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Monday
Dec062010

Source Connect Standard 3.5 Standalone beta preview

Source Elements announced a beta release of their Source Connect Standard software. The most affordable professional audio codec available is now the easiest to use.  Users with a Standard license can have the same ease of use that the Pro license holders enjoy.  It is a completely stand-alone application that doesn't run within Pro Tools or Source Elements Desktop.  

All Source Connect Standard license owners can get a beta test temporary iLok license from Source Elements to give it a test drive.  Here's the link (you'll need to log into your account first).

I've given it a try and find it works great and is super simple to use.  Here is a quick video demonstrating Source Connect Standard 3.5.

Watch the tour:

SourceConnect Standard 3.5beta preview from George Whittam on Vimeo.

 

The audio device used by SCS 3.5 is set by the Mac OS System Preferences panel.  Whatever device is set for input and output will be used by the application.  It doesn't get simpler than this!  I recommend Rouge Amoeba's SoundSource utility for fast access to sound level control, right from the menu bar.  

So give it a try an let us know how it goes!

 

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Reader Comments (3)

What am I missing? This is free - I don't use ProTools. Does this mean that I now have full access to Source Connect, and that I can bridge to an ISDN provider, without needing to buy Source Connect?

December 8, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDavid

George - I find it interesting that you were able to connect with Echo even though your port wasn't mapped. Usually, when my port isn't mapped, it's very choppy or doesn't work at all. Wonder if it's different with this particular version of Source Connect?

December 9, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJoe Szymanski

David:
You can't use it without a Source Connect license. It isn't free. You CAN demo it for free for 15 days.

Joe:
I rarely bother mapping since most of my clients who use it don't have the luxury of doing so while they travel.
It is more reliable and faster to log in when the port is mapped, however.

December 9, 2010 | Registered CommenterGeorge Whittam

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