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VENUE Software

Go bigger and faster than ever

VENUE 3 Software

When it comes to mixing live sound, having the tools you need to present the highest quality audio possible—quickly, easily, and reliably—is of the utmost importance. Award-winning VENUE software enables you to speed up all aspects of live mixing and recording—no matter which Avid live sound system you use. That's because easy-to-use VENUE software is the common platform across all Avid live sound systems, making mixing the creative and rewarding experience it was meant to be.

VENUE 4.5 software and the S3L System

The S3L System features a different architecture than other Avid live sound systems. Because of this, the S3L uses a special version of VENUE software. Here's what's new in VENUE 4.5 for S3L:

  • Share I/O across two or more systems, with auto gain tracking
  • Customize the surface with user-defined fader layouts
  • Store and recall bank configurations using Snapshots and Events
  • Access channels fast with VCA and Group Spill
  • Expand your creativity with 64-bit AAX DSP plug-in support
  • Easily identify channels with familiar channel strip color-coding
  • Enable Bank Safe mode to perpetuate access to key channels
  • Expand Channel Control and Global sections for fast access to all parameters
  • Control snapshots and transport controls using global encoders
  • Get immediate hands-on control of graphic EQ settings using the faders

VENUE for SC48, Profile, Mix Rack, and D-Show Systems

Got an SC48, FOH-, or Mix Rack-based system? Upgrade to the latest VENUE 3 software and...

  • Record and play back up to 32 Pro Tools channels (up from 18) over FireWire (SC48 and FWx Option Card users)
  • Create bigger mixes with expanded input processing channels in SC48 (increased from 48 to 64) and Mix Rack (increased from 64 to 80) Systems
  • Go bigger with 24 busses (up from 16) and 40 plug-in slots (up from 20) in SC48
  • Manage multiple Aux busses with ease, now that Aux bus names are displayed on the Inputs page
  • Get HPF settings included in all EQ presets, and when copying/pasting EQ settings
  • Quickly configure your console layout by simply dragging and dropping channel strips
  • Get fast access to the Inputs page by double-pressing the Select button
  • Program the Console User button in the Events List to perform common tasks such as tap tempo or recalling a snapshot
  • Quickly cancel Multi-Select mode by pressing the Multi-Select button

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