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Forum: Pro Tools 12 06-17-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By The Weed
Re: Pro Tools first crashing

Do you have an interface? You need something that Pro Tools can use for I/O. On Windows you need an interface with an ASIO driver, or use ASIO4All with your on board sound card (although that is far...
Forum: Pro Tools 10 06-17-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,200
Posted By The Weed
Re: PT 10 vs Windows 10?

"If Windows Defender is running very important to create exclusions for the plugin folder and Avid folder where PT is located."

Go into Windows Defender>Virus & Threat Protection>Manage Ransomware...
Forum: Pro Tools 2019 06-16-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By The Weed
Re: Recording/Monitoring Question

I mistook his problem. I thought he wanted to hear playback while he was recording the mic input.
Forum: Pro Tools 2019 06-16-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By The Weed
Re: Recording/Monitoring Question

You might be in Input Only Mode.

Try Opt+K Mac or Alt+K Windows to toggle between Auto Input and Input Only.
Forum: Windows 06-14-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By The Weed
Forum: Windows 06-05-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By The Weed
Re: Vanishing audio files

My backup software preference is Macrium Reflect. I keep a rolling three full images of both my Audio drive and OS drive nightly. I can recover the whole image or copy off files from the image. I...
Forum: Pro Tools 2019 06-04-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By The Weed
Re: Disappearing Elastic Properties

Ah, your profile says Windows 7.
Forum: Pro Tools 2019 06-04-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By The Weed
Re: Disappearing Elastic Properties

Are you still on Windows 7? Not sure if that would have any bearing on the issue.
Forum: Windows 06-03-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,403
Posted By The Weed
Re: Need to upgrade my computer, is it even possible?

Not a Logic person, but my understanding is Logic for sequencing and Pro Tools for mixing. Since this is a Pro Tools forum, you should find many people who will say the same thing. If you are not...
Forum: Pro Tools 2019 06-02-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By The Weed
Re: Losing screen estate when resizing tracks?

I'm on Windows and both of those "issues" you describe have been happening for some time. The gray area at the bottom has been there through many updates/upgrades as has the scroll bar movement when...
Forum: Windows 06-01-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,403
Posted By The Weed
Re: Need to upgrade my computer, is it even possible?

Pro Tools has never had and probably never will have VST plug-ins. The plugins in PT Express are in an Avid proprietary format and you won't be able to use them outside of Pro Tools.

That said,...
Forum: FireWire and USB Audio Interfaces (Win) 05-30-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,380
Posted By The Weed
Re: Changing DAW. Suggestions?

The Mbox, to work with other programs on a PC, requires an ASIO driver. If you have/can find that, then any DAW that uses the ASIO protocol can use the Mbox. If the ASIO driver is part of the PT...
Forum: Windows 05-30-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,403
Posted By The Weed
Re: Need to upgrade my computer, is it even possible?

Before you lay out anymore money on a new computer, try Reaper and Studio One. I know that Reaper will run on almost any computer.

That said, you might want to/need to first find out what is...
Forum: Windows 05-29-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,952
Posted By The Weed
Re: Odd Windows system clone issue

The paid version of Macrium Reflect also allows restore to dissimilar hardware.

albee, have look at this Macrium KB article...
Forum: Pro Tools 12 05-24-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,428
Posted By The Weed
Re: Sample Rate - Going from 44.1 to 48Khz

DO NOT use the Focusrite for your Windows sounds/audio, set your onboard sound card as the default for that. And, to be sure, Disable anything else showing in Control Panel>Sounds>Playback and...
Forum: Windows 05-15-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,403
Posted By The Weed
Re: Need to upgrade my computer, is it even possible?

New computer: Yes. (Mac or PC, your choice and also depending on your budget.) You'll want a Core i7 and a minimum of 16 gb of RAM and one large SSD/NVME or two of each and something for storage and...
Forum: Pro Tools 2018 05-12-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By The Weed
Re: AvidDownloads

Just point the download - any download - to wherever you want on your computer.
Forum: Pro Tools 11 05-12-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By The Weed
Re: Playback Engine - No Cache Size option

Didn't come to PT Native/Standard/Vanilla/Non-HD...whatever you want to call it until a version of 12. Unless you have PT HD 11, you are never going to see Disk Cache in 11. If you're getting an...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By The Weed
Re: Backup and archive hardware and regimes

Not sure about currently, but Digidesign/Avid used to recommend SuperDuper (https://shirt-pocket.com/SuperDuper/SuperDuperDescription.html) as an imaging/cloning backup program.
Forum: Pro Tools 2018 05-09-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By The Weed
Re: how to preserve plugins that I have selected in PT2018 after delete databases...?

Yes, it has all of that and more, especially the latest version.
Forum: Windows 05-08-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By The Weed
Re: Pro tools 12.5 to 12.7 update

I'm going to take a stab at "decoding" this. I'm going to assume you have PT HD - now called Ultimate. If so, then to update from 12.5 to 12.6 and above you would need a) an upgrade and support plan...
Forum: Pro Tools 2018 05-08-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By The Weed
Re: how to preserve plugins that I have selected in PT2018 after delete databases...?

Close Pro Tools, then use Trasher to back up Preferences, then use it to delete Preferences and Databases, empty the Recycle Bin, restart the computer, use Trasher to restore Preferences, then start...
Forum: Windows 05-07-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By The Weed
Re: Optimizing pro tools for PC

What version of Pro Tools? 8 gb of RAM is too little. 16 gb is minimum now. And if your sessions are small, a 3 gb cache is (way) too big. You just need enough cache to cover the size of your...
Forum: Pro Tools 2018 05-07-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By The Weed
Forum: Pro Tools 2018 05-05-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By The Weed
Re: Issue using Pro tools First with Scarlett Focusrite 2i2

"channel 1- instrument"

Are you using an Instrument Track? If so, won't work. Use an Audio Track instead.
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