Avid has released Sibelius First, which is their free music notation software enabling anyone from students to seasoned musicians to be able to create and share their scores with the world.
In our article Apple Announce New Operating System At WWDC 2018 Called Mojave Apple announced that Mojave would be supported on Macs introduced in mid-2012 or later, plus 2010 and 2012 Mac Pro models as long as they had a recommended Metal-capable graphics cards. This triggered questions from a number of you like Karl Mainzer who asked: “Can you recommend a decent Metal compatible graphics card?” Once I started to research this it became clear it would be better to answer this with a dedicated article.
Guitar amp emulation plug-ins, or amp sims for short, have come along way since the early days off the Line 6 Line 6 Amp Farm TDM plug-in from back in the 90s. This is our list of the top 10 guitar amp emulation plug-Ins you should try on your mixes.
During the WWDC 2018 Keynote address Apple unveiled macOS Mojave, the latest version of their desktop operating system, which has new features including Dark Mode, Stacks, Familiar iOS apps will be available on the Mac for the first time. FaceTime now adds support for group calling, and the Mac App Store will have a full redesign featuring rich editorial content and the addition of apps from top developers, including Microsoft, Adobe and others.
In a recent article Russ spoke of the need for those making the stuff we use to make music to take into account the importance of workflow when designing new products. Loopcloud 2 by Loopmasters with its DAW integrated audition plug-in ticks all the workflow boxes.
Our friends at e-instruments are offering three lucky people the chance to win a copy of their acclaimed Session Keys Electric S - Suitcase piano.
Do you know there are plenty of great products that never sell enough to be a success? They have great sound and have plenty of features, but still fail to eastablish themselves and become part of the audio production landscape.
How is that possible you might ask, surely the key to a great piece of audio gear is sound and features? What more does a professional working in audio or post-production want from the hardware or software they use?
In this list, we highlight several powerful audio restoration software packages, some stand-alone, some plug-ins and some that offer both options that you should try in your next mix.
Sound is often the poor cousin in low budget video production, but it shouldn't be and thanks to the audio applications above your videos can still sound great.
In a recent blog post, Carbon Copy Cloner developer Mike Bombich revealed that he had uncovered a bug in the Apple File System, or APFS, as a result of his work with "sparse" disk images. Until Apple issues a macOS update that resolves this problem, Bombich Software are dropping support for APFS-formatted disk images.
Our friends at Nugen Audio have released a Dolby E module as the latest option for their AMB Audio Management Batch processor modular software and Paul Tapper from Nugen Audio explained to Mike Thornton on the HHB stand at BVE in London why Nugen Audio has developed a module around a redundant format.
Splice is now offering iZotope's Ozone 8 and Neutron 2 Advanced on a Rent-to-Own plan. With this plan, you can get iZotope's mixing and mastering bundle worth $998 for just $27.99 a month.
iZotope has released updates for their key plug-ins, Ozone 8, RX6 and Neutron 2...
Synthax has let us know that at NAMM 2018 RME has just announced the latest update to their comprehensive monitoring and routing software TotalMix FX. This new update combines with a new app called TotalMix Remote, which allows control over TotalMix FX via a network, over WiFi, or even remotely from anywhere in the world.
With the release of Pro Tools 2018.1 and iLok Cloud compatibility, we wanted to share in this article, up to date information about iLok Cloud compatible software and plug-ins, as we get it from brands and the community. Please be aware that this article will be updated as the information and compatibility status changes.