Avid Tag

Welcome to the final section of the Pro Tools 12 Review. For previous parts, visit the review section HERE. This section details the overall review for Pro Tools 12. Part 5: Review During the course of these Pro Tools 12.7 Explained series, a lot of ground has been covered. What started out as just a review of Pro Tools changes since version 11 became so big that it had to be broken into parts just to go over all of the major bells and whistles. This in itself should demonstrateRead More
This is Part 4 of a 5 part series reviewing Pro Tools 12. For previous parts, visit the Reviews section HERE. This section lays out new features only available in Pro Tools HD. Part 4: HD only Features Of course, all of the new features that both Standard and HD Pro Tools carry in version 12.6 is a long and impressive list, but what’s the point of upgrading to HD. No worries folks, Avid have that department covered with a few features that may or may not have you pullingRead More
Welcome to Part 3 of a 5 part Everything Recording Review or Pro Tools 12. For Part 1, click HERE. For Part 2, click HERE. This Section explains all of the new feature updates for both Pro Tools Standard and HD. Part 3: Features for Standard and HD All of these visual bells and whistles make life much easier and are great but functionality is king when it comes to making audio sound the best it can in the shortest amount of time. Don’t worry, Avid has you covered. First,Read More
Welcome to Part 2 of Everything Recording’s 5 part review of Pro Tools 12. For Part 1, click HERE. This part explains all of the visual and editing features in Pro Tools 12.   Part 2: The Visual and Editing Features: Pro Tools 12 comes packed with a ton of new visual and editing enhancements. Ever pondered why the “Session Notes” even existed with what little info it displayed? This popup window that displays changes since the session was last used has been expanded to explain I/O changes between systems, andRead More
This is part 1 of a 5 part series that both explains Pro Tools 12’s features and reviews the software. Each week, a new part will be released, leading up to the overall review in part 5. Enjoy! Part 1: Overview So here I was, sitting in front of a DAW that was constantly locking up and spitting out “AAE Error -9173” within 10 seconds of pressing the space bar – even on moderate sessions. The DAW in question was Pro Tools HD 11.3. The hardware I was running wasRead More

Posted On February 11, 2017By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

Focusrite Simplifies Red and Pro Tools HD

One of my issues with the new Pro Tools business model is the Digilink License debacle whereby if a Pro Tools HD software license is bought without hardware, a separate Digilink license is needed to interface with hardware… even in some cases other Avid systems. Well Focusrite has heard everyone’s cries for help and offer a free Digilink license with every purchase of Red hardware. Focusrite announces that, together with AVID, it has created a simpler way for customers to combine Red 4Pre and Red 8Pre interfaces with Pro ToolsRead More

Posted On September 14, 2016By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Pro Tools 12.6

Pro Tools keeps adding the features with the upcoming 12.6 update. The “industry standard” DAW is definitely barking back at the naysayers that have accused the company of being “behind the curve”. This update should quiet them down with new editing and recording upgrades to make working in the box faster and more efficient. Apply real-time effects to clips With the new Clip Effects feature, you can apply real-time EQ and dynamics to a single clip or clip group on your timeline, enabling you to assign different settings across multipleRead More
  Touchscreen has become a must with control surfaces. Avid has incorporated the iPad in the new Pro Tools Dock control surface. Burlington, MA, June 2, 2016 – Avid® today announced that the highly anticipated Pro Tools® | Dock, a portable, affordable surface that gives audio and music professionals intelligent studio control, is now available. Delivering on Avid Everywhere™, Pro Tools | Dock provides users a combination of touch and tactile control to create better sounding mixes more efficiently. Working together with an iPad running the free Pro Tools | Control app, users get the access, integration,Read More

Posted On March 31, 2016By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Avid Launches Cloud Collaboration

Pro Tools 12 has raised some eyebrows with their subscription based licensing. Sure, people are upset about the changing tactics to combat piracy and encourage people to purchase updates, but business is business. All gripes aside Avid is adding many features to make this worth your while. One of them is cloud based collaboration. Burlington, MA, March 30, 2016 –Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) today announced that the highly anticipated Avid Cloud Collaboration for Pro Tools® is now available. Avid Cloud Collaboration makes it easy for artists and audio professionals to compose, record, edit, and mix projectsfromRead More

Posted On March 24, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Pro Tools 12

Pro Tools 12 is now here with all sorts of different purchase options. This update focuses more on the experience, giving you a myriad of tools for the modern musician. You can choose from flexible plans to lease or own the operating system, even going as far as offering a yearly plan that keeps you up to date for a lower rate. I’m not really seeing anything as far as performance enhancements but some people have claimed it’s faster. Avid® today announced that the next generation of the industry-standard digital audio software, ProRead More