I use ProTools 10.0.1. I heard horror stories about 10.1 and stayed away.
Last week I started asking my Twitter friends and colleagues:
Are you running ProTools 10.2? Is it stable? Some interesting replies…
@awalk94 – OS 6.8
been running it for a few weeks now, only on a macbook not HD software, runs great though, no complaints.
@bscheuble – OS 10.7.4
Yes… (arm up) And yes, stable.
@chuck_russom – OS 10.7.4
10.2 is not bad and totally usable daily. 10.1 was bad for me. Still think 10.0 was better.
Also, I am completely native with non Avid hardware.
@rhythminmind – OS 10.6.8 and Win 7 64 on personal rig
I’ve installed 10.2 on 20+ rigs. It solved many of the showstopping post bugs with 10.1.x.
It’s stable on my setup for sure, I wasn’t on 10.x long do to a timeline/framerate bug that I couldn’t deal with.
On my home rig 10.2 works much better with my 3rd party hardware.
@Mikehillier – OS 10.7
I run 10.2 it’s a gazillion times better than the previous version I ran – 10.0.4 I think.
@colinhart – OS 10.6.8
HD 10.2.0: so far so good – I’ve been working on a feature in it for the past two weeks, haven’t had a single problem
@viktorphoenix – OS 10.7
Yup. Totally stable.
@Pct1theory – OS 10.8
I’m running it on Mountain Lion Told me it was incompatible but it works
been running it on ML since launch. It’s crashed once and lags occasionally. Not a big deal to me.
but this is only with core audio. I haven’t tried using it with my 003 yet.
@joelraabe – OS 10.6.8
it’s been fairly stable for me.
@thomasdulin – OS 10.6.8 and 10.7
super stable on 10.6.8. also good experience on 10.7 but have only used to track on that machine.
@eesn – OS 10.6.8
very stable on 10.6.8. Just don’t expect the same of Eucon.
@dieffe – OS 10.7.4
Pro Tools is quite stable. Lion on the other hand is not performing well with my (old) macbook pro.
I think the problem is my macbook pro (first unibody) and only 4 gb of ram. Lion is not bad, even if it has some quirks
@CreateMusicPro – OS 10.7
10.0 was good. 10.1 was all kinds of horrible. 10.2 solved 95% of those problems.
[I asked: Would you rather be running 10.0 or 10.2?]
10.0. Anything after seems to want to move into 1024 buffer constantly and can’t really handle as many heavy-CPU plugs
Thanks for the replies everyone. I’ll be running Time Machine just prior to upgrading sometime soon.
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