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Old January 23rd, 2015, 10:48 AM   #1
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AVID releasing free version of Protools

It seems that AVID is following the example of other manufacturers by releasing a free version of Protools

http://gizmodo.com/pro-tools-is-rele...ary-1681240739
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Old January 23rd, 2015, 11:19 AM   #2
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You need to read the small print.

"Itís also going to be cloud-based, with only enough introductory storage for three projects and more available for a price "
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Old January 23rd, 2015, 12:26 PM   #3
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Wasn't there ALWAYS a free version of ProTools LE? I had it installed before I bought my first I/O (a DIGI 001) and I'm not one for pirating. Or perhaps I got it free with something but I could have sworn it was always available free but crippled.
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Old January 24th, 2015, 04:11 AM   #4
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Cloud project storage? No post house is going to trust that. They're shooting themselves in the foot if they don't allow local storage.
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Old January 24th, 2015, 05:12 AM   #5
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Interesting, but cloud storage excludes a huge part of the planet with poor Internet....
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Old January 24th, 2015, 09:02 AM   #6
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Interesting, but cloud storage excludes a huge part of the planet with poor Internet....
Not to mention no post house with NDAs to uphold would trust the cloud. It's better to just pay for it in that case.
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Old January 31st, 2015, 05:20 PM   #7
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I'm more of a Logic Pro X man myself.
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