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.
In a new format we are producing videos offering tips and solutions to common problems in under a minute. In this free video tutorial we show you how easy it is to have more than one plug-in window open in Pro Tools.
In this free video tutorial Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers looks at the MIDI editor in Pro Tools and specifically on ways to direct keyboard shortcuts to the Edit window or to the docked MIDI editor.
If you’ve ever selected all your clips to move your whole song earlier or later on the timeline you need to watch this Expert Tutorial.
In a new format we are producing videos offering tips and solutions to common problems in under a minute. In this free video tutorial we show you how easy it is to set up side chain compression in Pro Tools.
If you work as an audio editor or mixer on projects that has been through a video edit, how many times have you been frustrated by what OMF, AFF and video files you have been sent from the video editor. In this article we share our recommendations as to what a video editor can do to make life easier for sound editors and mixers.
A few months ago we wrote an article about the fault line running through the Pro Tools product line, that HDX and the way it is sold is becoming an increasingly limiting factor in Pro Tools development. Little did we know Avid would effectively confirm this in an exclusive interview with Pro Tools Expert. This article is not about Pro Tools features; it's about product strategy and direction of travel. We've been speaking as a team and discussing what strategy we would employ to ensure Pro Tools continues to have a healthy future.
In a new format we are producing videos offering tips and solutions to common problems in under a minute. In this free video tutorial we show you how quick it can be to create new tracks in Pro Tools using the mouse.
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.
The idea of applying plug-ins to your tracks is to make things sound better but we've all overdone it at some point and without checking the before with the after we really can’t be sure we’ve achieved what we set out to.
This overlooked window, in spite of not offering anything other than strictly sequential access to the undo history is still a useful place to be when trying to reverse out of a wrong turn in your production process!
In this premium video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers looks at ways to share setting between plug-ins of the same and of different types. While many of us rely on Alt+dragging plugins between tracks when we want the same settings on another track, there a lots of things you can’t achieve without some copying and pasting.