In this free tip, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers demonstrates how to find an approximate tempo for the purposes of setting delay times using the T key.
In this week’s Podcast, there is an opportunity to get an exclusive 35% off Exponential audio stereo reverbs, but you have to listen to the podcast to get the discount code! Russ, Mike and Alan discuss whether products like iZotope RX 7 Advanced and Revoice Pro 4 killing our creativity, enabling clients to say “we can fix that in the mix can’t we?” they answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
Whilst at IBC 2018 in Amsterdam we were able to get an exclusive first look at the new Loudness Toolkit suite of plug-ins including LM-Correct, ISL and VisLM which now has new presets for the new Netflix delivery spec with a new loudness parameter, Dialogue LRA as well as new flexibility to simultaneously monitor multiple integrated measurements.
Did you use IdeaScale, how do you feel about these changes?
In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Plugin Alliance, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers looks at windowing options (Hann, Hamming, Blackman and Bartlett) and FFT size and how these settings affect the display and performance of a spectrum analyser.
At IBC 2018 in Amsterdam the new Avid CEO and President Jeff Rosica announced that Avid has announced that they have passed the 1 millionth download milestone of their free music creation, video editing and music notation tools, Pro Tools First, Media Composer First, and Sibelius First. The main thrust of the presentation to the industry’s press was to outline some thoughts and observations on how the industry has changed and how Avid is responding to those changes.
Have you ever wondered what that red diamond on the tempo ruler is for? Do you know the way to insert a single bar of 2/4 in a 4/4 song in a single operation? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this premium video tutorial with Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers.
At IBC 2018 today Avid announced the public beta of Avid Link. Designed to replace the App Manger, Avid Link is a free new app that is available for Windows, macOS, iOS and Android, Avid Link has been designed to make it easy to find, message, and collaborate with other creators, promote your work and skills, manage your Avid account, and purchase software, hardware, plug-ins, and other tools to advance your creative capabilities.
In this week's Friday Free Plug-in, we are featuring T-Chain from LVC-Audio a freemium plugin which provides six free modules and many more as paid options. Interestingly it utilises a modular design so users can arrange different sound modules within the signal path.
In the second video in a series of 4 we show you how you can quickly add depth and realism to DI bass guitar tracks using Waves GTR.
In this free tip Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers demonstrates how to use the right-click clip gain menu to address level issues in audio including how to audition changes and how to render them to the clip once you are happy with the results.
In this week’s podcast, Russ, Mike and Dan discuss the value of old or discontinued Avid hardware, they discuss the value of limitations in production, they answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week. Also in this week's Podcast, there is an opportunity to get an exclusive 35% off Exponential Audio stereo reverbs, but you have to listen to the podcast to get the discount code!
Metric AB is an incredibly useful referencing plug-in. It offers comprehensive visualisation and metering but one of the most important things is to be able to control which part of your reference track you are comparing your mix with. Luckily Metric AB offers all the controls you need but they do bear some explanation.
In this article we list six used Pro Tools Bargains that you can buy second-hand today for a fraction of what they would have cost you new. The article gives you information on support and compatibility with Pro Tools, technical faults to watch out for when buying one of these units used along with ballpark values based on units what they are currently listed for on eBay.
In this article, we are going to try and demystify why as a Pro Tools user you might need Pro Tools HD Native or HDX hardware and because there is also some confusion about what features are hardware related and what are software related features, we are also going to look at Pro Tools Ultimate software, which used to be known as Pro Tools HD software.
In this premium video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers explores one of the most overlooked plug-in among the the stock Pro Tools plug-ins - Recti-fi.
In this free video tutorial you will learn how to import chords progression from MIDI tracks into the Scaler plug-in. From there we show you the sections in the UI where you can discover matching scales and chord variations that are easy to incorporate into your arrangements.
In the first of a series of 4 videos we show you how to address some typical issues that can occur in multi-track drum mixing using Waves plug-ins in Pro Tools.
In this free tip Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers demonstrates how the target button can be used to pin a lug-in window so it remains open all the time. This particularly useful for metering plug-ins, especially when mixing to loudness specs but can be just as useful to keep an eye on gain reduction meters when mixing into a bus compressor.
In this week’s Podcast, there is an opportunity to get an exclusive 35% off Exponential audio stereo reverbs, but you have to listen to the podcast to get the discount code! Mike, Julian and Alan discuss Netflix's changes to their loudness specs, they speculate on the contents of the new release of RX7, they answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
In this Premium Video Tutorial we teach you 10 smart ways that you can use Aux Tracks in Pro Tools... I bet you never thought that there were so many aux track applications, did you?
The Avid Pro Tools C|24 control surface is coming to the end of its life. As we mentioned in our comprehensive History Of Pro Tools, Avid announced the end-of-life date of the much-loved C24 as 31st December 2017, with an end of support date 5 years later as 31st December 2022. Does this mean that it is the end of line for the C24 or does this popular control surface still have a future? We investigate…
We've all auditioned our carefully set up Edit selection only to have it disappear when we hit stop. If you don't know why its happening it can be very frustrating. In this free video tutorial brought to you with the support of Avid, Pro Tools Expert Team member Julian Rodgers shows why it happens, how you can get your edit selection back and why the thing causing this problem is one of the fundamentals of Pro Tools
In this week's Friday Free Plug-in, we are featuring IVGI from Klanghelm, a saturation/distortion plug-in which can deliver very soft and subtle saturation suitable for use on the master buss. It is equally capable of very dense and dirty distortion effects for use on single tracks.
Our friends at PureMix are running a Zelab mix contest. Mix “Aftershock” by Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown and win great prizes from iZotope and the chance to be a guest on a live Q&A with Vance Powell on September 20th.
It seemed I started getting emails from people almost as soon as the virtual ink was dry on the latest delivery spec to come from Netflix. People were concerned about the language and the impression that Netflix had turned the clock back 10 years by using Dolby’s Dialog Intelligence software. In this article, we investigate to see if Netflix’s new delivery spec is a retrograde move, a pragmatic response to the changing climate, or a stroke of genius.
Mike, Julian and James ask exactly who still needs an HDX rig? Pro Tools 2018.7 Ultimate with a modern computer offers nearly everything an HDX rig does. They answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
Sound Bites are short articles aimed at giving you tips, tricks and news fast. They are no less useful but you should be able to read them in less than 1 minute.
I have been using Soundly since it was in beta as my sound effects management software and I even made Soundly my Team Find Of The Year for 2016. Since then, the Soundly team have been working hard to make Soundly better and they have now released Soundly V2.5.
In this free video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers demonstrates a handy shortcut which zooms your MIDI to fit the editor.