Every flipping time I install a new Nuendo main version I have go through the blinking setup procedure.
Why is Nuendo not intelligent enough to import all my settings from the previous version (N8)?
Just installed N10.1 and now I have to redo all my Preferences, Control Room, External Effects, Workspaces and (some) Plugin paths; and god knows what else.
I always let the installer put the programs where it wants to (which is always c:\program files\Steinberg) so it should know where previous versions are, and it is a pretty safe bet that I am not going to change my I/O settings from one minute to the next with every new version!
Installing a new Nuendo version is not at all slick - it is the opposite of slick - it is a constant nightmare. I’m really beginning to wonder why I bother updating.
We should be able to close the previous version, install the new version, open it and simply continue working without have to deal with loads of issues before it will even launch and function like the previous version.
And I don’t care for any of this ‘trash your preferences’ nonsense - Steinberg should be able to keep a handle on what happens when a new version is installed. Why should I be expected to recall all of my settings and enter them again?
Ever the optimist, I do install each new version with the belief that Steinberg will have sorted it out this time - but no, every time it’s the same hassle.
I can not imagine that the other DAW providers would see this state of affairs as being acceptable.