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Best Laptop for Pro Tools in 2020 [Updated]

Figuring out what laptop to buy to run Pro Tools can be tough.  You want a laptop powerful enough to run Pro Tools without stuttering but you also don't want to break the bank. Balancing the power requirements with the cost can be tricky but there's a nice

Top 5 Mastering Plug-ins for Pro Tools

In the past few years, the music production world has become more and more software-driven. This has left to-be-self-made music producers and recording artists with an overwhelming amount of options when it comes to choosing the best plug-ins that promise to make ‘self-mastering’ easier than ever before! Music standards

Best Computer for Pro Tools in 2019

Note: This guide has been updated for 2020! If you're looking for a computer to run Pro Tools, we've got you covered. This huge guide will take you through every component of a computer and what the requirements are to run Pro Tools. OR If you want to just see my

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

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