Fxpansion Acquired By ROLI

News has just been posted that Fxpansion have been acquired by keyboard innovators ROLI, In their statement Fxpansion say:

We’re thrilled to announce that FXpansion has been acquired by ROLI, a fellow leader in music technology innovation — and the company behind the Seaboard, the multidimensionally expressive instrument acclaimed as “the future of the keyboard”.

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Pro Tools Tempo Operations Window Video Tutorial

Using The Pro Tools Tempo Operations Window

Pro Tools gives you many options in the Tempo Operations Window. They can be a simple and constant tempo change or a linear change. Linear will ramp the tempo faster or slower in a perfect slope in a selected area. There are more complex options as well to choose from. There is a parabolic option for instance that will let you set the curve of your ramp faster or slower in tempo among other options that can be quite helpful. I cover some of these different methods and what they do.

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Trasher 12 b2

Trasher 12 Is Finally Updated!

Trasher was created to assist Windows Pro Tools users in a variety of functions. To speed up the process of deleting Dae and Pro Tools prefs, along with the databases for purposes of troubleshooting were the original. More features have been added over time to help with or speed up other processes. Functions like opening Plugin Folders to move plugins or backing up Plugin Settings to move to other computers and drives, as well as backing up and restoring other functions which are common place procedures.

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Creating And Using Templates in Pro Tools

Using Session Templates in Pro Tools

Using session templates in Pro Tools is a great way to speed up your workflow when creating a sessions. It lets you get to creating music faster and less time setting up tracks and plugins. When you create a session through a session template, it will contain all the internal settings of the session its created from. This includes tracks layout, tempo, audio, midi, I/O settings, buss and insert settings, plugins, etc. This can have a lot of advantages when using vi's with aux output stems, various templates for songwriting, or even when live tracking with a band.

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Native Access

Native Instruments Introduce Native Access Public Beta

Please note: The purpose of beta testing is to eliminate bugs, crashes, and unstable application behaviour ahead of the official release. As such, you may experience some of these issues while using Native Access during the beta phase. The Native Access beta currently only manages KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects.

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Vienna Ensemble Pro 6

Vienna Ensemble Pro 6 Announced – With Introductory Pricing For August 2016

Vienna Ensemble Pro has become the definitive cross-platform network solution in studios and production facilities around the world. This mixing and hosting application enables you to set up a multiple computer network with both Macs and PCs without the need for extra MIDI and audio interfaces – all you need is a simple Ethernet cable! Even when you’re using only one computer, Vienna Ensemble Pro improves your work-flow dramatically, with unique functions such as “Preserve” that keeps all your plug-ins and samples loaded while switching from one project to another – a huge time saver!
Vienna Ensemble Pro 6 is the latest version and comes with a wealth of new features and performance improvements. Please find an overview of all the key features and versions under the Product Comparison menu.

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Pro Tools 12.5 Dashboard video tutorial

The Pro Tools 12.5 Dashboard

The Pro Tools 12.5 Dashboard has changed with the addition of Projects. This is related to the new online collaboration feature. The settings for Projects and Sessions are slightly different and default Pro Tools settings can be a bit problematic if you are not aware.

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If You Want To Get A Fee Upgrade to Windows 10 You Better Do It Before July 29th

Are you going to Upgrade to Windows 10 ?
You Really won't need me to remind you of this after all Microsoft have been trying to hammer it home for the last year but it's finally come to crunch time. If you are going to do it, you had better do it now.
I'm not going to try and convince you one way or other it's your choice hence why we have been relatively quiet about the subject but have always been open to offering advice to those of our customers who have asked for it.

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