In this article we are going to look the different options that will be available in the new cheese-grater style Mac Pro, which options would be most appropriate for a Mac Pro 7,1 Pro Tools computer and how much a new Mac Pro optimised for Pro Tools is likely to cost based on the information we have at this point.
Avid is to change their Pro Tools Pricing structure with effect from July 1st 2019 to encourage Pro Tools users to move to subscription rental plans. There are winners and losers in these changes with these changes. We have the latest details on the new pricing plan.
In an exclusive statement from Avid’s Director of Product Management | Audio Workstations & Control Surfaces, Francois Quereuil has confirmed speculation that the maximum number of voices for the forthcoming 6 HDX Card configuration in the new Mac Pro would be 1024 Voices, rather than the possible 1536 voices with 256 voices per card at the current voice count per HDX card.
There have been a number of reports on social media that Pro Tools wouldn’t work because iLok Cloud Servers were affected by the Google Network congestion issues that affected Google Cloud, G Suite, and YouTube. We have the details…
When Apple releases the successor to macOS Mojave there will no longer be any support for 32 bit applications including QuickTime 7 Pro. In addition, its replacement QuickTime Player will no longer play unsupported codecs like Avid’s DNxHD format. With macOS Mojave, even now if you try and play an Avid DNxHD video, it starts converting it. As a consequence I have been on the lookout for a simple player to function as a replacement and I think I have found it.
Avid have confirmed a bug when using PT|Control and Pro Tools 2019.5 together. Find out the details here.
Was It Worth The Wait? Post Production Specialist Alan Sallabank takes a look at the long awaited 2019.5 Pro Tools Ultimate, EuControl and Pro Tools Control releases to see how they can benefit his post production workflow.
Avid has released Pro Tools 2019.5, as promised by Avid’s François Quereuil in our exclusive interview, with more voices for most Pro Tools Ultimate users, support for macOS Mojave 10.14.3, more functions won’t cause Pro Tools to stop during playback and a doubling of the number of MIDI tracks, all of which we have known about for a while. But what is news with the release of 2019.5 is is the addition of Multiseat Network licensing for large facilities and educational establishments.
As well as releasing Pro Tools 2019.5, Avid have also released a new version of the Eucon control software, EuControl 19.5.0 and the Pro Tools Control app 19.5.0, which amongst the new features added, brings new monitor control options in the Pro Tools Control app as well as Avid control surfaces like the Pro Tools Dock and S3.
Avid, the makers of Pro Tools, today have released Pro Tools 2019.5. Here is the list of bug fixes included in the Pro Tools 2019.5 release. It looks like Avid has been listening as its a very long list…
In a couple of recent tweets, Avid CEO Jeff Rosica has let it slip that Pro Tools 2019.5 will be released sometime this week.
We recently published an article listing out $1400 worth of loyalty rewards that Avid is offering all their customers with a valid software upgrade plan or active subscription. Great News, Avid has just announced another loyalty reward in partnership with Groove3 worth $120. We have all the details.
In this article we explore what Avid is offering with their loyalty rewards, now worth $1400 in total which are available to all Pro Tools users as long as you have a valid upgrade plan or subscription plan.
The Avid Customer Association asked its members to vote on a series of feature suggestions for the full range of Avid products in the 2019 ACA Vote including Pro Tools and control surfaces and we can now announce the results. In this article we analyse the results looking at differences and similarities as well as which feature suggestions were popular and which were not popular.
This new DigiLink option card for the Avid MTRX will provide 2 more primary mini DigILink ports to the Avid Pro Tools MTRX modular interface. This will enable an MTRX to become the single hub for a multi Pro Tools room or a single interface for an HDX 3 Pro Tools system.
At NAB 2019, Avid will also be showing previews of the work they are doing to improve the Avid Video Engine. There is no timescale for when these improvements will included in a future Pro Tools release, so do not expect these changes to be in Pro Tools 2019.5, but in the spirit of openness Avid are wanting to show users what they are working on to improve the Avid Video Engine.
Avid will present a preview version of Pro Tools 2019.5 at Avid Connect and NAB 2019 that has some significant changes to what we announced exclusively in our NAMM 2019 coverage, including changes to the new extra voices, support for Mojave as well as the Mac mini 2018 and MacBook Pro 2018 as well as a quicker way to both create and name new tracks.
This is bringing a feature that Pro Tools and Pro Tools Ultimate users already have to Pro Tools First users. Until now Pro Tools First users could only have a maximum of 3 Pro Tools projects that were stored in the cloud. With this new Unlimited Projects feature, you can now create and save as many projects as you want locally on your computer. Then you can use any 3 of these local projects to sync to the cloud for anytime, anywhere access and collaboration.
Ever since we announced the new features Avid have been working on for a Pro Tools 2019 release we have seen speculation as to when we would see the first release of Pro Tools in 2019. Would it be 2019.1? No, so would it be 2019.2? No, surely it’s going to be a 2019.3 release and then March came and went without a Pro Tools 2019 release.
Rather than us adding to the speculation as to what has happened, we asked Avid to explain the challenges they have been experiencing and François Quereuil, Avid’s Director of Audio Product Management gave Pro Tools Expert Editor, Mike Thornton, an exclusive interview.
Partnering with Avid, the makers of Pro Tools, Session, the Swedish music start-up co-founded by Abba’s Björn Ulvaeus and songwriters Max Martin and Niclas Molinder, formerly known as Auddly has launched Creator Credits, an initiative that aims to help music creators be correctly credited for their work.