Avid has announced the line-up of audio professionals for its 2019 NAMM booth (#15502) Main Stage Presentations from January 24th to 28th, 2019. The good news is that for all of us who aren’t going to be at NAMM we will be watch it live as Avid will be streaming the Main Stage Presentations through their Avid Link app.
Recently we produced an article looking into an announcement from Apple following an update of Final Cut Pro that the Avid DNx family of codecs, as well as other codecs like Cineform, which GoPro cameras often use would no longer be supported natively in future releases of the macOS operating system. We can now reveal details of exactly which codecs, both audio and video, Apple plans to support natively in the future as well as those which will not be supported in future macOS releases.
Team member Alan Sallabank has just updated to Pro Tools 2018.12, which automatically updated the Eucon software. His old iPad, which worked fine for Pro Tools Control until this point now won't talk to Pro Tools or Eucon, as it's stuck on iOS 9.3.5. So beware if you have an old iPad like Alan and I do.
I have just renewed my annual upgrade plan for Pro Tools Ultimate and spotted that Avid has released 2018.12, which is solely made up of bug fixes and support for the latest version of High Sierra macOS 10.13.6 but no support yet for macOS Mojave.
Following our article Apple Announce End Of Native Support For Avid DNx Codecs - Avid Respond. Why This Matters For Pro Tools Users Adobe have announced that the pro video apps now support ProRes export on the Windows platform releasing updates to the Adobe Creative Cloud video apps, including Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC and Adobe Media Encoder CC.
With the release of a major Final Cut update Apple also took the opportunity to warn users that a future macOS will NOT support a number of commonly used video codecs including Avid’s DNxHD, which Avid recommend as the best video format for Pro Tools and a lot of video camera formats built around the Cineform codec. Is this Flash all over again?
Following the recent announcement that Pro Tools and Pro Tools Ultimate users with a current upgrade plan will get the UVI Falcon worth $349, the Falcon Factory Sounds and the Plugsound Avid Edition 2.6GB sound pack. In addition, Pro Tools First users will get the UVI Workstation 3 and the Plugsound Avid Edition 2.6GB sound pack.
In this article we are going share what we think about the addition of these UVI products to Pro Tools and also give you a taste of all the extra UVI sound libraries that you can buy to get even more out of these bundled UVI products.
Until recently there has been a number of different ways Pro Tools users could send feature requests to Avid. With recent changes and developments, the good news is that with the new Avid Link app, which is currently in public beta, Avid Link is being developed to simplify these routes and deliver a unified interface that enables users to not only submit feature requests and other insights but also to be able to manage their applications, purchase products and plug-ins, and connecting with the Pro Tools community.
This music video was created using Pro Tools. After nearly half of his lifetime working in Pro Tools creating music, Reazon from DAE Music decided he wanted to create something entirely different.
Avid are continuing their drive to improve Pro Tools with regular releases by announcing the latest update to Pro Tools 2018.10. This update is mainly a bug fix release, that Avid wanted to get out to users now rather than wait until they have finished the qualification work for macOS 10.13.6 and 10.14.
Avid has advised us of a Scheduled Maintenance Notification of the MyAvid Portal Servers, which host all our Avid Master Accounts also now known as MyAvid, which also will means users will be unable to manage subscriptions, checkout of the Avid Store use the Avid Link app or use Cloud Collaboration.
It would appear as if Avid are planning a Pro Tools 2018.10 release sometime in October. Community member Victor spotted it in an Avid pdf and we have tracked it down to the What’s New in VENUE_6.0 pdf.
The Youlean Loudness Meter a free loudness meter plug-in and unlike some other free loudness meter plug-ins runs on macOS and Windows and supports AAX, VST and AU plug-in formats.
Today Avid has taken an unusual step by emailing Pro Tools Users with an email titled ALERT: Pro Tools and macOS 10.14 Mojave. Here is the full text of the email…
AVS Medientechnik GmbH has created a new brand Intelligent Studio Devices (ISD) and their first product is the ISD S6 PSU (Power Supply Unit), which is a special power supply unit for high-quality and interference-free power supply with additional functions for Pro Tools S6 M10 and M40 series control surfaces.
Whilst at IBC 2018 in Amsterdam we were able to get an exclusive first look at the new Loudness Toolkit suite of plug-ins including LM-Correct, ISL and VisLM which now has new presets for the new Netflix delivery spec with a new loudness parameter, Dialogue LRA as well as new flexibility to simultaneously monitor multiple integrated measurements.
At IBC 2018 in Amsterdam the new Avid CEO and President Jeff Rosica announced that Avid has announced that they have passed the 1 millionth download milestone of their free music creation, video editing and music notation tools, Pro Tools First, Media Composer First, and Sibelius First. The main thrust of the presentation to the industry’s press was to outline some thoughts and observations on how the industry has changed and how Avid is responding to those changes.
At IBC 2018 today Avid announced the public beta of Avid Link. Designed to replace the App Manger, Avid Link is a free new app that is available for Windows, macOS, iOS and Android, Avid Link has been designed to make it easy to find, message, and collaborate with other creators, promote your work and skills, manage your Avid account, and purchase software, hardware, plug-ins, and other tools to advance your creative capabilities.