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Avid is a manufacturer of hardware and software for multimedia and music production. Products include ProTools, MBox and ISIS.

Avid creates the technology that people use to make the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world.
The New User Experience & Interface

- 25 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 5:06pm -
Exporting the Final Sequence

- 25 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 5:06pm -
Edit, Color, Effects & Audio Workspaces

- 25 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 4:47pm -
The Inspector in Media Composer

- 25 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 4:47pm -
The Bin Container in Media Composer

- 25 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 4:47pm -
The Updated Timeline in Media Composer

- 25 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 4:47pm -
32-Bit Floating Point Pipeline

- 25 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 4:47pm -
Organizing Your Projects in Media Composer

- 25 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 4:47pm -
The Media Composer 3D Warp Tool

- 25 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 4:47pm -
Exporting an IMF Package

- 25 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 4:46pm -
AAF Export in Media Composer

- 25 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 4:46pm -
Assembling Your First Edit

- 25 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 4:46pm -

Pro Tools Expert

  • Pro Tools - Unlinked Edit And Timeline Selections Are Easy To Work With Using These Handy Shortcuts - Expert Tutorial
    In this premium video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers uses creating a drum loop as an example to examine Dynamic Transport and looks at some to the ways in which having to work with edit and timeline selections unlinked can be addressed so you can get your selections behaving in the way you want them to.
    - 17 days ago, 29 Jun 19, 6:30am -
  • Friday Free Plug-in - Siren From Noisemakers
    In this week's Friday Free Plug-in, we are featuring Siren from Noisemakers, a free synth for making siren sounds for Dub or any style you think could use some delay swamped, reverby noises!
    - 18 days ago, 28 Jun 19, 6:30am -
  • Avid HEAT In Pro Tools - What Is It And How Can You Use It? - We Have Answers
    With the release of Pro Tools 2019.6, as well as fixing a number of bugs including an issue Avid uncovered where interruptions in internet connectivity can cause Pro Tools First, Pro Tools, and Pro Tools Ultimate to delete local (offline) Projects, Avid has now made their analog saturation HEAT supported for use with Pro Tools Standard users as well as Pro Tools Ultimate users. But what is HEAT and how can you use it? We have answers…
    - 18 days ago, 27 Jun 19, 5:00pm -
  • Avid Release Pro Tools 2019.6 - If You Use Avid Cloud Storage You Need To Read This
    Avid have chosen to email all their users to advise everyone of the release of Pro Tools 2019.6, which resolves an issue where interruptions in internet connectivity can cause Pro Tools First, Pro Tools, and Pro Tools Ultimate to delete local (offline) Projects. 2019.6 does also bring a couple of new features including making Heat available to more Pro Tools users, and Avid have squashed a number of bugs with 2019.6.
    - 19 days ago, 27 Jun 19, 6:55am -
  • Snap Clips To The Playhead In Pro Tools - Do You Know This Free Tip?
    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.
    - 20 days ago, 26 Jun 19, 6:30am -
  • Townsend Labs Sphere L22 Now Supports For AAX DSP - Great News For Pro Tools HDX Users
    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.
    - 20 days ago, 25 Jun 19, 5:30pm -
  • What Type And Style Of Pro Tools Computer Do You Use? - We Have The Results From 2015 And 2019
    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.
    - 21 days ago, 25 Jun 19, 6:30am -
  • 4 Plug-ins That Can Transform Vocal Tracks Into Radio Ready Mixes
    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.
    - 21 days ago, 24 Jun 19, 12:00pm -
  • Pro Tools Track Presets Can Be More Than Just Saving Plug-in Chains - Do You Save Groups Of Tracks? - Expert Tutorial
    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.
    - 24 days ago, 22 Jun 19, 6:30am -
  • Friday Free Plug-in - Transport From DDMF
    In this week's Friday Free Plug-in, we are featuring Transport from DDMF, a simple alternative to the Big Counter in Pro Tools
    - 25 days ago, 21 Jun 19, 6:30am -

Pro Tooler Blog

  • Out of the Box, and Back In!
    The era of plugins has made us lazy. If you want reverb on a track, you probably have a dozen just a few clicks away. But if you’re recording music, you likely also have lots of other signal processors laying around (outboard rack gear, guitar pedals, etc) that you can use in creative ways to […]The post Out of the Box, and Back In! appeared first on ProToolerBlog.
    - 18 Nov 16, 1:18am -
  • The One Knob Mix Mentality
    Is it dangerous, or the future of mixing? You’ve probably seen and played around with the some of the “one knob” mix plug-ins out there. This goes beyond Waves One Knob Series and includes things like iZotope Ozone 7 Elements, iZotope Neutrino, Waves Greg Wells Series, and even the Waves CLA Signature Series. These plug-ins […]The post The One Knob Mix Mentality appeared first on ProToolerBlog.
    - 15 Nov 16, 7:29pm -
  • Preamp Options for Budget Studios
    When you’re building a studio on a budget, odds are you aren’t going to be in a position to spring for anything with the words Neve, API, or Fairchild on it. Even if you can afford a high-end piece or two, you’ll end up with less to spend on other essentials. Today I’m going to […]The post Preamp Options for Budget Studios appeared first on ProToolerBlog.
    - 10 Nov 16, 11:29pm -
  • The Most Valuable Time Of The Mixing Process
    When you’re knee deep in the mixing process – especially when you’re the producer, engineer, and artist – things can get pretty messy. It can be very difficult to stay engaged as the process drags on, and it’s far too easy to get discouraged. That’s why you need to take a break. The Most Valuable […]The post The Most Valuable Time Of The Mixing Process appeared first on ProToolerBlog.
    - 8 Nov 16, 6:14pm -
  • Five Killer Reverb Plugins
    In honor of the recent release of Slate Digital’s VerbSuite Classics reverb plugin, today’s column will focus on a few of my personal favorite reverbs. Slate Digital VerbSuite Classics The newest addition to my reverb collection is currently the one I’m most excited about. Slate’s VSC features eight classic digital reverbs that have been staples […]The post Five Killer Reverb Plugins appeared first on ProToolerBlog.
    - 3 Nov 16, 5:52pm -
  • Analog Modeling In A Digital Studio
    Producers Today Must Navigate the Divide Between Digital and Analog – Do You Know What Works For You? In today’s modern studio, there is a divide between Analog and Digital. However, that divide is getting blurrier with every new product that reaches the market. Determining your workflow is an important step in setting yourself up […]The post Analog Modeling In A Digital Studio appeared first on ProToolerBlog.
    - 1 Nov 16, 5:08pm -
  • Amphion Speakers – The Perfect Monitors?
    Working for a pro audio retailer, I get to demo lots of different speakers; most of them sound fine, but I rarely hear something that stands out from the pack. That changed this week when I had the opportunity to listen to several pairs of monitors from Amphion, a loudspeaker company based in Finland. The […]The post Amphion Speakers – The Perfect Monitors? appeared first on ProToolerBlog.
    - 28 Oct 16, 1:08am -
  • Less Is More – Mixing In A Limitless Studio
    In today’s world of unlimited plug-ins, losing focus in a mix is easier than ever. If you’re like most of us, you’ve probably uttered this phrase to yourself once or twice: “If I only had that vintage compressor plug-in, my mix would sound so much better.” It’s easy to trick yourself into thinking that your […]The post Less Is More – Mixing In A Limitless Studio appeared first on ProToolerBlog.
    - 25 Oct 16, 6:18pm -
  • Essential Microphones for Your Home Studio
    If you have a home studio, odds are that you’re often looking for ways to improve your sound. Today we’re going to take a look at five microphones that every home studio owner should consider adding to their arsenal. Keep in mind – mic preference is subject to individual tastes, and some mics are better […]The post Essential Microphones for Your Home Studio appeared first on ProToolerBlog.
    - 21 Oct 16, 12:58am -
  • 3 Production Techniques to Consider for Pop Vocals
    From Polished to Raw, Pop Vocals Today Take On a Wide Range of Character One of my favorite aspects of popular music today is the wide range of production styles and techniques. This is most true for the vocals. When you listen to any given top 40 track, you’re likely to hear everything from raw, […]The post 3 Production Techniques to Consider for Pop Vocals appeared first on ProToolerBlog.
    - 18 Oct 16, 5:33pm -
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