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Pro Tools 6.1 Now Shipping

Digidesign's Pro Tools 6.1 software is now shipping and adds these new features: Along with a new look for the Mix, Edit and Transport windows, Pro Tools 8/11/2003 8:00 AM Eastern

Digidesign's Pro Tools 6.1 software is now shipping and adds thesenew features:

Along with a new look for the Mix, Edit and Transport windows, ProTools 6.1 software brings to XP the DigiBase file-management utility,enhanced MIDI functionality (including high-resolution groovetemplates), additional Beat Detective features, new import sessionoptions, plug-in functionality enhancements, MachineControl optionadditions, a host of new enhancements to Pro Tools LE and muchmore.

Pro Tools 6.1 adds AVoption|XL support for record and playback ofall Avid JFIF video resolutions from 35:1 up to 1:1 uncompressed onWindows XP- and Mac OS X-based Pro Tools|HD systems and Mac OS X-basedPro Tools|24 MIX systems. Users can exchange video projects with Avidworkstations via Advanced Authoring Format (AAF). In addition, OMFvideo metadata is now displayed within the DigiBase browsers. The newDV Toolkit ($795) for Pro Tools is an optional cross-platform bundlethat adds desktop post-production functionality to a user's Pro ToolsLE system. Features include time code for Pro Tools LE, DigiTranslator2.0 option for full AAF/OMF import/export, Digidesign's AudioSuite DINRnoise reduction plug-in and Synchro Arts VocALign Project for dialogreplacement.

Lastly, Pro Tools 6.1 now supports Propellerhead Software's ReWiretechnology. Interfacing via an RTAS plug-in for both TDM- and LE-basedPro Tools systems, ReWire provides real-time audio and MIDI streamingbetween applications supporting ReWire, with sample-accuratesynchronization and common transport functionality.

For system requirements, visit www.digidesign.com.