In our recent article Would You Rather Have Bug Fixes Or New Features In Pro Tools? You Can't Say Both - Poll we explored the challenges of resolving bugs against providing new features and asked you in a poll to choose which is more important to you, bug fixes or new features? In this article we look at the results of the poll and recent developments.
Is it time for Avid to overhaul the Pro Tools User Interface, or is it a case of if it ain’t broke don’t fix it? In this article Dan, Mike and Russ take a look at the issue and there is a poll for you to take part it too.
In this article we will look at bugs, what is, and isn’t a bug and the challenges developers like Avid face in trying improve an established product. What new features should they introduce and how should they balance the need to fix bugs and add new features? Which is more important to you? Read the article and then vote...
You won’t believe how little it would cost you these days to buy a second Pro Tools control surface which once cost over £60K brand new back in 2013. Are you tempted or is this type of bargain hunting pure madness?
It seemed I started getting emails from people almost as soon as the virtual ink was dry on the latest delivery spec to come from Netflix. People were concerned about the language and the impression that Netflix had turned the clock back 10 years by using Dolby’s Dialog Intelligence software. In this article, we investigate to see if Netflix’s new delivery spec is a retrograde move, a pragmatic response to the changing climate, or a stroke of genius.
Following the extended article on Is There A Problem With The New 2018 MacBook Pro? Check Out Our Initial Analysis Now and our article I Might Be Buying A New Apple MacBook Pro As My Pro Tools Computer Soon we wanted to try and establish what, if any, problems the overheating that have been experienced by video users would show up when using Pro Tools.
Whilst I have been on vacation Apple went and released the new MacBook Pro machines and then Russ highlighted why he probably would not be buying one. My situation, on the other hand, is somewhat different as I have a 2012 MacBook Pro, which after 6 years is starting to misbehave, so I am looking at the new MacBook Pro as a replacement. Will the new 2018 MacBook Pro, tick all my boxes? Read on to find out…
This culture of DAWs borrowing ideas from other DAWs isn't anything new at all, look back through the history books and you'll find countless examples of DAWs and indeed any software adopting competitor features but these days, to me at least, it seems to be more prominent than ever... does this mean innovation is slowing dying in DAW development?