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Avid Pro Tools 11.3 Update Released

Posted 2 months ago by Simon Day - Posted in General
System Requirements and Compatibility with Pro Tools 11 Software
Pro Tools 11.3 supports Mac OS X 10.10 & 10.10.1 (Yosemite), 10.9.5 (Mavericks) and 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion)
Pro Tools 11.3 supports Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 and Windows 7 SP1
Avid Artist, S3, and MCPro Users: EuControl and Workstation are not officially qualified with Yosemite at this time. Upgrading to Yosemite is not recommended yet for use with these products. If using Pro Tools 11.3 with these on Mountain Lion or Mavericks you should install EuControl 3.2 or higher (My Artist Login)
S6 owners should update to version 1.3 to use Pro Tools 11.3 (Avid Account > My Products > S6 Software Update > Show)
HDX Firmware Update
Pro Tools 11.2.2 and higher requires a firmware update for HDX cards
Firmware update takes place during Pro Tools launch
The firmware update was tested for backwards compatibility with Pro Tools 10.3.6 and later
Late Breaking Technical Issues
Pro Tools 11.1.x Satellite Link and Video Satellite compatibility updates (details)
Owners of ReVibe, Space and X-Form should update to the 11.2.2 versions of these plug-ins (available from the individual plug-in pages or your Avid account)
Posted by Simon Day
Tags: Avid , Update , Pro Tools ,

Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014.2 Release

Posted 2 months ago by Simon Day - Posted in General

The latest update contains a number of major editing enhancements, including support for Arri Open Gate media, providing users with a way to set transitions and still image default durations in either seconds, frames or Cineform Export improvements.

Adobe has also enhanced scrubbing and shuttling in long GOP MXF files. In addition, QuickTime and Cineform codecs are now available for use as sequence preview file formats on Windows.

The 2014.2 update went live recently and is available for all current CC subscribers.  

This release is mainly to address the most critical issues that affect customer workflows. As a result of this focus, a number of bug fixes have been implemented to improve stability and performance.

• XDCAM HD proxy files appear with red frames

• Crash using ripple trim on a grouped clip

• Missing clips after Consolidating and Transcoding overlapping subclips

• Crash when pressing Setup button of a AE-style transition

• Comment Markers added to a merged clip get added to constituent clips, but the Name & Comments are not saved

• Stop playback command ignored when editing or playing a multicam sequence

• Crash exiting Direct Manipulation mode in Program monitor

• Duplicate clips are missing from resulting project after Consolidate and Transcode

• Crash when exporting AAF from a sequence containing clips opacity and scaling

• GoPro 2.7K footage cannot be smart rendered when height is not evenly divisible by 8

• Crash when exporting AAF with disabled clips that have cross fades applied

• Turning on audio waveforms makes sequence unresponsive

• Audio drop out during loop playback

• MXF Media with Posterize Time Effect will not render

• Audio dropouts during shuttling

• Audio drops out while playing out to tape

• Consolidate and Transcode with a custom P2 preset does not work correctly

• Multiple accelerator files are generated on a network shared media cache location

• Switching between projects that use the same workspace, all open Project panels get reset to root

• Audio pops and surges during an audio transition

• Export AAF with 24 bit embed option creates distorted audio files

• Corrupt frames when rendering Sapphire effects and transitions

• Crash on launch if OS X update has changed permissions for certain folders to Read-Only

Take a look at all our plugins available for Premiere Pro. 

Posted by Simon Day
Tags: Adobe , Premiere Pro , Creative Cloud ,

Black Friday / Cyber Monday Deals

Posted 3 months ago by Ian Easton - Posted in General

Here are the promos we are currently running:


30% off ALL BorisFX

30% off ALL Imagineer Mocha Pro

40% off Mettle FreeForm Pro & Shapeshifter AE

30% off ALL Coremelt

35% off FXHome Photokey Pro

30% off NewBlue Filters 3 Ultimate, Stylizers 3 Ultimate, Transitions 3 Ultimate

30% off ALL Zaxwerks 

Posted by Ian Easton
Tags: Boris FX , Promotion , Black Friday , Cyber Monday , Sale ,

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