PORTRAIT FOR MAC - USER GUIDE

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INTRODUCTION

What is Portrait?

Portrait enables you to synchronize a second Mac with your audio daw to free resources and make the post production session more fluid. Portrait connects to the host via WIFI NETWORK using the MIDI Timecode (MTC) protocol. When finish you can export the audio from your DAW and synchronize it with the original video in high quality. The application also includes Image, Color and Aspect Ratio options.

Works with Logic, Cubase, Pro Tools and many other popular DAWs.

CONFIGURATION

How it works?

Please take note this steps are recommended to setup Portrait with your local workstation. Basically its connects to any workstation with basic MIDI MTC feature.

WIFI NETWORK

How to connect?

Before start be sure that both Macs are running on same WIFI Network


WORKSTATION SETUP (MAC)

Connecting the DAW

From your Workstation

  1. Go to Applications/Utilities 

  2. Open Audio MIDI Setup 

  3. Click on menu option “Window” and click on Show MIDI Studio

  4. Now, go to “Network” click on the icon at the top bar or the main view’s “Network Icon”.

  5. Then you must create a Session, click on “+”.

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CLIENT SETUP

Connecting Portrait

From your Portrait Workstation…

  1. Repeat steps (HOST 1, 2, 3 and 4)

  2. Open MIDI Network Setup and connect to the Session that you created before.

DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATION MTC

PRO TOOLS Setup

  • Go to Setup/Peripherals

  • Select MTC Generator Port and select the Session that you created before 

  • Open Transport and Click on GEN MTC

  • Done!

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DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATION MTC

CUBASE Setup

  • Go to Devices/Device Setup and check your Session is listed under MIDI Port Setup

  • Go to Transport/Project Synchronization Setup and select you network session under “MIDI Timecode Destinations

  • Done!

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DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATION MTC

LOGIC Setup

  • Visit https://support.apple.com/kb/PH13381

  • You should setup a MIDI MTC Sync here

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PORTRAIT OPTIONS

Choosing the initial position

  • Open Portrait

  • Open your video 

  • Setup the initial position (the position where your audio begins on DAW)

  • Tap play on your DAW (Portrait should Synchronize)

 

Thats all.