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Digidesign Ships Pro Tools TDM 6.4.1

Software for Pro Tools|24 MIX (August 30, 2004)

Digidesign is pleased to ship Pro Tools TDM 6.4.1 software for Pro Tools|24 MIX. Pro Tools TDM 6.4.1 offers new feature enhancements and is the final Pro Tools software release to support the Pro Tools|24 MIX product line.

Pro Tools 6.4.1 software enables Pro Tools|24 MIX owners to extend the effective life of their hardware through its new features, and to help maintain session compatibility with current Pro Tools|HD-series systems with features like +12 dB fader gain. For Mac OS X* users, Pro Tools 6.4.1 software adds Panther support; and for both Mac OS X and Windows XP platforms, it contains a subset of the new features found in Pro Tools TDM 6.4 software (now shipping with Pro Tools|HD), along with some Pro Tools|24 MIX-specific bug fixes.

Pro Tools TDM 6.4.1 software features and benefits include:
+12 dB Fader Gain
? Extends the range of fader gain in the Pro Tools mixer to +12 dB over 0 dBFS. This provides more mixing flexibility than with the previous +6 dB fader gain, particularly with recordings made at lower levels. With a new taper above 0 dB, control surface faders also have a more familiar, ?console feel

Support for the new Command|8 control surface

Track Position Numbering with ?Scroll to Track Number ? Now individual tracks on large sessions can easily be located and assigned in the software interface and/or on Digidesign control surfaces

Hierarchical Plug-in Menus ? Make it easier to find plug-ins by process type

Support for 23.976 fps ? Enables post professionals working with high-definition video to use a new frame rate specific to the medium, ensuring proper synchronization to the source (requires Digidesigns SYNC I/O)

Improved Feet+Frames Timeline Display ? Allows user to set ?zero feet+frames point anywhere in the session, and with multiple feet+frame rates, allows the feet+frames timeline to remain in sync with all workflow variations

New Clip Meter Features ? Includes a new ?clear all clips keyboard shortcut and a ?clip hold preference with three display choices for clip hold: ?infinite (current default), ?3 second, and ?none

Support for ?SCSI Rescan/Hot Swap With New ATTO SCSI Drivers and Digidesign SCSI|128 or ATTO UL3D SCSI HBA ? Version 3.10 ATTO SCSI drivers support SCSI Rescan with Mac OS X, allowing users to ?hot swap using removable SCSI carriers if they have the Digidesign SCSI|128 or ATTO UL3D SCSI HBA (driver and the accompanying ATTO SCSI Configuration Tool can be downloaded via

Pro Tools|24 MIX system owners registered for Pro Tools TDM 6.0 or newer software can download Pro Tools TDM 6.4.1 free of charge, or can purchase the Pro Tools TDM 6.4.1 CD for Pro Tools|24 MIX (cross-platform) for $4.95 US plus shipping and tax through Digidesigns online DigiStore ( Pro Tools|24 MIX system owners who have registered Pro Tools TDM software versions below 6.0 can purchase the Pro Tools TDM 6.4.1 CD for Pro Tools|24 MIX for $35 US plus shipping and tax through the DigiStore as well.

* Pro Tools|24 MIX systems are not compatible with the Apple Power Mac G5

For more information, visit Digidesigns website at

About Digidesign
Digidesign, a division of Avid Technology, Inc., is the worlds leading manufacturer of digital audio production systems, and the winner of the 2001 Technical Grammy Award and 2003 Academy Award of Merit (Oscar statuette) for the design, development and implementation of the Pro Tools digital audio workstation. The company is the exclusive distributor of the Focusrite hardware and software product lines in North and Latin America. Digidesign provides the professional music, film, video, multimedia, and radio broadcast industries with tools for digital recording, MIDI sequencing, editing, signal processing, and surround mixing. Digidesign products are marketed in over forty countries worldwide through a distribution network of value-added dealers, distributors, and OEM relationships.

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