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Forum: Pro Tools 10-20-2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Re: Bounce Mix 96kHz/24bit to MP3 = 16bit

Thanks Darryl. I would have done a search on the topic, but did not see a search function... until now. I will read further. Thanks for the quick reply.
Forum: Pro Tools 10-20-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Bounce Mix 96kHz/24bit to MP3 = 16bit

Session is setup for 96kHz/24bit. (PT 2020.9 Monterey OS)

Bounce Mix as AIFF or WAV allows me to use those settings (i.e. 24bit depth)...

but when bouncing to MP3 the settings change to...
Forum: AAX Plug-ins 08-08-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,028
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Put Your Money Where Your Mix Is - Extra RAM?

2020 iMac - top end i9 10 cores SSD 64GB RAM AMD 5700XT-16GB

As I get more into music production (lots of plug-ins on every track, sends, auxxes, virtual instruments), I am beginning to notice the...
Forum: AAX Plug-ins 08-08-2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Normalize VS Gain - is there a difference?

Is there is difference between applying Normalize to a a piece of audio VS manually applying clip gain?

Often it seems Normalize will not boost a clip because of some unseen audio peak... it...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 06-23-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Re: How to change drop-down menu color from white

Hi Dave. Or can I call you, Dave?

Didn't quite know where to find the color palette... but, the system was in AUTO theme mode. So, effectively, it was in classic WHITE mode while I'm working...
Forum: Pro Tools 2020 06-17-2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By QuacksMeUp
How to change drop-down menu color from white

Pro Tools Ultimate 2022.5.0
iMac macOS Monterey 12.4

Since upgrading PT, my menu drop downs are in white text. Hard to read.

Is there a setting somewhere to alter this? Don't see one in prefs.
Forum: Tips & Tricks 02-24-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 825
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Separating dialogue track into clips for tightening up

Just discovered this - built in to ProTools: EDIT >>>Strip Silence

Using a DeBreath is a quick way to minimize breaths in a dialogue track, but it does nothing for spacing. Once breaths are...
Forum: Avid S1, S3, Dock and Control App 02-22-2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Re: How to clear floating track in Control

Right under me nose, it was! Thanks, Matt!
Forum: Avid S1, S3, Dock and Control App 02-21-2022, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By QuacksMeUp
How to clear floating track in Control

FEATURE:
By pressing & holding the track name in Avid Control, I can turn a fader strip into a floating one that I can drag and place wherever I like.

Even if I use the universe to bank to other...
Forum: Avid S1, S3, Dock and Control App 03-26-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Re: S1 / Control App - new setup every day...

Hi keram.

I can't speak to your problems losing xml config files. ( I'm using the S1 with ProTools and Logic Pro.) But, I had similar frustrations with EuControl recognizing and connecting with...
Forum: Avid S1, S3, Dock and Control App 03-20-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,067
Posted By QuacksMeUp
S1/EuControl sleep mode - requires restart

I'm finding that if I'm away from the computer for some time, the S1 will go into sleep mode (OLEDs go into screen saver mode) - and EuControl will disconnect (EC icon in menubar will dim - turn gray...
Forum: Avid S1, S3, Dock and Control App 02-25-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 881
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Re: S1 Automation modes skip in Logic & ProTools

Thanks to Eddie Jones for shedding some light on these issues. See https://duc.avid.com/showthread.php?p=2555413&posted=1#post2555413


ProTools WRITE automation cannot be selected from the S1 -...
Forum: Avid S1, S3, Dock and Control App 02-25-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,040
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Re: S1 fader initialization & reset

Interesting. So, when cycling thru automation modes from the S1, ProTools intentionally skips WRITE as a safety feature.

Cycling to WRITE in Logic throws up a warning dialog that must be...
Forum: Avid S1, S3, Dock and Control App 02-25-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,040
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Re: S1 fader initialization & reset

1. Okay - good to know about the soft switch.
3. Quite possible that's what happened.
4. The S1 is connected directly to my iMac by ethernet. Both Apple diagnostics (D key on startup) and...
Forum: Avid S1, S3, Dock and Control App 02-25-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,040
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Re: S1 fader initialization & reset

Hi Eddie. Yes - it is LATCH that is skipped in Logic Pro... and WRITE that is skipped in ProTools 2019.12

Avid requested videos of this and I forwarded those to tech support today.

(Why would...
Forum: Avid S1, S3, Dock and Control App 02-25-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 881
Posted By QuacksMeUp
S1 Automation modes skip in Logic & ProTools

The automation modes issue has been forwarded to Avid support. Will update once I get more info, but I'm posting for others who might be experiencing the same.

AUTOMATION MODES SKIPPED
If the...
Forum: Avid S1, S3, Dock and Control App 02-24-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,699
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Re: fader automation stops during pass

Same here... fader fight.
Forum: Avid S1, S3, Dock and Control App 02-23-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,040
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Re: S1 fader initialization & reset

I’m also noticing that when I cycle thru automation modes from the S1 I get Read, Latch, Write and Off ... but no Touch. In order to enable Touch, I have to chose it from the Avid Control iPad... or...
Forum: Avid S1, S3, Dock and Control App 02-23-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,040
Posted By QuacksMeUp
S1 fader initialization & reset

I'm wondering if my S1 is defective.

1) Tonight, after powering on, I could not turn off the S1. EUControl did not see the surface, so I turned the power switch off. Despite that, the OLED...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 11-04-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 31,392
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Re: Quicktime wrapper error when importing Quicktime file

Hey there wolf. I used HandBrake last night (after learning the what & why of transcoding) to convert the Quicktime "wrapper" to an MP4 container. That did the trick. I was able to drag-n-drop...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 11-03-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 31,392
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Re: Quicktime wrapper error when importing Quicktime file

Well, Tom, under HD 10 and vanilla 11, I had no issue dragging and dropping an iPhone video. This has only become a problem since I moved to 12.

My area of expertise is audio; not video. So, I...
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 11-01-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 31,392
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Re: Quicktime wrapper error when importing Quicktime file

Found this thread dating back as late as 2014. Same issues... but none of the suggested "fixes" have worked in my case.

Still searching...

http://duc.avid.com/showthread.php?t=340394&page=9
Forum: Post - Surround - Video 11-01-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 31,392
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Quicktime wrapper error when importing Quicktime file

Thanks, Drew & Craig.

Trashed PT12. Did a Recovery reinstall of Yosemite. Reinstalled PT12. Still same errors importing h.264 Quicktime file:

[drag-n-drop] "Could not complete your request...
Forum: Pro Tools 12 11-01-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,983
Posted By QuacksMeUp
Re: How do I uninstall PT12?

Hi Craig.

How do I uninstall ProTools 12?

I see an uninstaller for the AvidManager, but not for ProTools.

[The .MOV file is h.264 (taken with iPhone 6).]

Regards,
Karl
Forum: Pro Tools 12 11-01-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,983
Posted By QuacksMeUp
How to uninstall PT12? Quicktime Wrapper error

I'm trying to import a .MOV file from my iPhone 6, but 12.2.1 chokes on it with a "missing CODEC plug-in or incompatible file type" (if I use Import from the File menu) and a "Quicktime wrapper...
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