Focusrite Launches 2nd-Gen Scarlett USB Audio Interfaces

This morning Focusrite announced the second generation of their popular Scarlett USB audio interfaces. While the input / output count of each of the interfaces remains the same, this new generation of Scarlett USB audio interfaces boasts many improvements. Delivering Focusrite’s fastest USB performance yet, the new interfaces’ roundtrip latency measurements are as low as… Read More Focusrite Launches 2nd-Gen Scarlett USB Audio Interfaces

Avid Pro Tools Updated With Track Freeze, Commit, and Bounce

This week, Avid announced an update to their Pro Tools digital audio software. The update is available to Pro Tools 12 customers with Avid All Access plans. The Pro Tools 12.4 update focuses on the Track Freeze feature “to manage, simplify and speed up processor-intensive sessions, and better facilitate collaborative workflows.” The company explains that… Read More Avid Pro Tools Updated With Track Freeze, Commit, and Bounce

Apogee and Avid Debut Hybrid ProTools Duet and Quartet Interfaces

Audio interface-maker Apogee and audio/video software maker Avid recently announced two new Avid Artist Suite products for music recording and stereo audio post production, Pro Tools Duet and Pro Tools Quartet. As the names indicate, these solutions feature Avid-branded versions of Apogee’s Duet and Quartet audio interfaces, each paired with Avid Pro Tools 11 software… Read More Apogee and Avid Debut Hybrid ProTools Duet and Quartet Interfaces

Pro Tools 11 Kills RTAS Support, But Arturia’s Got Your AAX Covered

Arturia has announced the availability of their AAX Updater, which supports Avid’s advanced AAX plug-in format favored by Pro Tools 11. In Pro Tools 10, Arturia instrument users could  run RTAS versions of their plug-ins. With Pro Tools 11, Avid has dropped RTAS support in favor of AAX. Users now have to update their plug-ins… Read More Pro Tools 11 Kills RTAS Support, But Arturia’s Got Your AAX Covered