Tips for evaluating plug-in processors


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Tips for evaluating plug-in processors

With literally thousands of plug-ins on the market, costing into the tens of thousands of dollars for some of these packages, it can be quite difficult to know which plug-ins to add to your system. Well, the stock DigiRack plug-ins that ship with Pro Tools are a great starting point. You will eventually want to explore more options. Here are some of the things I like to consider when researching a new plug-in. The first thing that I like to do is download the demo. 95% of the plug-ins out there have a free, time limited, but fully functional demo on their website.

So if you go to the manufacturer's website, you can usually find some sort of system. You generally need to have an iLok key to get the license sent to you, the demo license. But once you get all that setup, you can find 10 and 14 day demos ready to go. Now, before you initialize the demo, you definitely want to use that 10 or 14 days to really think about the plug-in. So some of the things I like to consider when evaluatin...

Tips for evaluating plug-in processors
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Tips for evaluating plug-in processors provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Brian Lee White as part of the Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools

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