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Managing “scenes”…specifically, Pro Tools workflow

I'm currently working on a throwback radio drama (no image involved). It's not long, however, production value is going to be very high. There is a fairly significant amount of foley/sound design ...
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ADR beat countdown in Pro Tools LE 8

Doing some adr but still working my way around pro tools. I've worked out how to do a 'pre roll' but I would like to add a 3 - 2 - 1 metronome just before the actor's cue to say their line to the ...
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Imported dialog track distorting

I just imported the dialog audio from the QT video of this clip and for some reason the clip gets really distorted, but sounds fine on the actual QT video. I imported other SFX files into the session ...
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problem with 003 factory

hi all am i have Macpro One 2.8GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon "Nehalem" processor/3GB (three 1GB)memory System lion and 003 Factory Complete The Ultimate Tactile Pro Tools LE the Complete Production Toolkit ...
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Problem with bouncing out to QT

The clip I'm trying to bounce out is 25 FPS and I have both timecodes and feet+frames rate at 25 FPS, but every single time I bounce to disk in PT 10 the audio drifts about one or two seconds behind ...
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Space Designer presets in Pro Tools

Hi all, I've just got a quick question. I've been working on a project in Pro Tools that requires a constant battlefield soundscape a couple of miles off in the distance. I've spent countless days ...
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Using Pro Tools MIDI and tempo tools for sound design

Who is using the various Tempo and MIDI functions in Pro Tools for sound design creation, and how?
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GRM tools equivalent AU plugin set?

Can anyone recommend me a AU equivalent for Pro Tools GRM tools plugin pack? I´ve swiched from pro tools to logic and would like to have similar FX plugins in my productions.
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Lion and PT9 Compatibility

Hey all! Is anyone running PT9, beta or non-beta, on Lion OSX? Any issues if so? Thanks, C3
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Rewiring protools and ableton live to cut sound for picture

Hi I want to create Tron like sound effects for video in protools by manipulating the sound layers. I want to send the later of sounds to Another sampler like plugin and manipulate it. I tried with ...
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Switching plug in automation lanes shortcut in Pro Tools

I'm currently working on a dialogue reel and using the Trim plugin gain automation to level out the dialogue a bit (no PT10 yet! Still on v9). I kinda like the way you can toggle from the Waveform ...
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48k project to 44k project

We imported some music into a 48khz pro tools project to record some vocals, the music file was at 44khz and we didn't SRC convert it to 48khz, therefore the music was slower than the original. The ...
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MPTK 2 does not detect PT 10

I recently installed pt 10 on my macpro 2 x 2,4GHZ quadcore Intel Xenon westmere 24gb ram but MPTK 2 does not detect PT 10 as a valid PT install. I tried to install MPTK 2 from the installer disk ...
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Is pro tools worth it?

I am about to finish uni and was questioning wether I should take advantage of the student discount and buy pro tools? I have used Logic for a long time and find it excellent, but think as everyone ...
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Sound Devices MixPre-D vs USBPre-2

Although my question is similar to another about an interface for Pro Tools/Preamp for field recording with a portable recorder (H4n aswell). I'm not as experienced as others on this site so I was ...
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PT10 & Soundminer V4.3 Pro

Hi guys, Has anyone tried running sm v4.3 pro with PT 10? Any issues? Many thanks Rada
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Quad core vs. 8 core and Protools HD

Hi all So a week ago my old dual 1.8 g5 mac died. I briefly panicked and didnt know what to do. Called a dealer and was told that HDX was coming at AES. Now Im on the search for a new mac that in ...
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How do I keep a recording session tidy and organised

Pro Tools is my DAW of choice. I often work with large sessions, usually over 50 channels, plus auxiliary returns and masters. I try to be as efficient as possible, but try as I might, I usually end ...
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Pro Tools 10 - First Impressions?

Anybody up and running with it yet? How's the new channel strip? Has anyone tested the new caching and tried running a session over a network yet? I'm probably going to wait a bit because I just can'...
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Questions you want answered at AES?

OK. So, I did something like this last year, and might as well offer it up again for those of you who can't make it to AES. Anyone have any questions for any of the vendors in the exhibit? If you see ...
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My Oxygen25 midi keyboard wont work with Pro Tools 9, help..?

So, I have Pro Tools 9 and a 3rd Gen Oxygen25 midi keyboard (usb). Both are made by Avid, yet I can't get them to work together.. The keyboard even works with Logic Pro 9, just not Pro Tools 9... I'm ...
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How do you use the Caps-lock keyboard in Pro Tools?

I can't seem to get the Caps-lock keyboard in Pro Tools to work.. I even have had trouble with my midi keyboard; so maybe I'm just having all around trouble with midi input. Anyway, both the Caps-lock ...
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Reconforming workflow

Hello hello, I know there are a few related threads about re-conforming to new picture cuts on the board but they've only really been nibbled at, and I'm keen to hear about people's re-conforming ...
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Is there a way to use Virtual Instruments from ProTools in Logic?

I have both ProTools and Logic. But currently I've had more practice with using Logic, but I like some of the Virtual Instruments ProTools offers. I'm guessing it's possible to use those instruments ...
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Pro tools 9 HD or PT9 on MBP

i tried to search, but not much luck. hey, i have noticed some people on the internet suggest buying a PTHD9 license on ebay rather than buying PT9 (as for the price you get the feature set of PT9 + ...
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PT Question: Is there a key-command for switching Automation Modes?

Hi All, Quick question, is there a short cut/key command for changing the Automation Mode in PT9? I was hoping to find it in the reference guide etc. but i can't find it. Hopefully this hasn't been ...
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Pro Tools Keyboard Shortcuts Macro'd to a Gaming Keyboard

I use a Razer Arctosa which I was thinking of selling, but later changed my mind after thinking of using the macro capabilities for PT. I'm fairly new to PT and not very familiar with a lot of the ...
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Exporting OMFs in PT

Is it possible to keep my fades and possibly volume automation when exporting an embedded OMF from Pro Tools? I would hate for the mixer to have to do all my fades over again when he imports it into ...
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How do I record sounds in Pro Tools LE 8 from Komplete 7 (specifically Absynth 5)?

I have Pro Tools LE 8 and I just picked up Komplete 7. After much effort I finally figured out how to add a plugin to a track. Right now I'm testing with Absynth. Note: I have no midi controller. ...
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Why does my Oxygen25 work with Logic, but not Pro Tools?

Possible Duplicate: My Oxygen25 midi keyboard wont work with Pro Tools 9, help..? So, I have an Oxygen25 midi keyboard. When I use it with Logic, things work fine; but when I try to use it with ...
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iPad controller app for Pro Tools

So I just got an iPad2 and was thinking of hooking up it with PT9 on my Mac Book Pro. Faders and knobs would be really useful for mixing many other wonderful things, as well as automation mode ...
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importing pro tools session data into digital performer

The mixer I'm working is using Digital Performer. Is it even possible to import Pro Tools session data into Digital Performer? Or will I have to bounce each track down as a .wav file one by one? ...
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Pro Tools save copy still copies cleared regions

Ok so this drives me mad.... everytime I finish a project, I clear all the unused regions from my session and then select save copy in to transfer for mixing. But heres the issue, Pro Tools STILL ...
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Protools 9 sync bug?

Hi folks I've had the same problem with PT9 as some of you had, when sending the mix back to the editor, everything was grossly out of sync, so i had to go back to PT8. Does anybody know if there ...
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Help with Pro Tools recording issues

First off, I've looked through the Pro Tools help and such, and couldn't find an answer. I'm trying to record my guitar in Pro Tools 9, through an MBox mini. When I try to assign it to an audio ...
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Pre-Film School Preparation

Hey guys, I'm going to be leaving for film school later this year and before I leave I was thinking of what would be the most essential things I would NEED to work on my school projects and other ...
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Why do some companies still sell SFX with 44.1 kHz sample-rates ?

Hi, I was wondering lately about differences in samplerates of wellknown sound libraries. Why does Sound Ideas, or other sound sellers, still deliver their libraries at 44.1 kHz instead of 48 kHz, ...
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Vegas file exchange with Pro Tools

I have an audio post gig for an indy film that I just picked up and the editor is using Vegas. I've been looking around and I can't seem to find detailed or clear information about Vegas' export/...
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AVID Certification

Has anyone here gotten AVID certified at some level for Pro Tools? Have you found it helpful in finding work? Was it worth the time and money? I have been using Pro tools for well over 13 years and ...
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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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Pro Tools 9 on a 13" Macbook Pro?

Since I'm brand new to the audio post game and PT is the industry standard, I've decided to purchase MacBook Pro + PT9 in the near future. I have about $1800 to work with, so a loaded 13" MBP seems ...
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Is there any Avid AudioVision (DAW) video online?

After reading this thread at the DUC (and chatting with editors in this business longer than me), I'm really curious to see Avid AudioVision and how it worked. My first encounter with a Digidesign/...
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Bringing High Sample Rate recordings into 48k Project

I've been recording some sounds while up here in New York on vacation. I recorded them at 192k with the intention of dropping them into a 48k project. I just tried to do it with a recording I did ...
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Pro Tools Problems?

Greetings everyone, I'm making a Pro Tools "Community Wiki" on here since we seem to get a lot of Pro Tools related tech questions. It seems a bit unnecessary to clog this place up with tech issues ...
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protools workspace window freez and crashes .

Hi I'm using pt 9.0.2 LE on a win 7 system. works just great! just recently when ever i open the workspace for searching sounds on my drives, it freez and make me restart the whole system. any ideas?...
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Can I use Pro-Tools 9 on my PC and Mac

I am thinking moving to Pro Tools 9 soon, but I am unsure if I can register Pro tools 9 on both my PC and Mac, cause sometimes I need to work on both systems and its going to get messy.
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Protools DAE 9126 error.

A friend of mine just had a situation whereby she saved her Protools project last night and when she came to opening the project this morning she was unable to due to a Protools DAE9126 error. Can ...
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pro tools file structure

Hi guys, We save our work onto a Raid drive and create the session on them too, although it seems that protools is also creating audio + fade file folders onto the main Hard Drive. Any ideas on how ...
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Help! Pro Tools LE 8 in Sound Post-Production

I make a post here because don't know anything about Pro Tools, I'm a Nuendo user, and want to take the next step to Pro Tools, but I don't know this is right or wrong... is Pro Tools LE 8 for post ...
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Favourite PT quick-key?

I know that everyone here's gonna have an opinion on this one. Are you a CMD+S kinda guy? Maybe you're a gal who likes to party with Option+Shift+3. Keep it sneaky with CMD+Shift+U? For my two ...