General Knowledge

How to Import Apple Loops and EXS24 Sampler Files into Logic Pro?

13/03/2013Zia McKie
Many of our libraries are supplied in multiple formats. You can check which formats your library is supplied in on the right-hand side "Format" box, on each product page. When using sample libraries in Logic Pro , the most popular...

What are RAR files?

24/07/2012Zia McKie
RAR files are a type of file compression, similar to the more commonly known .zip files.

Does Pro Tools HD 10 still support RTAS Plug-ins?

31/12/1969Zia McKie
AAX is the new unified  plug-in format  that comes in two flavours - AAX DSP, which requires a Pro Tools|HDX system, and AAX Native, which can be run natively on the host CPU with any Pro Tools 10-based system (including Pro Tools|HD...

Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan Compatibility With Music Software

17/10/2017Zia McKie
With the release of Apple's latest OS X 10.11 El Capitan, as always, we advise users TO NOT upgrade for at least 4 - 6 months, so that any initial bugs can be ironed out. These precautions are ultimately so that your music projects are not inter...

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Compatibility With Music Software

17/10/2017Zia McKie
With the release of Apple's latest OS X 10.10 Yosemite, as always, we advise users TO NOT upgrade for at least 4 - 6 months, so that any initial bugs can be ironed out. These precautions are ultimately so that your music projects are not interru...

GarageBand supported audio formats

10/10/2017Zia McKie
Apple GarageBand support the following formats. Recording GarageBand supports recording at 16 bit/44.1 kHz. Other formats, such as 48 kHz audio, are not supported for recording. GarageBand will change the format for the selected audio device if...

Problems unzipping files with WinRar and WinZip

10/10/2017Zia McKie
If you are experiencing problems extracting files using WinRar or WiZip please make sure you have the latest versions installed. Older versions of WinRar and WinZip can cause problems when extracting certain files. WinZip - www.winzip.com Wi...

Connect App stops during download

25/07/2017Zia McKie
If you are experiencing difficulties whilst using the Continuata Downloader, for example; the Continuata App stops during the download or gets stuck at a certain percentage in the download/installation process.  This can be resolved by going t...

How to repair disk permissions in OS X

10/07/2017Zia McKie
If you find  your Mac is running a bit more sluggish than usual, or a program you  frequently use starts behaving oddly, you might need to repair your disk  permissions. Please Open the Disk Utility by selecting Applications -> ...

Pro Tools 11 and the 64 bit AAX format

06/07/2017Zia McKie
Given the level of discussion circulating on the web in recent months, you would have been hard pressed to avoid the subject of AVID ' s  recently released Pro Tools 11 with the long awaited 64 bit version of their music host software. ...