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
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
Avid today announced the availability of the long-awaited Avid Pro Tools 11. The update is a major upgrade of its digital audio workstation, with new, “high-powered” audio and video engines, 64-bit architecture, expanded metering, and direct HD video workflows. Here’s what’s new:
Audio software company Neyrinck has announced that they will deliver two compatible 64-bit AAX (Avid Audio eXtension) DSP and AAX Native plug-ins in time for the Avid Pro Tools 11 release, including SoundCode LtRt Tools and monitoring plug-in V-Mon. SoundCode LtRt Tools is a suite of Pro Tools plug-ins designed for post-production studios TV mixers,… Read More Neyrinck V-Mon Plug-in To Work With Pro Tools 11
Music software company XILS-lab has announced the availability Oxium 1.5, an Avid Pro Tools 11 AAX format-ready major update to its popular performance soft synth plug-in. The Oxium 1.5 update includes a GUI makeover, with ergonomic enhancements like a redesigned Double Filter Block (that is easier to locate and identify), relocated KEYB/FX/INFO toggle buttons (to… Read More XILS-lab Launches Oxium 1.5
Musikmesse 2013 – the ‘international fair for musical instruments, sheet music, music production and music business connections’ – is happening this week, April 10-13, in Frankfurt. There have already been a lot of announcements for electronic music gear being introduced at Musikmesse, including: A new version of Doepfer’s MAQ sequencer; The Nord Lead 4; A desktop… Read More Musikmesse 2013 Is Coming April 10th – What Gear Do You Want To See Introduced?
This week, audio recording equipment manufacturer Apogee Electronics unveiled a new desktop audio interface and control center for the Mac, called Quartet. The first USB MIDI interface from Apogee, the Quartet features a signature single controller knob, four inputs, eight outputs, MIDI, and top panel display and control. Quartet connects to any Mac via USB… Read More Apogee Intros Quartet for Mac
What’s the best DAW in the world? We asked and readers weighed in, with 10,152 votes and more than 190 comments. Readers made clear that they are passionate about their digital audio workstation, debating the merits of polls like this as passionately as they defended their DAW of choice. There is no ‘perfect DAW’ –… Read More The 10 Best DAWs In The World (2012 Synthtopia DAW Reader Poll)