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.
Many reverb plug-ins include some form of modulation effect. Dialling in small amounts can help make reverbs sound deeper and wider though not all reverbs have this functionality such as Waves Abbey Road Plates. To be able to modulate your reverbs you need to insert a modulation plug-in, such as Waves Mono Mod, into the chain.
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.
Pro Tools’ first new release of 2019 is here and a lot of the changes are under the hood, for example the bug fix list is pleasingly long. We have a full detailed report on the new features but you can see the most prominent changes in action in this free tutorial video.
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…
This smart tool provides three simple to set processors that together quickly focus and attenuate common audio issues including sibilance, harshness and mid range boxiness. Each of the three processes includes controls for amount, bypass, audition and frequency selector.
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.
Many people use the Suspend Groups shortcut (Control+Command+G on Mac or Control+Start+G on PC) when they find they need to tweak the relative levels of the tracks in a group of tracks. Although this works it isn’t the only way, why not try this instead, you might find it works better for you.
With macOS 10.15, the successor to Mojave, we will no longer be able to use QuickTime 7 Pro, MPEG Streamclip or the Avid codecs to convert incoming video files. In this article, we investigate 2 solutions that will enable Pro Tools users to be able to continue to easily and cost effectively convert video files into Avid’s own Pro Tools friendly format DNxHD video format, when macOS 10.15 is released and even better, you can start using them now!
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...
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.
Mastering a collection of songs can be challenging, especially if there are a variety of musical genres to balance together. In this premium video tutorial, we show how Dan approaches balancing together songs together in his typical mastering workflow. We address loudness, tone and overall album vibe using a combination of a control surface, outboard EQ and compression along with the power of plug-in processing in Pro Tools.
In this premium video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers explains the difference between absolute and relative timebases. More commonly known as ticks and samples, these two settings are more than just track types as there are a few other places in Pro Tools where this setting is significant.
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 switch on snap to bars and beats in Pro Tools.
In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, we show you a simple way to de-mud your reverb effects. Reverbs have a tendency of cluttering up a mix but don’t blame the length of the tails, often it’s the overall tone of the reverb that is upsetting the balance. A super simple way to address this is by reaching for the tone controls in a reverb plug-in or better still, using a dedicated EQ plug-in in the effects return.
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?
Apart from the first obvious step to get around this, that being increasing the H/W buffer size in the Playback Engine, what other steps can we take to improve the stability of Pro Tools? Luckily there are many little things we can do that combined make big improvements in the overall performance of our Pro Tools studios.
One of the many presentations on the Avid booth at NAB 2019 was a workshop on learning the tools and techniques for creating immersive audio in Dolby Atmos and Pro Tools MTRX interface. In this free video tutorial, Avid's Jeff Komar presents the tools and techniques for creating immersive audio in Dolby Atmos using Pro Tools Ultimate and Pro Tools MTRX interface, with option cards and EUCON control.
While there might not be as many free plug-ins around in the AAX format as there are for VST, there is still plenty out there if you know where to look. Here are 12 of the best. Did you see all of these when they featured as a Friday Free Plug-ins?
If not done correctly, the artefacts introduced by gating can be far more distracting than the spill it was supposed to address. The cure can end up being worse than the disease! In this tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers uses Avid Channel Strip to tidy up spill on a drum recording, using a variety of techniques to make sure that the gating is sympathetic and pulls down the spill without ruining the recording!
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.