In this edition of Sunday Sound Effects Round Up we hear about what Paul Baxter has been up to with fire, Watson Wu has been playing with a Yamaha dirt bike, WW Audio has released Sounds Of Amsterdam collection, Badlands Sound has released Above and Below Traffic ambiences, RZ Post release a Macaw mini library and we hear from Paul Weir about Procedural Audio in game sound.
At Avid Connect 2107 held in Las Vegas on the run up to NAB 2017, Avid have announced that Pro Tools Will be qualified for their Nexis enterprise-class storage systems which will good news for the larger post-production and broadcast sectors.
Avid are announcing at Avid Connect on the run up to NAB 2017 in Las Vegas that Pro Tools HD will be able to support and mix natively in the 10 channel Dolby Atmos format 7.1.2 with Avid promoting this as the only DAW to natively support Dolby Atmos in the box.
At the Avid Connect event, prior to NAB 2017 in Las Vegas, Avid are announcing their intention to release a new version of their free application Pro Tools First, which unlike the full version of Pro Tools hasn't seen an upgrade since it was released around the time of Pro Tools 12.3.
Russ Hughes contends that there is nothing to stop you from making great recordings, if you think there is then read on...
Community member Reid Caulfield asked "what's so groundbreaking? I've been specifying S3's for post facilities in Hollywood for years" following our article featuring how Gorilla Post in Cardiff had chosen to build their latest dubbing suite around an Avid S3. So we asked Reid to share his experiences with using the Avid S3 in audio post production and this article is his story.
iZotope have today released RX6 Standard and RX6 Advanced and also added a new product, RX Elements which replaces the RX Plugin Pack and includes the RX 6 Standalone Editor application as well as the plug-ins that were in the RX Plugin Pack. New modules in RX6 include De-rustle, De-wind, Dialogue Isolate, and De-bleed.
Waves have announced WAVES V9.91 PLUGIN UPDATE.
It features a number of new features including one that will be welcomed by those using Avid Control surfaces with Pro Tools, All Waves plugins now have control mapping for Avid S3 and S6 control surfaces.
James, Russ and Alan chat through issues from the week's news as well as the usual tips, tricks and questions answered.
According to our latest poll, the number of Mac users now considering a Windows computer has been slashed to around 8%. This is even before any concrete plans and specifications for the new Mac Pro modular 'Mackenstein' have been unveiled.
Our friends at LiquidSonics have released a new set of convolution reverb plug-ins called Seventh Heaven Professional and Seventh Heaven. LiquidSonics claim that the fully featured Professional version will provide users with the closest native reproduction of legendary Bricasti M7 hardware reverbs.
In this free video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert Team member Julian Rodgers looks at the bx_subsynth from Plugin Alliance. This plug-in offers the synthesis of sub-bass frequencies an octave below the dominant fundamental in complex signals.Learn as Julian uses the bx_subsynth to add weight to snares and acoustic guitars.
In the third of these excellent videos from Yamaha Commercial Audio, Patrick Killianey looks at the role of the Router.
While accessing the Internet isn't usually part of AoIP, WiFi control often is and this is often achieved using a WiFi Router rather than a Wireless Access Point. Router setup becomes unavoidable when configuring an AoIP network for remote access and Virtual Private Networks become necessary.