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View Poll Results: Best mix engine
Saw Studio
3 Votes - 2.46%
Pro tools HD
36 Votes - 29.51%
Protools Le
5 Votes - 4.10%
Samplitude
15 Votes - 12.30%
Sonar 5 pro
7 Votes - 5.74%
Nuendo
25 Votes - 20.49%
Cakewalk
1 Votes - 0.82%
Cubase
9 Votes - 7.38%
wavelab
0 Votes - 0%
other
21 Votes - 17.21%
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Old 20th August 2008
  #61
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what software and converters? This statement makes no since unless you are talking about using the built-in audio cards and if you are it is just dumb.
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Old 20th August 2008
  #62
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Best I've ever heard was PTHD but that was a session with a Platinum producer/engineer. The old "it's not the tools" cliche'
I bet it is the best, i cannot afford that kind of setup.
Old 20th August 2008
  #63
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I bet it is the best, i cannot afford that kind of setup.
It was the best because the producer/engineer got everything into it sounding great i.e. performances and tones. A great song w/ great playing and great tones will mix itself and make any DAW sound big as f*ck.
Old 20th August 2008
  #64
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This is only going to poll out as to who is using what
That is so cynical.




I vote for my cat.
Old 20th August 2008
  #65
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It was the best because the producer/engineer got everything into it sounding great i.e. performances and tones. A great song w/ great playing and great tones will mix itself and make any DAW sound big as f*ck.
It's my sense that most of us (and very much myself included) don't tap out the full quality their gear is capable of. (And my gear is very modest and I actually have more than half a clue as to how to use it, having been doing this stuff for more than a quarter century -- and longer, if you count before I worked in studios).

I'm not saying that people shouldn't get nice gear if they can afford it.

I'm just saying that gear quality (from today's pro-sumer on up) is not nearly the contributing factor as the quality of players and instruments and the skill and ear of the engineer and producer.

And that many people who keep looking outside themselves to improve their recordings should probably spend less time fretting over gear and more time really getting to know how to pull the best out of it they can.
Old 20th August 2008
  #66
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Hey, i admit that Logic does sound the best if you are using 512 or 1024 buffer samples, who can use it with that kind of Latency ?, I can't
Logic users, how do you set up your software for the best sound with no Latency ?
Old 20th August 2008
  #67
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I haven't used all of these, so I won't vote. But PT LE will get my thumbs up for its sheer simplicity.

Note: You left out Digital Performer and Logic for our mac users.
+1
Old 20th August 2008
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Well I was really trying to make a joke....
Old 20th August 2008
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Hey, i admit that Logic does sound the best if you are using 512 or 1024 buffer samples, who can use it with that kind of Latency ?, I can't
Logic users, how do you set up your software for the best sound with no Latency ?
Are you saying these ridiulous things on purpose to arouse us!? What in the world does the buffer setting have to do with the sound of a mix!?


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Old 20th August 2008
  #70
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Where's the compulsory 'On, no! Not another bloody useless poll!' option?
Old 11th August 2010
  #71
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Now that we're in 2010, I'd vote Propellerhead's Record. its definitely not Logic Pro. Protools.. um Protools has a strong digital signature sound. Not sure that's always good. Record seems to have that *warmth*.
Old 11th August 2010
  #72
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I didn't read all the post but;

Shouldn't it be: Cubase/Nuendo and just Pro Tools in the selections categories? I have never heard of (not that, that doesn't mean they don't exist, just not as far as my limited knowledge) difference in the audio engines between PT HD/LE and Cubase/Nuendo.
Old 12th August 2010
  #73
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logic. although the panning is a real problem.
Old 12th August 2010
  #74
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Some interesting omissions considering some things that made this list... Pyramix, sadie, soundscape, not to mention Logic... Not to mention if you're purely talking "mix" engine, you can throw S1 and Harrison Mixbus in there now...
Old 12th August 2010
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logic. although the panning is a real problem.
+1

Not sure what you mean by the panning though.
Old 12th August 2010
  #76
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