What types of problems do you face when you receive Pro Tools sessions from collaborators online?
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.
This month you can enter the Pro Tools Expert 2017 Christmas Competition and be in with the chance of winning an Audio Technica AT2035 Studio bundle worth $397. The AT2035 package is just one of 31 great prizes on offer in this competition with a prize fund of over $16,000.
Avid has produced two videos showcasing how Maroon 5 have adopted cloud collaboration into their workflow and how it has changed the way they work. In this 2nd video, see how the band used Pro Tools Cloud Collaboration to create a new instrumental track, going back and forth between the band members working in their home studios working with their producer Noah Passovoy.
In the Pro Tools Expert 2017 Christmas Competition we offered the chance of winning a copy of Source Elements Source Connect Standard Software, worth $599, as one of 31 great prizes on offer worth over $16,000 in total. We can announce that Lee Riley is the lucky winner.
Ever since cloud collaboration was introduced by Avid in Pro Tools 12.5 we have been asking how it would work in reality for bands and artists wanting to collaborate with each other. Avid has produced two videos showcasing how Maroon 5 have adopted cloud collaboration into their workflow and how it has changed the way they work.
It never fails to amaze me the number of time I hear "Now that's a good idea" when talking with colleagues in the pro audio industry or the Pro Tools Expert team about some of the work-flow idea we individually take for granted. One such moment of genius was my use of Dropbox for collaboration.
The teams at Focusrite and McDSP have partnered together to offer an incredible interface and plug-in bundle. All registered customers of a Focusrite Red 4Pre, 8Pre or new 16Line Thunderbolt and Pro Tools HD audio interfaces will receive a free 12-month subscription to the McDSP All Access HD plug-in pack, worth $499.99.
Alongside Pro Tools 12.8, Avid has released a new version of their free version - Pro Tools First. With Pro Tools First you now get Track Freeze, the ability to collaborate with any Pro Tools user, and there is a new expanded plan, which includes local storage of sessions with Pro Tools First for $4.99 per month.
A little over 1 year ago and with much fanfare, Avid dropped the news that Pro Tools version 12.5 would including the much-anticipated new cloud collaboration features but 1 year on where are we with Cloud Collaboration and is anyone in the Pro Tools Expert team still using it?
In this video Pro Tools Expert team members Dan Cooper & Mike Thornton test The Audio Hunt from both the seller's and buyer's perspectives.
Source Elements, the makers of Source-Connect Pro, have released a new version with Source-Stream technology for Source-Connect Pro and Pro X. So if you are travelling this summer and don't want to worry about firewalls and router restrictions then Source-Stream is designed for hassle-free connections without the need for modem and router configuration.
Gobbler customers currently have no access to their backups caused by a dispute between Gobbler and their storage provider. Gobbler have quickly sourced a new storage provider and were in the process of migrating customers backups across when their previous storage provider, believed to be Amazon AWS decided to block access to Gobbler customer data.
Russ, Mike, James and Dan chat through issues from the week's news focussing on the brand new Pro Tools 12.5 cloud collaboration as well as the usual tips, tricks and questions answered.
In this video demonstration Pro Tools Expert team members Dan Cooper, James Ivey and Russ Hughes test the new collaboration feature in Pro Tools 12.5. As the crow flies there is roughly 300 miles between their studios in Northern Ireland and the South of England. Watch the video to see how they create a Pro Tools Cloud Collaboration Project and share their tracks all within Pro Tools 12.5.
To help you get ready for Pro Tools 12.5 and cloud collaboration we are collating and creating a range of content to guide you through this new workflow to be introduced in Pro Tools 12.5. In the last two videos from Avid featuring Tom Graham and Gil Cowing, they look at the Artist Chat window and some examples of collaboration workflows.