PerfectSurround have released Penteo 16 Pro as their latest upmixing plug-in, which opens up the Penteo upmixing technology to the full range of immersive formats up to 16 channels. This includes 5.1, 7.1, Dolby Atmos up to 9.1.6, Auro 3D up to 13.1, DTSX and up to 3rd order Ambisonics. What is more it is now both an upmix and a downmix plug-in in one interface and enables you to go from different channel counts and formats in the one plug-in.
During the Avid Connect Live event at Summer NAMM in Nashville, Avid ran a number of panels and training sessions, some of which were streamed and recorded. In this article we have the video with a panel of specialists looking at mixing music in Dolby Atmos followed by a training video in which Mix Engineer Colin Heldt shows how to mix music in Dolby Atmos.
In this free video tutorial, Avid Audio Solution Specialist Simon Sherbourne shows how to use the Spatialiser plug-in in the Facebook 360 suite of plug-ins takes you through Spatial Audio Production techniques and tricks for Pro Tools Ultimate.
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.
Are you new to working in surround sound? Then check out this video that I have aimed at those who are already familiar with Pro Tools but who may be new to working in surround sound. In this free video tutorial, we take a look at the basic concepts and workflows for working in surround in Pro Tools Ultimate.
Have you ever asked “what exactly is Dolby Atmos? or “how do mixers learn to produce content in the format? If you have then The Dolby Institute, in partnership with the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences, has launched the first free online training curriculum focused on Dolby Atmos.
Immersive Sound is big news at the moment. Last year we launched our blind upmixer shootout poll, which compared three market leading upmixer plug-ins, without anyone knowing which ones were being compared. We had a great response and it gives us great pleasure to at last reveal the results.
In this second free video tutorial Paul covers the divergence controls, the LFE send level control and the final 2 panner modes: Divergence Editing mode and Auto Glide mode in the surround panner in Pro Tools Ultimate.
This is the first in a 2 part free Pro Tools video tutorial series on the Pro Tools surround panner. In this first part Avid Certified Instructor Paul Maunder describe the X/Y and 3 Knob panning modes.
In this article, we are going to take a look at monitor controllers that support 7.1 and above. As there aren't a huge number we are not going to get into the debate about what constitutes a monitor controller as there is a school of thought that says that to be a monitor controller a system needs to handle EQ, delay as well as multiple sources. For the purposes of this roundup, we are going to look at units that can at least control the level and route different sources to a 7.1 speaker system or higher.
This is an article from our friends at Waves we thought you would be interested in reading. How is mixing in surround different than stereo mixing? There's more to it than you might think. Find out how to work with an expanded sound field, how to create realistic spatial effects, and how to avoid phasing issues and other pitfalls.
There are two schools of thought about what is OK to put in the LFE channel (the 0.1 channel) in 5.1, 7.1 etc. In this Heads or Tails article, Mike and Alan present their reasons for favouring one over the other.
Exponential Audio, the company behind plug-ins such as NIMBUS, R4 and PhoenixVerb, announce two brand new next-dimension surround reverb plug-ins - Stratus and Symphony.
The new reverb plug-ins address both an opportunity and a challenge - the ability to be more creative than ever before with post sound offering new surround formats and also the ongoing debate about intelligibility. Stratus and Symphony address both of these things.
Yulik Yagudin is the Chief Audio Engineer at CineLab SoundMix, which is a large audio post-production facility in Moscow, Russia and he contacted us wanting to share a different way to control the Dolby Atmos Panner plug-in.
At AES 2017 Nugen Audio have announced an update to ISL 2st and a preview of a 3D immersive extension to Halo Upmix, their acclaimed upmix plug-in.
Audio Ease, the makers of immersive impulse response reverbs Indoor and Altiverb and modelling software Speakerphone, have updated their Indoor reverb plug-in to take advantage of the new 7.1.2 bus structure now available in Pro Tools 12.8HD onwards.