When working in grid mode with material recorded to a click, dropping new clips into your session in time is easy. When editing material which doesn’t have a meaningful grid to quantize to things aren’t as easy but they are still very simple. A really easy way to drop clips to the right place is to position your cursor and then use these shortcuts to place them at the cursor.
Townsend Labs have announced that AAX DSP support is included in version 1.3 of the Sphere plug-in, the software component in the Sphere L22 microphone modelling system.
A couple of weeks ago we repeated a poll from 2015 in which we wanted to learn more about what type and format of Pro Tools computer you use now. In this article we compare the results from the two polls and see how the choice of which computer you use for Pro Tools has changed over the last four years.
In this four part free video tutorial series, brought to you with the support of Waves, we show you four plug-ins that can quickly transform your vocal tracks into radio ready mixes. In this article we will be taking the same vocal performance and working on it four different ways to help you hear the differences in sound and style between the four plug-ins.
In this premium video tutorial, Julian Rodgers looks at how track presets can be used to save and recall groups of tracks set up for specific uses. As an example he creates a preset to quickly set up a side chained gated sub tone to augment a kick drum.
In this article we are going to look at the different options that will be available in the new cheese-grater style Mac Pro, which options would be most appropriate for a Mac Pro 7,1 Pro Tools computer and how much a new Mac Pro optimised for Pro Tools is likely to cost based on the information we have at this point.
In this free Pro Tools tip Pro tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers offers a handy way of showing and hiding elements of the transport window without going into the Transport window’s menu.
Avid is to change their Pro Tools Pricing structure with effect from July 1st 2019 to encourage Pro Tools users to move to subscription rental plans. There are winners and losers in these changes with these changes. We have the latest details on the new pricing plan.
In this premium video tutorial, Julian Rodgers takes a close look at Layered editing and Mirrored MIDI editing. They aren’t complicated but there are definitely a few things it helps to know.
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 put a clip back in the right place if you accidentally move it using Spot To Original Timestamp
In an exclusive statement from Avid’s Director of Product Management | Audio Workstations & Control Surfaces, Francois Quereuil has confirmed speculation that the maximum number of voices for the forthcoming 6 HDX Card configuration in the new Mac Pro would be 1024 Voices, rather than the possible 1536 voices with 256 voices per card at the current voice count per HDX card.
At NAB 2019 on the Avid Stage, re-recording mixer for TV Scott Weber, who has mixed shows like Lost, Person Of Interest and Westworld, discussed how to mix TV shows to meet the different US broadcaster’s and Network’s delivery specs and how things vary from network to network and what impact that has on the mix and deliverables.
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.
In this video we demonstrate the power of three stomp boxes on a room channel within a live multitrack drum recording. We use distortion, compression and spring reverb, watch the video to hear how this effects chain sounds in the context of the full drum mix.
There are a lot of loudness meters out there and we thought it would be interesting to see which ones are in common usage and why. Please do share your thoughts in the comments and vote for the Pro Tools compatible loudness plug-in that you use the most in the poll.
In this premium video tutorial, Julian Rodgers demonstrates the Haas effect and how short delays can be used to position mono sounds in the stereo field instead of using conventional level based panning using a pan pot.
In this week's Friday Free Plug-in, we are featuring Oscarizor From Sugar Audio, the free version of their visualisation/analysis plug-in. In the free version you get a spectrum analyser and phase scope, neither of which are available in the stock Pro Tools plug-ins.
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.
For over ten years we have been publishing free Pro Tools tutorial videos helping Pro Tools users to better understand how to use the application in both music and post production workflows. Pro Tools has many great features, many of which are simple button clicks or functions often hidden in clear sight. These cool features help Pro Tools users save valuable time in their audio productions. Many of our free Pro Tools video tutorials demonstrate these cool functions as well as tips that teach you cool audio production techniques using 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.
In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, we take a quick look at Waves new sub harmonics generator plug-in Submarine. In this video we test Submarine on a kick drum in desperate need of some extra oomph.
In this week's Friday Free Plug-in, we are featuring Border from Mia Laboratories which features a pair of high and low pass filters.