Skip to main content

Avid Announce mac OS Sierra Support For Pro Tools 12.6 & Eucon 3.5


Avid have announced that Pro Tools 12.6, 12.6 HD, and Eucon 3.5 are now supported for mac OS Sierra (10.12.0). 
We recommend to make sure you make a full backup in case it all goes wrong and do not upgrade in the middle of a job. Wait until you have some downtime before you upgrade.
Even though Avid have now announced support for mac OS Sierra for Pro Tools, some other software and plugins don't support mac OS Sierra yet. We strongly recommend you check to make sure all your software and plugins are supported before upgrading.

Here is a list of Avid's compatibility with Mac OS Sierra 10.l2:

Pro Tools 12.6 Mac OS Requirements

  • Intel® Mac with Mac OS X 10.8.5 (only supported below Pro Tools 12.5), 10.9.5, 10.10.5, 10.11.6 or 10.12.0 (only supported with Pro Tools 12.6 and above)
  • Intel® Core i5 processor
  • 8GB RAM (16GB or more recommended)
  • Internet connection for installation
  • 15GB disk space for installation
  • USB-port for iLok 2 authorization
  • USB-port, FireWire-port or Thunderbolt-port for CoreAudio-supported audio device
  • Supports 64-bit AAX plug-ins in Pro Tools
  • More information here

Pro Tools 12.6HD Mac OS Requirements

  • Intel® Mac with Mac OS X 10.8.5 (only supported below Pro Tools 12.5), 10.9.5, 10.10.5, 10.11.6 or 10.12 (only supported with Pro Tools 12.6 and above)
  • Intel® Core i7 processor ('Ivy Bridge', 'Haswell' or 'Westmere' recommended)
  • 8GB RAM (16GB or more recommended)
  • Internet connection for installation
  • 15GB disk space for installation
  • USB-port for iLok 2 authorization
  • PCIe slot for HDX or HD Native card (incl. one power connection on motherboard), Thunderbolt-port for supported PCIe-chassis or CoreAudio-supported audio device
  • Supports 64-bit AAX plug-ins in Pro Tools
  • More information here.

Avid Device Drivers Alert

  • Pro Tools 12.6 added support for macOS 10.12 (Sierra). If you are using Pro Tools HD,
  • install HD Driver 12.6 (or later).
  • If you plan to use HDX, HD Native or HD Native Thunderbolt interfaces with 3rd-party DAWs,
  • please do NOT update to macOS 10.12 (Sierra).
  • All audio interface drivers tested with Pro Tools 12.6 are now qualified with OS X 10.12 (Sierra).
  • More information here.
Be sure to contact an RSPE specialist with any questions about your Pro Tools Upgrades. 

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Smart Post chooses Dual-Operator Avid S6s For Two New Mix Stages

Smart Post Sound is the most highly awarded post production sound company in the business. Its dedication to sonic perfection has earned the company no less than 15 Emmy Awards, 35 MPSE Golden Reel Awards and many more throughout its history. A recent expansion saw Smart Post Sound add two new sound stages and four brand new Avid S6 control surfaces to its facilities.President Joe Melody recently spoke to RSPE Audio Solutions, and shared the secret to the company's success.

Avid Pro Tools Prices are Changing on July 1

Avid is set to make some pricing changes to Pro Tools and other creative software come July 1, 2019. These price updates will go up for some, go down for some, or remain the same for others. Here's an explanation of what's changing and how it will affect your Pro Tools software.

First, a Message from AvidImportant Update on Upcoming Creative Tools Price Adjustments
We wanted to give you a heads up on some important changes regarding the pricing of our Creative Software products. We are announcing that we have adjusted several of the prices of these offerings effective July 1, 2019.  Some prices have increased, some have stayed the same and some have decreased. 

As many of you know, the entire technology industry is going through a major shift from perpetual licenses to a new business model focused on subscription.  This directional change is a positive shift for many users that are interested in more flexible and affordable payment options and only paying for those features,…

Dolby Atmos Production Suite Free 30-Day Demo

Get a Free 30-Day Demo of Dolby Atmos Production Suite The Powerful, affordable tools that let you produce immersive Dolby Atmos mixes in Pro Tools. Dolby Atmos Production Suite brings Dolby Atmos content creation to the masses! This software suite includes the Dolby Atmos renderer, Dolby Atmos Panner Plug-in, and Dolby Atmos VR Spherical Panner Plug-in. With Atmos Production Suite you can edit and premix content for a larger Dolby Atmos session—and do it all on the go with just a laptop and headphones instead of tying up your A-room or dub stage.
These tools give sound editors, mixers, designers, and VR content creators working in Pro Tools a complete solution for creating immersive Dolby Atmos experiences. 
Try Out Dolby Atmos Production Suite Free for 30 Days*!
Dolby Atmos Production Suite FeaturesAllows monitoring of content on your Mac without the need for additional hardwareProvides editorial and premix functionality for film and TV content, along with a complete end-to-end wor…