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Forum: Pro Tools | Carbon 10-08-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,253
Posted By alberti1
Re: Carbon - How to renew? Perpetual or subscription?

Thanks for your help digiot. I was really hoping that this wasnít going to be the case and that someone from Avid support would see this and fix it before in became an issue. I guess for Avid, the...
Forum: Pro Tools | Carbon 10-05-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,253
Posted By alberti1
Re: Carbon - How to renew? Perpetual or subscription?

Hi,

My Pro Tools Carbon subscription expired on 10/02/22. It's still showing as an expired sub and did not convert to the perpetual license. Is there something I need to do to activate the...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 07-02-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,881
Posted By alberti1
Re: Perpetual Upgrade offer

Well, I found this on the knowledge base so I decided to purchase the Get Current upgrade and hope for the best.
...
Forum: Licensing & Accounts 06-30-2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,881
Posted By alberti1
Perpetual Upgrade offer

Hello everyone,

I got an email that say this:

Upgrade to the Latest Pro Tools and Save


Hi Albert,

Pro Tools is now Pro Tools Studio, providing a lot more power and capabilities for...
Forum: Pro Tools | Carbon 01-13-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,253
Posted By alberti1
Re: Carbon - How to renew? Perpetual or subscription?

Thank you Mark for clearing this up. This is good news indeed.
Forum: Pro Tools | Carbon 01-08-2022, 08:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,253
Posted By alberti1
Re: Carbon - How to renew? Perpetual or subscription?

So, with what was said above in red, does that mean that you are surrendering your perpetual license for a sub, or will it revert back to a perpetual when you let the sub end? And Iím strictly...
Forum: Pro Tools | Carbon 10-04-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By alberti1
Re: Some prepurchase questions

Well, I got my Carbon. I decided to set it up on my Mac Book Pro 16Ē i9, 8-core instead of the Mac mini. Everything went smoothly. I got my licenses all set up and received my Ultimate Perpetual...
Forum: Pro Tools | Carbon 10-02-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By alberti1
Re: Some prepurchase questions

Iíll just be recording myself and maybe my wife will do some vocals. On occasion friends asked me to record their bands, but that hasnít happened in some time, now that you can use a cell phone to...
Forum: Pro Tools | Carbon 10-02-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By alberti1
Re: Some prepurchase questions

Thanks albee1952 and thank you Kev for all your insight both on the DUC and that other forum. I should receive my Carbon on Monday and Iím really trying to decide if itís the right choice before I...
Forum: Pro Tools 10-01-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,536
Posted By alberti1
Re: Promo for perpetual license holders

Thanks K Roche, I see what you’re saying and I hope that’s the case. PT hasn’t been my main DAW since 2011. I tried to keep it updated over the years but lost it at the end of 2019. Lately I’ve been...
Forum: Pro Tools 10-01-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,536
Posted By alberti1
Re: Promo for perpetual license holders

I kind of agree with spinsong. Avid could release a completely new Pro Tools that is not compatible with any of the unused renewals or not yet active perpetual licenses. One that would be...
Forum: Pro Tools | Carbon 10-01-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By alberti1
Re: Some prepurchase questions

Well, it would seem I would get less latency using the MOTU 1248 connected via thunderbolt, with the Carbonís ADAT into the 1248. I could then use the Carbonís pres with thunderbolts low latency. I...
Forum: Pro Tools 09-29-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,536
Posted By alberti1
Re: Promo for perpetual license holders

For those like me that hate subscriptions, what is a reasonable amount you would pay annually to consider going subscription? For standard PT, I think I would accept $150 + 50 for all plugins So $200...
Forum: Pro Tools | Carbon 09-28-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By alberti1
Re: Some prepurchase questions

Hi digiot, thank you for answering my questions. I’m definitely keeping my 1248. I tested the AVB on it yesterday and I was getting 9.4 ms roundtrip at 64 buffer size. I hope the Carbon can do better...
Forum: Pro Tools | Carbon 09-28-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By alberti1
Re: 115 AAX plugins included?

Thanks for your response. That is definitely one way to think about it but my statement was more of a generalization. I’m aware that Ultimate is free at the moment but not forever and as far as the...
Forum: Pro Tools 09-27-2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,536
Posted By alberti1
Re: Promo for perpetual license holders

So, what I said above is not entirely correct. I was reading through the FAQs and found this which is actually a very generous deal. Thank you Avid!

Q: After I register my Carbon audio...
Forum: Pro Tools | Carbon 09-27-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By alberti1
Re: 115 AAX plugins included?

I will answer my own question here since I just read the FAQ which I should have done in the first place. It looks like if I let the included 1-year subscription/plan expire into perpetual, I will...
Forum: Pro Tools | Carbon 09-27-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By alberti1
Some prepurchase questions

I ordered a Carbon but they are on back order at the moment. That gives me some time to make sure this is the right choice for me. Here are a few questions that I have before I really commit.

1....
Forum: Pro Tools | Carbon 09-27-2021, 01:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By alberti1
115 AAX plugins included?

Quick question

The sales page for carbon at online retailers states that it Includes 115 AAX DSP plugs from the Avid Complete Collection. Now along with the free Perpetual Ultimate license, do you...
Forum: Pro Tools 09-26-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,536
Posted By alberti1
Re: Promo for perpetual license holders

I guess now Iím being a bit cynical. Iíve been using Pro Tools since version 4 and have put up with all the shenanigans from Digidesign and Avid over the years, but nothing compared to the betrayal...
Forum: Pro Tools 09-25-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,536
Posted By alberti1
Re: Promo for perpetual license holders

I hear ya, I was toying with the idea of possibly purchasing a PT Carbon with the PT Ultimate perpetual license included. The offer states that the software has to be registered by 12/31/21. So, they...
Forum: Pro Tools 09-25-2021, 12:58 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,536
Posted By alberti1
Re: Promo for perpetual license holders

Thanks JFreak, I emailed my Sweetwater engineer at the beginning of the week to see if they had any reinstatements for expired licenses or any deals on a new perpetual license but he never got back...
Forum: Pro Tools 09-24-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,536
Posted By alberti1
Re: Promo for perpetual license holders

Thank you. I guess I thought you were talking about renewals for an expired license. There are no renewals for an expired perpetual license that I can see other than the education one. It looks like...
Forum: Pro Tools 09-24-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,536
Posted By alberti1
Re: Promo for perpetual license holders

Hi G4GTOBOY, What retailers still have the old perpetual Update and Support licenses? And does anyone know if they will still work? My perpetual license expired at 2019.10. Any info would be...
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