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How to Keep Pro Tools 12 from Running Out of CPU Power

Digital audio workstations (DAWs) require a lot of processing power and memory. When the program begins to reach the limits of your CPU power or RAM, there is a risk that the program may crash. If you want to avoid losing your hard work when using Pro Tools,

How to Fix AAE Error 6117 When Using Pro Tools 12

Pro Tools is one of the most used DAWs despite a few limitations and known errors. One of the most commonly reported errors is AAE Error 6117, which is an issue with the audio driver. If you are getting frustrated trying to figure out how to solve this

Top Three Feedback Eliminators for Use with Pro Tools 12

Feedback can ruin your sound whether you are performing live or recording in a studio. Increasing the signal or using a higher frequency can increase the risk of feedback, which typically occurs when the microphone picks up its own signal from the speaker and creates a feedback

44.1kHz vs 48kHz Audio – Which Is Better?

When working on your audio project, Pro Tools and other DAWs allow you to select a sample rate. With Pro Tools 12, you can choose from 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, and 96 kHz. 44.1 kHz and 48 kHz are the two most-used options but which

How Much Does ProTools 12 Cost?

How Much Does Pro Tools Cost? Users often wonder how they can buy Pro Tools and how much the different models and versions cost. In this comprehensive guide, we explain the pricing and feature differences between various Pro Tools options. Pro Tools First Offers Local Storage Let’s

Best Computer for Pro Tools in 2019

Over the last 5 years, computers have gotten smaller and more powerful.  A new laptop today is usually more powerful and more capable than a similarly priced desktop from just a few years ago.However, if you aren't planning to move your studio setup around a lot, then

Working with OMF and AAF files in Pro Tools

Transferring non-linear audio and video when working with sound for picture is accomplished by the use of OMF or AAF files. So what are they, how are they created and how do you work with them in Pro Tools? An OMF (Open Media Framework Interchange), which is

Taking Control of Pro Tools with a DAW Controller

I wonder what producer out there doesn’t imagine himself/ herself in front a large format mixing console when they think about what they do. However, most project studios nowadays do not employ a console in their setup for two obvious reasons: cost and size. However, most of

5 Best Virtual Drum Plugins for Pro Tools in 2018

What do all successful records have in common? Great production? Not all of them. Good lyrics? Some of them. A great beat? Yes, that’s the one – a ¬†great beat. Before the dawn of electronic instruments if you wanted a great beat on your record you first