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Pro Tools First VST Plugins

How To Use VST/AU Plugins in Pro Tools 12 & First (Videos)

There are a few different way to use VST and AU plugins in Pro Tools 12. It’s even possible to use VST/AU plugins in Pro Tools First, the free version of Pro Tools 12. One of the things that separates Pro Tools from other DAWs is the proprietary AAX format that it uses for plugins. […]

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Pro Tools First

Best Free DAW Software for Recording, Editing and Creating Music

It’s amazing how many free Digital Audio Workstations (DAW for short) are available these days for recording, creating, editing and mixing music from a simple home computer setup. When I first started getting into recording music from home, I thought it was pretty much required to spend a few hundred dollars (at least) on music […]

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Pro Tools Stomp Box Plugins

Pro Tools Stomp Box Plugins Now Available for $5 Each

Avid recently started selling over a dozen different stompbox plugins for Pro Tools, with everything from distortion to reverb, delay, flanger and wah plugins. Some of the pedals come free with certain Pro Tools plans, and Focusrite has the new Pro Tools First Creative Pack that comes with their Scarlett audio interfaces that includes several […]

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Pro Tools 12

Avid has No Plans to Allow Transfers of Pro Tools 12; Fast Track Audio Devices Discontinued

Avid used to allow customers to transfer ownership of a Pro Tools license to someone else, so you could essentially sell if you didn’t want to use it anymore. But ever since they released Pro Tools 12, Avid has not allowed license transfers. They blame this on the fact that the new support plans associated […]

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Pro Tools Control App

Free Pro Tools Control App For iPad (Video)

Avid is coming out with a new app that allows you to control Pro Tools using an iPad. The app is called Pro Tools Control. It’s a free app for iOS, and is expected to be released soon, probably in the next month or two. As the name suggests, the app lets you control and […]

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Pro Tools 12

How to Claim Your Free Pro Tools 12 Upgrade

Avid released Pro Tools 12 on March 23rd, and everyone who recently purchased or upgraded to Pro Tools 11 is entitled to get Pro Tools 12 for free, but I noticed that Avid does little to advertise this fact. I was expecting an amnesty email to show up or at least a public release, but […]

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Pro Tools 12

Pro Tools 12 Now Available, Here’s a Trick to Get it for $299

Avid officially announced the launch of Pro Tools 12 today, March 23rd. And there’s a little-known method that let’s you get it for just $299. Pro Tools continues to remain one of the top choices for audio recording, editing, and mixing music. And now the latest version is finally here and it brings with it […]

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XPand2

Xpand2: Pro Tools Instrument Plugin Tutorial (Videos)

Xpand2 is one of the six free plugins that comes with Pro Tools recording software in a downloadable Creative Collection plugins package from Air Music. Xpand2 is also available for purchase separately without Pro Tools. Xpand2 includes a whole host of virtual instruments and sounds, including things like guitars, pianos, basses and drums, along with […]

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