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A simple, quick Audio Unit host?

While I generally work in Pro Tools for sound design projects, occasionally I wish to process a sound using a plug-in which is only available as an Audio Unit. Inevitably I have to fire up Logic or ...
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SFX Editing & Layering - Audiosuite or Inserts?

Hi everyone, When you're cutting and layering multiple sounds in order to achieve a desired effect, how would you normally apply any plugin processing that's required? At the moment, I'm working on ...
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Your favourite strings plug-in?

Hi all, I was wondering what plug-ins would you consider interesting or industry standard to play as MIDI when scoring films with strings. I might use them at some point but my budget is pretty tight!...
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HD Wipe - PT Plugins?

If I backup/wipe my hard drive, re-install pro tools, then replace the empty PT *edit*PLUGINS folder with the old one - does that work? Or will I have to install all my plugins again?
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What five plugins are the most essential for your sound editing?

This is obviously hypothetical, but if you were doing all the sound editing for a short film and were only allowed five plugins, which five would you choose? This isn't about mixing or music - you ...
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Kill your plugins

I just came across this article by James Hogg, and it's incredibly intriguing despite being written for musicians. I know, for me, I have way too many plugins, especially considering I tend to rely ...
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Ambiophonic plugins

Does anybody know of any ambiophonic plugins for PT9? I'm thinking about toying around with some stuff while I'm in school and have the resources. Advice? Thanks! Kris
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Difference between Waves MaxxBass and Waves LoAir?

I could read the manuals but I'm feeling lazy today. Who has used both and can shed light on the strengths and weaknesses of each?
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UAD2 Plug-ins - Have you used them?

Have any of you used these plug-ins? How do they sound? I'm demoing them now but I would like to see what you guys think of them if you've used them.
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Waves Native Power Pack

Right now Sweetwater is selling this package for $180. I don't have any Waves plug-ins and am still using the EQ and D-Verb that came with Pro Tools. Would this be a wise investment?
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Building a surround sound room

If you could build your ideal surround sound mixing room what pieces of gear would you include? How about sound effects libraries? Surround plug ins? Speakers? Monitor controller? Anything and ...
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What's your preferred de-esser plugin?

I used the waves one and now i'm trying the Eiosis E2deesser: I found its approach really interesting and natural sounding. I use a combination of that plugin and multiband compression. I have read ...
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How would you create a sound for a planet turning in its own orbit?

I want to create a sound for a scene, in which the camera closely travels along a big planet and the planet is spinning in its own orbit slowly. What would you suggest for this situation? Any ...
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Waves silver plug-in bundel for sound design?

Im going with the waves silver bundel on saturday because it is only $418 right now at sweetwater.com here is the bundel http://www.waves.com/content.aspx?id=8675 Any reasons why not to get it? I ...
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Envelope-following bandpass filter?

Anyone use one as a plug-in that they like the sound of? I'm specifically working on something where this would save exactly one metric butt-ton of automation...
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Retaining High Frequencies when Varispeeding

Aside from recording at 192kHz with the highest quality mics and recorders, how do you reinvigorate your slowed down/varispeeded sounds after they've lost most (or all) of their airy top end? (...
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Adverse effects on soundfields from plug-in processing

I've heard tales of plug-ins and effects processes doing bad things to the spatial perception of a soundfield. Of course, most of those tales come out of the music industry, where a mastering engineer ...
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Pro Tools Plug-ins

Do Pro Tools 8 HD plug-ins work on Pro Tools 8 LE? What Plug-ins will work on Pro Tools 8 LE that you don't get with your Pro Tools LE package that are freeware and acceptable with Mac OSX?
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Favorite Doppler plug-in or software?

Recently I had to create some doppler effects of certain sounds and I'm working on Pro Tools 7.4. I saw at NAB that Pro Tools 8 has a Doppler plug-in, but due to hardware considerations (expansion ...