Pro Tools Expert Podcast 160

03-31-2015 10:46 AM

Russ Hughes, Mike Thornton, James Ivey and Julian Rodgers bring you a bumper show catching up with talking points, tips, tricks and questions answered.
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Talking Points Kindly Sponsored By Universal Audio

Community Feedback Kindly Sponsored by RSPE Audio Solutions

  • Philip F would like to see a video interview with Avid asking them why they aren’t doing their best to make the software we need.
  • Tony Molica wanted to share his experiences to hopefully help the problem we covered in Podcast 159.
  • Tiago Dutra would like to see a tutorial video on how to access the support services included in the Pro Tools 11 & 12 upgrade plans.
  • Mike Greenberg would like to see a poll asking users that have bought into the Pro Tools 11 upgrade plans if they have received their Pro Tools 12 upgrades yet.
  • David Marsden was concerned with his Avid web store experience and also that Pro Tools 11 being no longer available in Avid accounts following the Pro Tools 12 release.

Questions - Kindly Sponsored by Alchemea

  • Chad Wiebe is having problems with using the RME Fireface 800 interface with Pro Tools on Windows. There is a thread in the DUC that may well help.
  • Chris Tindall asks how to find a Pro Tools 8.0.5 LE installer for use on Windows 7. There are installers on the Avid site on the Downloads page.
  • Lucian Cazacu Pro Tools 12 isn’t in his Avid account yet, what can he do?
  • Deloit Latsay would like our advice on tricks and tips on transcribing and deconstructing tracks using Pro Tools.
  • Kevin Darbyshire-Bryant would like to know what the new PFL/AFL features Pro Tools 12. Does it get around the hardware limitations for PFL/AFL that require HD hardware?
  • Glenn Skinner asks if there is an easier way to download and authorise single Waves plug-ins.
  • Shannon Bliss-Kelly would like our advice on hard drives for use with Pro Tools with a Thunderbolt interface. Take a look at G-Technology

Find Of The Week

  • Russ - Prism rig
  • Mike - AIR Control app for Dynaudio AIR Speakers. Makes controlling them so much easier than pressing buttons on the front of the master speaker.
  • James - Sonos. Use it to test your mixes…… Its an amazing consumer type system.
  • Julian - Abbey Road offering Training

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