Digidesign news

Digidesign is pleased to ship Digidesign Pro Tools LE 7.1.1 and Pro Tools M-Powered 7.1.1 software, offering compatibility with Apples new Intel based iMac, MacBook Pro, and Mac Mini computers. These new versions of Pro Tools software enable customers to combine the improved processing power of Intel based Mac computers with the creative power of Pro Tools.

Along with Pro Tools LE and Pro Tools M-Powered 7.1.1 software, Digidesign has also released Intel Mac–compatible versions of all Digidesign and Digidesign-distributed RTAS and AudioSuite plug-ins, plus all software options—including the new Music Production Toolkit for Pro Tools LE and Pro Tools M-Powered systems, as well as the DigiTranslator 2.0 and DV Toolkit 2 options for Pro Tools LE. Digidesign is working closely with third-party manufacturers to help them port their plug-ins to the Intel-based Mac platform.

Pro Tools LE and Pro Tools M-Powered 7.1.1 are separate software downloads, available free to all current, registered users of Pro Tools LE 7 software (version 7.0 or higher) and any version of Pro Tools M-Powered software. Pro Tools LE users running software version 6.9 or earlier must purchase a Pro Tools 7 software upgrade in order to run their software on Intel-based Macs.

Digidesign Announces Turbocharged Pro Tools LE Exchange Program –
For a limited time, Digidesign is offering owners of legacy Pro Tools LE systems the chance to trade-in their hardware for a Digi 002 Factory, Digi 002 Rack Factory, or Digi 002 Rack bundled with the popular Music Production Toolkit while saving up $1,395. The Turbocharged Pro Tools LE Exchange Program is open to owners of Mbox, Digi 001, and Digi ToolBox systems and ends on August 31, 2006.

By upgrading to a Digi 002 or Digi 002 Rack, customers gain more extensive I/O capabilities and support for up to 96 kHz sample rates for high-definition recording. Also included is the most recent version of Pro Tools LE 7 software, the Pro Tools Ignition Pack collection of creative applications and tools, and a wealth of Digidesign and Digidesign Developer Partners plug-ins. And with the inclusion of Digidesign’s Music Production Toolkit, customers gain a suite of powerful plug-ins and increased track count—all at a special low price.

The Music Production Toolkit includes a host of powerful plug-ins (worth over $2,000) ideal for creating and producing music, including: Hybrid, a high-definition synthesizer; TL Space Native Edition convolution reverb; Smack! LE compressor/limiter; SoundReplacer drum replacement tool; and DINR LE an intelligent noise reduction plug-in. The Music Production Toolkit also provides the multi-track Beat Detective rhythm analysis and correction tool, the ability to record up to 48 mono or stereo tracks at up to 96 kHz, and the Pro Tools MP3 Option.

The Turbocharged Pro Tools LE Exchange Program is a limited-time offer. Customers may trade up before August 31, 2006 to take advantage of the special exchange pricing and discounts on the bundled Music Production Toolkit. For more information visit DigiDesign.

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