Last updated on: 15th July 2019
at 13:51 PM Europe/London

Sam Broadcaster (Lots Of Bugs?)

Recently read a post on a forum where someone was listing the radio software they had worked with over the years.

When it came to SAM Broadcaster he had this to say.

“I don’t care what anyone says there is so much evidence that this piece of software was never intended for radio it is buggy and crashes and has no place in a radio studio”

We’ve had SAM Broadcaster crash on us more than once while trying to run an online radio stream.

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Last updated on: 13th July 2019
at 11:00 AM Europe/London

Dumping Sam Broadcaster

I visited the SAM Broadcaster page on Facebook recently and saw this post.

It seems the person manning the social media accounts for Spacial Audio has since deleted the post.

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Last updated on: 16th July 2019
at 07:42 AM Europe/London

New Generation Of Sam Broadcaster Cracks?

It’s been another one of those months where I’ve seen people searching for cracked/pirated copies of SAM Broadcaster on Google Analytics.

Yes it’s another post about cracked copies of SAM Broadcaster! If people didn’t keep wanting pirated software then posts like this wouldn’t need writing.

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Last updated on: 7th July 2019
at 09:04 AM Europe/London

Sam Broadcaster Clockwheel Failure

Just seen a post on the Spacial Audio forums from a user complaining that they’ve had a “SAM Broadcaster clockwheel failure” and that SAM was unable to pick any track(s).

This has been a huge problem with SAM Broadcaster ever since the early versions of the SAM Broadcaster 2.x.x series.

SAM Broadcaster Clockwheel

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Last updated on: 16th July 2019
at 07:02 AM Europe/London

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