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Originally posted by Blue Cheese Looking for simple, home- recording-to-CD software. Currently have a low end ($20.) Cakewalk program that just doesn't cut it. Recommended to go with Steinberg Cubase or ProTools MBox, but don't know anyone who has used both. Any other suggestions welcome. I want to record keyboards and guitar, simple arrangements, to CD.Thanks for comments.
Originally posted by xstatic Actually, I have transfered many tracks form Cubase to PT.
Originally posted by xstatic No the plugins did not show up. Basically all I did was transfer the raw tracks. When someone brings a prerecorded project into my place to mix, I don't want thier mixing. i want the tracks and their ideas. PLus, even in Pro Tools won't that still happen if the destination machine does not have the same plugins? Like if I do some cuts on a PT rig at my place and use Altiverb on an aux, it wouldn't be usable if I took it to a studio that did not have Altiverb would it?I am not anti Pro Tools, so please don't get me wrong. I just don't like the much higher cost to performance ratio and the hardware stronghold. I also don't believe that Pro Tools is going away whether something better comes out or not. Too many people are familiar and comfortable with it. I also however think that Apps like Cubase SX/Nuendo aren't going away either. More and more of these systems are showing up right next to Pro Tools rigs and are getiing used more and more. AS this catches on more this conversation will be about transfering my Nuendo session to another studio:D Anyhow, I really am interested to find out just what Pro Tools does that Nuendo or Cubase will not do. With the obvious exception of TDM processing which is already starting to happen via the TC and UAD cards for other apps.
Originally posted by xstatic I understand that, I am just wondering why I should switch from Cubase SX/Nuendo to Pro Tools for recording/mixing/editing? Convince me and maybe I will look at a Prot Tools system. I agree that if I had 15 to 25 k to spend on that part of my system, then that is the way to go. It just seems to me that if you can't afford to get a full blown TDm HD system, then PC alternatives offer you much more for your money. At least as far as flexibility, price and performance are concerned. I am not even convinced that Pro Tools won't handle most peoples midi needs. Especially with more people using soft synths and such. I would bet Pro Tools can handle the majority of most users midi needs. What I really want to know though, is what Pro Tools does better than a progarm combo of Nuendo and Wavelab. So far no one has been able to tell me just what it does better. They only say it is better, not why.
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