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Avid Online Learning — Media Composer: Ask Marianne

- 14 hours ago, 4 Dec 20, 8:57pm -
VENUE 7 Webinar — 2-Track USB Recording and Playback

- 2 days ago, 3 Dec 20, 8:59pm -
Avid Studio Webinar — Hyperconverged Infrastructures: Introduction and Overview

- 3 days ago, 2 Dec 20, 7:34pm -
VENUE 7 Webinar — Milan AVB Support and New MLN-192 Option Card

- 3 days ago, 2 Dec 20, 6:19pm -
Avid Audio Community Plugin Webinar — Accessibility in Audio

- 4 days ago, 1 Dec 20, 6:04pm -
Avid Online Learning — Music Creation Workflows With Pro Tools 2020

- 4 days ago, 1 Dec 20, 4:34pm -
Audio Community Plugin: Avid Audio Update

- 4 days ago, 1 Dec 20, 3:30pm -
I am Avid — Meet Musician Gina Luciani

- 4 days ago, 1 Dec 20, 8:00am -
Avid VENUE 7: Input Delay Alignment

- 10 days ago, 25 Nov 20, 7:48pm -
LIVE WEBINAR | Students to Industry: Breaking Bad on “Breaking In” — Building a career in post

- 10 days ago, 25 Nov 20, 12:43am -
Avid Online Learning — Media Composer: Ask Marianne “How To”

- 11 days ago, 24 Nov 20, 4:40pm -
Avid VENUE 7 Webinar — Input Delay Alignment

- 15 days ago, 20 Nov 20, 6:13pm -

Pro Tools Expert

  • Free Plugin - PreFET From Accentize
    Get the Free plugin PreFET from Accentize, a Machine-Learning based transistor pre-amp emulation, designed using the same concept as Accentize’s PreTube.
    - 1 day ago, 4 Dec 20, 7:30am -
  • Tell Avid What You Want In Pro Tools - Avid Launches Fourth Annual Customer Vote
    Avid has announced the launch of the Fourth Annual Avid Customer Vote, sponsored by the Avid Customer Association (ACA). With this vote, you get the opportunity to rank Avid product improvements suggested by customers. In this article, we explore what features are offering in the Pro Tools for Music, Post and Control Surfaces categories.
    - 2 days ago, 3 Dec 20, 12:04pm -
  • Sonnet Echo III Desktop For Pro Tools - Check This Out!
    With the release of the Avid badged desktop and rack-mounted Thunderbolt 3 solutions, if you wanted to use one HDX card we now had an Avid approved solution, but what if you wanted more than one HDX card, what then? Yes there are solutions, but Sonnet has announced a new, Avid Approved, Echo III model that looks very similar to the Avid badged solutions. We have the details.
    - 6 days ago, 29 Nov 20, 12:00pm -
  • SoundFlow Media UpLoader - Remote Approval Mix Workflow Powered By ioGates
    SoundFlow, the workflow platform, which has deep integration with applications like Pro Tools, iZotope RX and Soundminer now has integration with ioGates’ secure file-sharing services with the SoundFlow Notes Package to provide mix approvals bounced and uploaded directly from Pro Tools, with integrated notes feedback from collaborators.
    - 8 days ago, 27 Nov 20, 5:00pm -
  • Melodyne 5 Essential & Pro Tools 2020.11 - Everything You Need To Know
    Pro Tools 2020.11 now comes with a copy of Melodyne 5 Essentials to drive the new Audio to MIDI feature. But what if you already own an older version of Melodyne. What happens then? In this article, we explain what happens and what your options are.
    - 10 days ago, 25 Nov 20, 9:00am -
  • Compression And EQ Dialogue In Post Production - Free Pro Tools Video Tutorial
    In this extended free Pro Tools video tutorial, Paul Maunder goes through his process of compressing and EQ'ing post-production dialogue using Pro Tools. The methods he shows in this tutorial are his own approach to this, so take what you find useful from it and adapt it to fit into your own workflow.
    - 12 days ago, 23 Nov 20, 7:30am -
  • Free Plugin - iZotope Vinyl - Their Lo-fi Gem Updated
    This week we are featuring iZotope Vinyl, which although it’s been around for 2 decades, to celebrate its 20th-anniversary, iZotope have given this popular lo-fi free plugin a facelift.
    - 15 days ago, 20 Nov 20, 7:30am -
  • Avid S4 And S6 Control Surfaces - New Features With Master Module Software 2020.11
    Avid has also updated Avid S4 And S6 Control Surfaces software to v2020.11 bringing new features, we have all the details in this extensive article. Alongside the new EuCon 2020.11 and Pro Tools 2020.11 releases, Avid has also updated their S4 and S6 Master Module Software to v2020.11 bringing new features including Master Post Display Modules for PEC/DIR Metering and Folder Spill.
    - 16 days ago, 19 Nov 20, 7:42pm -
  • Eucon 2020.11 Released With Desktop Avid Control App For S1 And S3 Control Surfaces
    Following the release of Pro Tools 2020.11, today Avid has released Eucon 2020.11, the latest version of their Eucon software which brings a desktop version of the Avid Control tablet and smartphone app. The headline feature of the new desktop Avid Control app is up to 32 channels of metering for the S3 control surface. In this article, we outline all the new features and bug fixes introduced in Eucon 2020.11 for the Avid S1, Avid S3, S4 and S6 control surfaces.
    - 16 days ago, 19 Nov 20, 7:40pm -
  • Audio To MIDI In Pro Tools 2020.11 - Free Tutorial
    Of the new features in Pro Tools 2020.11, the stand out feature for me has been Audio To MIDI. It is simple, works well and is genuinely useful. In this article, we show you how it works.
    - 18 days ago, 17 Nov 20, 7:30am -
  • Antares Auto-Tune Hybrid - DSP Tuning For Pro Tools Carbon And HDX
    During Avid’s Pro Tools Carbon launch event François Quereuil, Avid’s Director of Audio Product Management announced that Antares had produced Auto-Tune Hybrid, a DSP version of their popular tuning software, which took us by surprise. In this article, we share what we now know about Auto-Tune Hybrid from Antares.
    - 21 days ago, 14 Nov 20, 3:00am -
  • Friday Free Plug-in - Dr Drive From Audority
    This week we are featuring Dr Drive, a free Distortion Stomp from Audority. A simulation of a modern overdrive inspired by the Horizon Devices® Precision DriveTM. This overdrive fits a large variety of applications for either the classic and the modern guitar player, or on any other instrument which would benefit from some dirt!
    - 22 days ago, 13 Nov 20, 12:00pm -
  • Avid Pro Tools Product Announcements November 2020
    If you want to know everything that was announced for Avid Pro Tools users in November 2020 then read this article. It includes information on Pro Tools 2020.11 and Pro Tools | Carbon.
    - 23 days ago, 12 Nov 20, 6:05pm -
  • Pro Tools Carbon - How Does It Compare To The Competition
    We compare the cost of entry of the Avid Pro Tools Carbon audio interface with the Universal Audio Apollo x8p and the Apogee Ensemble, all similar priced audio interfaces with both native and DSP powered plugins.
    - 23 days ago, 12 Nov 20, 6:04pm -
  • Pro Tools Carbon - Everything You Need To Know
    Pro Tools Carbon is the new interface from Avid who have announced AND released it on the same day. Pro Tools Carbon is a new hardware product, which is potentially their most significant hardware product in years and ironically it's a return to what put Pro Tools into the majority of pro music studios in the first place. We have the details.
    - 23 days ago, 12 Nov 20, 6:03pm -
  • Avid Pro Tools 2020.11 - Complete List Of Bug Fixes
    With each release of Pro Tools Avid squashes another raft of bugs in Pro Tools. In this article, we list out all the bug fixes that come with the Pro Tools 2020.11 release.
    - 23 days ago, 12 Nov 20, 6:02pm -
  • Avid Pro Tools 2020.11 Released With Dark Theme, Audio To MIDI And More
    In addition to Pro Tools Carbon support in Pro Tools 2020.11, other new features include the introduction of Dark Theme, Audio To MIDI, Space Clips, a new Bounce Mix Window, Dolby Atmos ADM BWF Export in Pro Tools Ultimate and QuickTime Export and an increase of the number of Master Fader to 512. We have all the details…
    - 23 days ago, 12 Nov 20, 6:01pm -
  • Friday Free Plug-in - dearVR MICRO by Dear Reality
    This week we are featuring dearVR MICRO, a spatial audio plugin for any kind of mono or stereo track. Immersive audio productions need a 3D panner to freely position sounds anyywhere in a three dimensional space. With dearVR MICRO you enter the world of spatial audio quickly, efficiently, and with best possible quality by Dear Reality and Sennheiser AMBEO.
    - 29 days ago, 6 Nov 20, 7:30am -
  • Studio Data Security And Working Remotely In UK Studios
    Following on from Reid Caulfield’s article explaining the history and the background of the changes to the content and data security from the perspective of being a Hollywood based facility. In this article Thomas Dalton, Founder & Dubbing Mixer of Brown Bear Audio based in Brighton in the UK shares his UK perspective of content security and remote working.
    - 34 days ago, 1 Nov 20, 12:00pm -
  • Friday Free Plug-in - Molotok From Tokyo Dawn Labs
    This week we are featuring Molotok from Tokyo Dawn Labs. Molotok is a flexible compressor with markedly different compression modes provided via the alpha-beta-sigma weighting control (just try it) and with a delta control for fine tuning the attack and release times this free compressor is every bit as good as many paid for compressor plugins and uses more of the greek alphabet that the competition too!
    - 36 days ago, 30 Oct 20, 7:30am -

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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