Bounce those stems faster than real-time with PT 11’s offline bounce!

Like a giddy kid on Christmas morning, I couldn’t wait to unwrap offline bounce in Pro Tools 11.  The new 64-bit architecture is nice, the smaller installation footprint is great, the expanded meters with a variety of ballistics options are superb, but no new Pro Tools 11 feature is more important for post sound than offline bounce.  The future is here, and it is Good™.

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Easily share just a few tracks from your session

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Post production sound is an inherently collaborative process.  Sound editors always need to send their tracks to be mixed, but usually don’t send all the tracks from their session.  They only want to deliver exactly what the mixer needs.  Traditionally this meant saving your session as something else, deleting all the tracks except the ones you want to share, removing all unused items from your clip list, and then saving out your session copy.  Then the next person could import the tracks from this new stand-alone session to get what they need. As of Pro Tools 10, however, there is a faster way.  Let’s check it out…

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