Contour Design Inc. (Windham, N.H.) has added Leitch’s dpsVelocity and Digidesign’s Pro Tools to the growing list of applications with preprogrammed settings for its Contour ShuttlePRO multimedia controller. The new application settings are available for free download on Contour Design’s Website, www.contourdesign.com. Pro Tools settings for Contour’s new ShuttleXpress multimedia controller are also available now, with dpsVelocity settings to follow later this month.
Application features with the added dpsVelocity support include: frame-by-frame-accurate clip editing; VTR control; fingertip access to most common commands such as Mark-In, Mark-Out, etc.; programmable to any keyboard command supported by dpsVelocity; and support for dpsVelocity 8.1 and the forthcoming dpsVelocity/Q 8.2. Digidesign Pro Tools’ support features include: sevent speeds of shuttle forward and reverse with sound; jog dial-accurate down to beats, ticks or measures; cycle through edit tools and edit modes; transport controls such as Record, Play,Stop, Fast Forward and Rewind; programmable to any keyboard command supported by Pro Tools; and support for Pro Tools Versions 5.x and 6.x for Windows-based systems and 6.x for Mac OS X-based systems.