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Forum: Eleven Rack 01-20-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,946
Posted By profdraper
Re: Eleven Rack Compatibility with MacOS Catalina

Thanks for all of this info, was about try try to install on a new Mac Pro 7,1 but of course, all new macs only ship and will run with the latest OS. (am surprised we haven't heard from the 16" MBP...
Forum: macOS 06-03-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 17,859
Posted By profdraper
Re: Apple Keynote going

2x half height M.2 slots, see tech specs (https://www.apple.com/mac-pro/specs/). Hard to say if that might be propriety or can take say, Samsung HH M.2s...
Forum: Windows 05-13-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,794
Posted By profdraper
Re: Need to transfer from Mac drive to PC

As per others: Paragon HFS+ works fine on MacOS to read & write files; MacDrive works fine on Windows to read and write files. My fave for when I (permanently) migrated a half doz drives from Mac to...
Forum: Windows 05-12-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,233
Posted By profdraper
Re: Pro Tools 2019 on Windows

Video playback is still hopeless on Windows and has been for quite some time. Sluggish playback on internal video window or BM decklink; always many Video engine has stopped errors, etc. Worked...
Forum: Pro Tools 2019 05-12-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,512
Posted By profdraper
Re: PT 2019 same video problems

Yes, still hopeless on Windows and has been for quite some time. Sluggish playback on internal video window or BM decklink; always many Video engine has stopped errors, etc. Worked perfectly in PT...
Forum: Pro Tools 2019 05-09-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By profdraper
The Avid Video Engine was unable to stop

The error is STILL there; hopeless for film (yes, yes, the right codecs and hardware etc, mxf). Unbelievably, also STILL asks for a Quicktime install. Nor do the windows float & still look like win7...
Forum: Eleven Rack 07-29-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,613
Posted By profdraper
11R drivers no longer work Win10 1803

This 11R 1s running the latest 2 firmware but the Editor cannot connect to the 11R because the drivers do not work.

The Eleven Rack Drivers for Windows are very old and haven't been updated since...
Forum: Pro Tools 2018 07-26-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 39,920
Posted By profdraper
Re: ProTools 2018.4 Ultimate and MacOs Mojave

All this angst (still) about MacOs vs. Win10. Both can work fine in my experience, but of course one does need to take responsibility for learning about both. On the hardware side, well that's a...
Forum: Pro Tools 2018 04-06-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 33,985
Posted By profdraper
Re: 2018.3 Running Very Well Here.

In my experience, there is *nothing* like CCC for Win10, unfortunately. If you are familiar with CCC then I suggest you have a scan of the relevant Win10 manuals for backup software before purchase...
Forum: Windows 12-20-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,300
Posted By profdraper
Installation errors

From another thread over on 'Pro Tools 12 Discussion':

Similar here, pig of a thing. Clean install of 12.8.2 HD etc.
In this case, is having immense problems in launching the video engine...
Forum: Pro Tools 12 12-19-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,394
Posted By profdraper
Re: PT 12.8.3 won't launch. Hung up on DigiRewire

Similar here, pig of a thing. Clean install etc.
In this case, is having immense problems in launching the video engine (something which I need). Hanging every time.


A half a day later...
Forum: Pro Tools 12 11-30-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,969
Posted By profdraper
Re: What Apple and surely Apple?

FWIW, I went in the opposite direction for my primary studio computer - from Mac OS to Windows 10 [having used and still using Macs for many years: laptops, desktops, designing studios, labs etc)....
Forum: Windows 11-30-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,429
Posted By profdraper
Re: PostProduction help please...

You don't necessarily 'have to' use a video peripheral, video will place in a track and output in a window just fine (usually, depending on codec & size etc). Personally, I use a BM DeckLink Mini...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 10-02-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,517
Posted By profdraper
Re: Missing the free "Pro Sound Effects" from my.avid.com

Would appear that you have to hunt for it, though all of the Avid 'My Product' entries. In my case:

Under 'Pro Tools | Annual Upgrade and Support Plan', there is an entry and download link for...
Forum: Pro Tools 12 09-05-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,708
Posted By profdraper
Re: 12.8.1 breaks Blackmagic

Yep, now working here as well -

All seems related to how much time & re-runs it takes for a clean PT install to correctly recognise all plugs etc. About three boots or so. e.g.: the first time...
Forum: Pro Tools 12 08-26-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,708
Posted By profdraper
12.8.1 breaks Blackmagic

Seems to have broken Blackmagic preview monitor playback (BM Desktop Video 10.9.5). Now the video engine using the BM card keeps complaining about the video 'still rolling' & won't stop, start, or...
Forum: Windows 08-02-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,009
Posted By profdraper
Re: This may be a Win-10 Issue

Your could check for the latest Win drivers for the PC's firewire card via Windows Device Manager. i.e., not the Yamaha end of things, but the PC hardware side? Perhaps also check with the Yamaha...
Forum: Windows 07-17-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,358
Posted By profdraper
Re: Video with PT 12.8 HD

Confirmed that video with PTHD12.8 works as expected here ...

Mind you, there are a plethora of other inconsistencies /bugs with PTHD & windows 10 & which do not apply to any of the other...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 05-22-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,460
Posted By profdraper
DaVinci Resolve 14 & Fairlight

Worth a read:
Forum: Pro Tools 12 10-23-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,983
Posted By profdraper
Re: What's so special about clip effects?

May be worth looking at 'Object Oriented Editing', Sequioa & Samplitude have been doing this for a long time; PT12.6 seems to be a 'lite' version of the same idea (and about time in my view; hard to...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 08-20-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,094
Posted By profdraper
Re: Downgrade from PT HD12 to PT Vanilla12?

Thanks for confirming so quickly. That's what I'd gleaned as well. Bye bye Avid.
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 08-20-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,094
Posted By profdraper
Downgrade from PT HD12 to PT Vanilla12?

Apologies if this may have been answered elsewhere but:

Avid have notified me of plan renewal costs for my PTHD 12 due end Aug. I do not want to continue with a HD licence and would prefer to...
Forum: Pro Tools 12 06-02-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,434
Posted By profdraper
Re: A good idea to AVID/Pro Tools

Ha, a fantastic memory of the 90s, that wonderful car analogy, the missing wheels etc etc. Hey, welcome to the 21st century ... that's why they call it SOFTware, the remarkable business model ......
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 02-07-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,719
Posted By profdraper
Re: Bounce to Quicktime errors

Ah, thanks for this. That'd be the reason - the two vids mentioned here, indeed the reason for lining up the muti-cam clips with 'one good audio track' in Tools. Black in various gaps, then rendered...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 02-06-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,719
Posted By profdraper
Bounce to Quicktime errors


Anyone come across this, any suggestions? (looks like bugs):

PT 12.4 HD on OS X 10.11.3 & mac pro:

Have imported 2 x ProRes 422 camera angles to sync up with audio & re-export back to...
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