View Full Version : LW8 exe download question

04-26-2004, 10:36 AM
I can't find it anywhere and I don't remember, why can't we have a download link to LW8.exe while we wait for snail mail of the cd? :confused:

04-26-2004, 11:36 AM
What makes you think it is anywhere to *be* found. The 'electronic' upgrade v download of the software debate is done, dusted & discussed ad infinitum elsewhere on this forum.. basically, it was decided months ago to just deliver it on cd rather than as a download.

You wouldn't get much done with just the lw8.exe file anyway.

The current batch of executables & .dll files in the programs folder, not counting any plugins or presets, comes to 11Mb on its own. Most of that lot is required to run the app.

The plugz are another 20 to 30Mb, and then there's the scripts, presets, documentation (122Mb), and I'd imagine the latest iteration is bigger than that.

Thousands of people downloading that little lot, even without the docs or any content would probably be enough to grind Newteks servers into the ground.

04-26-2004, 04:09 PM
I remember the debate, but not the decision. That def. makes since though. :)