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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.
Avid MediaCentral | Cloud UX — Adobe Premiere Pro for News Workflows

- 3 days ago, 25 Sep 20, 1:00pm -
LIVE WEBINAR — Break the Content Silo with Avid and Adobe

- 3 days ago, 25 Sep 20, 6:59am -
Students to Industry: Sound Advice with Glenn Humphries

- 4 days ago, 24 Sep 20, 6:31am -
Join the Avid Live Sound Webinar: Demystifying Immersive Audio

- 4 days ago, 24 Sep 20, 5:42am -
Avid Online Learning — Pro Tools: 5 Amazing MIDI Tricks

- 5 days ago, 23 Sep 20, 3:36am -
Using the Arturia V Collection 7 and FX Collection Plugins in Pro Tools

- 6 days ago, 22 Sep 20, 3:05pm -
Live Webinar: Student Demo Day: Intro to Media Composer with Avid

- 6 days ago, 22 Sep 20, 2:10pm -
Title: How To Uninstall Media Composer on a macOS

- 9 days ago, 19 Sep 20, 3:58am -
Avid Online Learning — Media Composer: Save time with Views and Spotting

- 10 days ago, 18 Sep 20, 3:23am -
Sibelius Offline Activation using Avid Link

- 10 days ago, 17 Sep 20, 7:28pm -
Avid Online Learning — Maestro | Designer : PSD Import & After Effects Plugin

- 11 days ago, 17 Sep 20, 3:48am -
How To Import Dailies in Media Composer

- 12 days ago, 16 Sep 20, 4:12pm -

Pro Tools Expert

  • Avid Pro Tools First 2020.9 Released With macOS Catalina And Ableton Link Support
    Avid doesn’t always update Pro Tools First when they release a Pro Tools update. However, after the dust has settled following the release on Pro Tools 2020.9 for Vanilla and Ultimate users, it transpires that Avid has also released Pro Tools First 2020.9 which adds macOS Catalina and Ableton Link support to the free version of Avid’s DAW software.
    - 14 days ago, 14 Sep 20, 12:00pm -
  • Using Scroll Wheel In Pro Tools - Pro Tools Expert Premium Tutorial
    In this premium video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers takes a thorough tour of all the ways the scroll wheel can be used in Pro Tools. Scrolling and zooming, MIDI, clip gain and more. With some bonus, related keyboard shortcuts for good measure!
    - 18 days ago, 10 Sep 20, 11:00am -
  • Avid Pro Tools 2020.9.1 Released To Fix The Voice Count Issue In Pro Tools Vanilla
    As we reported in our article Pro Tools Users - Read This Before Updating To Pro Tools 2020.9 - UPDATED: Voice Count NOT An Intentional Change Pro Tools Vanilla 2020.9 unintentionally was released with a reduced voice count. Avid have now released Pro Tools 2020.9.1 to resolve this.
    - 19 days ago, 9 Sep 20, 4:00pm -
  • AAF And OMFs - Post Audio Expert Panel On The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
    In audio post-production, we often get AAFs or OMFs from the video editor which provide us with the edited audio from the picture edit. In this article, a panel of experts shares their experiences of using AAFs and OMFs in their professional workflows.
    - 19 days ago, 9 Sep 20, 6:30am -
  • Ambiences, Sound Effects, Foley And Music - Building Your First Film Pro Tools Mix Template Session Part 3
    In the last of Roger Guerin’s series on building your first post-production template for the aspiring mix-to-pix mixer coming from the music mixing background, he covers how to set up Ambiences, SFX and Music in your template.
    - 23 days ago, 5 Sep 20, 11:00am -
  • Pro Tools Users - Read This Before Updating To Pro Tools 2020.9 - UPDATED: Pro Tools 2020.9.1 Released
    There is a thread on the Avid Audio Forum that with the release of Pro Tools 2020.9 the voice count has been halved, so now you can only play 64 stereo tracks instead of 128 in Pro Tools 2020.5.UPDATE 2: Avid has now released Pro Tools 2020.9.1 to resolve this. The updated version is being added into users’ Avid Master Accounts but it may take a little while until it is posted in everyone’s account.
    - 24 days ago, 4 Sep 20, 3:51pm -
  • Pro Tools 2020.9 For Windows - How To Install The Avid Video Engine Correctly
    If you are a regular user of Windows Pro Tools and use video, odds are that when you’ve installed any of the 2020 releases, the first time you’ve fired up Pro Tools, you’ve seen this message. In this article, Alan Sallabank gives you the best workflow to ensure a smooth and complete install with your new Windows Pro Tools 2020.9 installer.
    - 24 days ago, 3 Sep 20, 6:40pm -
  • Avid Pro Tools 2020.9 Released - New Features And Bug Fixes
    Avid has released Pro Tools 2020.9 with 5 new features and another raft of bug fixes. In this article, we reveal the new features and list all the bug fixes.
    - 25 days ago, 3 Sep 20, 2:42pm -
  • Sounds In Sync EdiLoad 4 Released - We Have All The Details
    EdiLoad v4 from Sounds In Sync has been released with a fleet of new features designed to save you time. The other good news is that EdiLoad v4 is 64-bit and compatible with macOS Catalina. In this article we have all the details on the new release, a demo video and a special 20% discount off EdiLoad v4.
    - 30 days ago, 29 Aug 20, 3:00pm -
  • Deliverables, Dipped Or Undipped And Routing - Building Your First Film Pro Tools Mix Template Session Part 2
    This series of articles is written for the aspiring mix-to-pix mixer coming from the music mixing background (P.A. or CD). Tips and tricks will be given to help you get a hold with the ins-and-outs of audio post-production workflows. The tools are roughly the same, but their use has a slightly different interpretation than in the “music world”. In this second installment, we continue taking one of your most elaborate music mixing sessions and turning it into a film mixing session, looking at what files you will need to deliver, dipped or undipped stems, LtRt or LoRo and a detailed look at the dialogue section of the template.
    - 30 days ago, 29 Aug 20, 11:00am -

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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