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Forum: Pro Tools 2020 Today, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 19
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: How to upgrade license from 2015 student license

You might want to read the license agreement carefully. I doubt Avid granted you a license for all future upgrades and no Avid license I am aware of talks about 'for life'.

Are you talking...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) Today, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: HDX delay compensation strategies

(all good advice from DetroitT... but to split hairs a bit....) It is worth being aware of the issue with lack of side chain delay compensation on native... which can lead to audible differences. A...
Forum: macOS Today, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 54
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Recommended SSD drives for sessions?

Since you seemed to have missed the SSD boat... I will start with the basics. The best location to run your session from is likely the internal super-fast NVMe/PCIe SSD inside your Mac mini. There is...
Forum: macOS Today, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 54
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Recommended SSD drives for sessions?

G-Tech has been owned by Western Digital since 2012 and before that was owned by Hitachi. So they do and have made the drives used internally, including likely their SSD products, but who knows what...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) Today, 03:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Upgraded to HDX from HD3-Issues

I don’t know how you can do confidently state that. This issue has always been very dependent on the exact plugins and workload. If people find disabling hyper threading helps with their plugin and...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 Yesterday, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Pro Tools 2020 Virtual Instrument/Midi Timing

Nice work around. I wonder if that is related to past ADC/send problems that folks have reported for years. Dave (Albee1952) has mentioned it multiple times in the past. e.g....
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 Yesterday, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Pro Tools 2020.9.1 won't load plugins on startup

I would be surprised... plugins get initially loaded before the playback engine is initialized. But you can test by holding down the 'N' key and selecting Built In Output as the playback engine.
...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 Yesterday, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Pro Tools 2020 Virtual Instrument/Midi Timing

For the OP's problem, can you reproduce this in a simple test session with no other plugins in use? What happens when you open that using built in output as the playback engine (to remove any...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 10-28-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 111
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Will Pro Tools 2020 run on Mac Mini 6,2

It's never really a question about hardware... you have the minimum RAM recommended by Avid, and it running OK with 2019.x should run OK with 2020.9 from a CPU and memory viewpoint. But this is...
Forum: Windows 10-28-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: SPINNER vs SSD for D drive

If you only want to add one more M.2 drive almost any cheap card will do. I'd probalby go with https://www.amazon.com/StarTech-com-PEX4M2E1-M-2-Adapter-Profile/dp/B01FU9JS94.

If you want to have...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 10-28-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Fbc 360?

BTW the log files I'm talking about at the Pro Tools standard log files, not a crash/core file. The log files are not overwritten so should all still be there:...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 10-28-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Pro Tools 2020.9.1 won't load plugins on startup

Grrr since this just came up in another thread, I realized this was missing here:
Check to see if what you are experiencing seems a repeat of bug #206888....
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 10-28-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Fbc 360?

Now that I'm sitting down at a computer I can give as longer reply.

I would check to see if what you are experiencing seems a repeat of bug #206888....
Forum: Windows 10-28-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: SPINNER vs SSD for D drive

And I've spent something like a decade on DUC pointing out that many of those posts you are talking about offering reasons not to use SSDs were not correct.
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 10-28-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Fbc 360?

Facebook 360 audio crapware. Just delete it.

... but it may not be that plugin having issues... it may be the next plugin Pro Tools is trying to load and has not written to the splash screen yet....
Forum: Windows 10-28-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: SPINNER vs SSD for D drive

Why do you think a mechanical HDD is more reliable than your boot drive?

The number one thing to worry about with data/session protection is your backup/archive strategy.

“Consensus”? Lots of...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 10-28-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: MTRX Studio with Dante PciE card

This is confusing, you really need to clearly describe what you are trying to do when asking questions like this.

If you are using the MTRX Studio via Dante you do not have a "HD Native" systems,...
Forum: Windows 10-28-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: SPINNER vs SSD for D drive

I'm not sure who the "we" is here. SSD technology is years beyond where SSDs made more sense for audio drives than HDD. And with NVMe/PCIe SSDs we are also years beyond where it is necessary to...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 10-28-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Pro Tools Installed But Won't Open

^^^ well spotted.

Unclear what the Data drive is used for... but a 5,400 rpm drive is so slow I would not even use it for backups.

With an M.2 NVMe boot drive you should be putting sessions and...
Forum: Pro Tools HDX & HD Native Systems (Mac) 10-27-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: MTRX Studio with Dante PciE card

Are you talking about using with your HDX system? If so you need to connect your IO through Digilink on the HDX, not other ways. So with a MTRX studio you have up to 64 Dante IO. The normal way to...
Forum: AAX Plug-ins 10-27-2020, 03:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Crash because too many AAX

When you write a DAW you can make it handle plugins any way you want. :-) But Pro Tools and most other DAWs load the plugins at startup. They are instantiated at a low level within the system, and...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 10-26-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Pro Tools Installed But Won't Open

Hi welcome to DUC.

What audio interface are you hoping to use? You really should be using an external interface with an ASIO driver. Hoping that ASIO4ALL or WASAPI/Windows Audio will work is not...
Forum: AAX Plug-ins 10-26-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Crash because too many AAX

Not surprisingly the computer can count plugin files for you...

> cd C:\Program Files\Common Files\Avid\Audio\Plug-Ins
> dir /B *.aaxplugin | find /c /v ""

(and yes Windows drives me nuts with...
Forum: macOS 10-26-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Managing macOS Releases - Suggestions Requested

You can make a habit of downloading full installers for each major macOS release as it comes out. And keep them in an archive... or just having the history of a past "purchase" should make them show...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 10-26-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By Darryl Ramm
Re: Protools 12 and ASIO4ALL playback engine issue

We understand what you're asking, you don't need to keep repeating it. Most of us here understand very well what ASIO4ALL is and how it works.

Nobody knows what you did. Nobody here likely knows...
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