In this premium video tutorial, Julian Rodgers examines the possible reasons why, when selecting a clip in the clips list the corresponding clip in the edit window doesn’t get selected too. There are a few reasons, not all of them obvious.
Convolution Reverb is best known as a way to capture the sound of a specific space, something its really well suited to. However as impulse responses are just wav files, it is possible to use any way file as an IR. The results can be unpredictable and sometimes plain bizzare but in this free tip video Julian Rodgers demonstrates how easy it is to use a cymbal from a drum VI, though it could be any sound you like, to create a unique reverb effect.
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…
With this poll we wanted to learn more about what type and format of Pro Tools computer you use now. We asked this question just under 4 years ago and it will interesting to see what differences there are now in what kind of computer you are using for Pro Tools now compared to 4 years ago.
Over the years that has been some lack of clarity about which video peripheral products are supported with Pro Tools. In this article we are going to look at which video peripherals are currently supported and compatible with Pro Tools from Avid and both of their video peripheral partners AJA and Blackmagic Design, as well as the products that are no longer supported for use with Pro Tools.
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 colour tracks and clips in Pro Tools.
From the show floor at NAB 2019, Avid’s Greg Chin shows off the UVI Falcon hybrid virtual instrument, a music creation tool that gives you a pure sound design synthesizer, a huge sound library, 80+ effects, modulators, events, scripting and more in an expansive semi-modular sound design environment, all from within Pro Tools.
In this premium video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers demonstrates how automation can take the strain off your vocal compression and how using volume automation affects compression differently than clip gain. Luckily you can change your mind about which you use without losing your automation.
At NAB this year on the Avid blog sound designer Will Files presented a 28 minute tutorial in which he went through in detail on how he built the sound of the creature Venom in the film of the same name.
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 why Pro Tools sometimes starts playback from where you clicked and sometimes start from where you last stopped?
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.
Pro Tools Automation is so powerful that it can intimidate novice users. Here are a few shortcuts which help make creating, viewing and editing automation quicker and easier. Do you know them all?
Avid have confirmed a bug when using PT|Control and Pro Tools 2019.5 together. Find out the details here.
In this premium video tutorial, Julian Rodgers demonstrates how to use the new snap to next and previous edit actions shortcut introduced in Pro Tools 2019.5, it’s a neat shortcut and is the jumping off point for this tutorial in which Julian looks a some other shortcuts based around the comma and period keys.
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.
Zoom Toggle is the easiest way to get in close on your Pro Tools session when editing, and if you set it up right it can be like having a dedicated full screen sample editor, If you don’t use Zoom Toggle watch this free tip video.
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.
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.