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Old 02-11-2019, 03:37 PM
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+1 to all that.....

However I do like the workflow of MIDI in Cubase....but really from what I do with MIDI PT is more than able to fill my needs.

People are always going to find something to complain about. I just think you need to be flexible if something else does something better then use that to do the job..... you know there is no law against.... I’m pretty sure Avid won’t sanction you for it. But some of this sounds a lil petty..... like complaining my fork is useless for eating soup why can’t my fork be like my spoon it can do soup along with a bunch of other things, but your spoon can’t cut the meat..... and the argument goes around in circles. But no we use sometimes several utensils to eat our food sometimes just our fingers. And you could say just using one DAW is in part limiting your tool set. I’m not sure software developers like Avid and others are planning their future software development purely on what others are doing. If that were the case I think the long term R&D of Daw’s per say from all the various players would suffer and in the end, so would we.
But Avid markets Pro Tools as if it CAN be used as a spoon even through it's still very much just a fork. The suggestions I've listed would help to make PT a true spork!
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Old Today, 01:45 AM
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Default Re: In what area is Pro Tools REALLY lacking??

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When you solo a channel and hear nothing. Like I want to listen to something and somebody just slaps me over the ears.
No other daw does this. Like: wtf man he soloed a channel, yah he must be using a console in the 80's, let's give that experience to him. doink.

Sorry, i'm fed up with useless mouse clicking.
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Old Today, 01:53 AM
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Default Re: In what area is Pro Tools REALLY lacking??

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Pro Tools:
When you solo a channel and hear nothing. Like I want to listen to something and somebody just slaps me over the ears.
No other daw does this. Like: wtf man he soloed a channel, yah he must be using a console in the 80's, let's give that experience to him. doink.

Sorry, i'm fed up with useless mouse clicking.
I don’t understand why anyone would want to solo something that’s muted. I really don’t. “Hey where’s that weird frequency coming from?” “I don’t know, why don’t you try the channel that no one’s hearing?” “Great idea”
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Default Re: In what area is Pro Tools REALLY lacking??

"he must be dumb eng using a mouse and keyboard just for letting time pass"
Me neither.
Also, at least follow the Media Composer workflow, make a source browser. If i want to hear what's outside the bounaries of a clip I must have a separate track for that, expand the clip, solo the track yada yada.
Again, sorry i must have worked too much in Nuendo.
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Default Re: In what area is Pro Tools REALLY lacking??

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Pro Tools:
When you solo a channel and hear nothing. Like I want to listen to something and somebody just slaps me over the ears.
No other daw does this. Like: wtf man he soloed a channel, yah he must be using a console in the 80's, let's give that experience to him. doink.

Sorry, i'm fed up with useless mouse clicking.
I hate this too. It drives me nuts. This is so utterly stupid. Avid please take a look at Logic, that's how it has to work!
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I do it all the time. I might have three guitars, and initially choose to use two of them, and mute the other. Then as you're working on the song, you wonder if the third guitar does something of interest in a certain section. So you want to hear what's in that section.

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I don’t understand why anyone would want to solo something that’s muted. I really don’t. “Hey where’s that weird frequency coming from?” “I don’t know, why don’t you try the channel that no one’s hearing?” “Great idea”
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