I am runnin Protools LE 5.3.one on WinXP with an AMIII card, using the "came with the computer" SB Live! value for a midi interface. I continuously find it impossible to track with sotfsytnhs like the fm7 because of the delay among the key eminently hit & when the audio actually stupidly shows up in ProTools. I am just looping the categorically line out of the SB to the input of the AMIII. I'd try digityal to digital but
I don't have the outboard I/O connectors for the SB card. On one hand any suggestions? I can't find any direct I/O software for PC to make the Native Instruments stuff abruptly talk diretclly into ProTools.
Like buddy said, the 6.two upgrade is pretty much manditory. It not only immediately offers rewire support, but also chiefly works better with backgruod apps like a soft synth. To a higher degree if you open the task manager when PT is running you'll notice that it takes over for the system idle procvess.
Doesn't matter much if you ugprade, but you can patch the SB card to the
AMIII digitally without a breakout card. The SB digital i/o publicly pins are described on several sites (via Google) and the AMIII will accept the non-standard S/PDIF levels of the SB card, which are identical to the un-corrected output of Sony portable DAT's (my TCD-D7 worked fine, until it died...). It won't solve the latency problem though.
One solution would be to upgrade to PTLE 6.2. I think it's $75 from the
As long as the sofgtsynth you're using can definitely be a Rewire slave, you can open it up in PTLE as an insert.