Syncing a Mac and PC Pro Tools System by Network

Syncing 2 Pro Tools Systems via Network

In this second part of the 2 part series about syncing Pro Tools systems, we go over syncing the systems over a network connection. This does have the advantage of needing 2 interfaces with Midi I/O, but does require a bit more setup and a single network cable or for longer distances, you can connect the systems into a common hub or switch. 

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Sync a Mac and PC Pro Tools System

Syncing 2 Pro Tools Systems via Midi Cable.

Syncing 2 Pro Tools systems is an easy way to gain processing power. The most common use for this would be to host VI's on a slave system and then stream them into the master system. In this video, I show how to connect the 2 systems with just a midi cable. There are a few other hurdles to overcome in order to get both systems in sync and deal with latency.  

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TRASHER Updated to Version 3

TRASHER Update Including macOS Support

Avid released Pro Tools 2018.1, with quite a few new features added. I decided to update TRASHER in order catch all the new settings and files. For many reasons, I ultimately decided to rewrite the entire application and go for macOS while I was at it.. I made some other changes internally such as backing up Plug-in Settings for instance is now "smarter". It will cycle through the folder recursively (folder by folder, file by file) and compare names. If a file name matches in an existing folder during a backup or restore, it will replace the file. Otherwise no files are at risk of being lost through a folder dump for example. Anything and everything being replaced or trashed is sent to the recycle bin, so it is recoverable.

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Pace Ilok Cloud

Ilok Cloud With Pro Tools

One of the major love/hate relationships with Pro Tools (and many plugin devs) is the Ilok.  Without the Ilok, Pro Tools will not run period. There has never been a machine authorization option like some plugin devs use that can relieve some of the stress.

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Eventide Release EQuivocate By Newfangled Audio – Free For A Limited Time

Eventide, makers of some of the finest and most legendary proffessional audio effects hardware and software processors in existence have teamed up to exclusively distribute a new brand called Newfangled Audio - The brainchild of Eventide's Senior developer Dan Gillespie who was the designer behind some of Eventide's most popular plug-ins, including Blackhole, H3000 Factory and H910.

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