So after completely tracking a project, during the mixing stages, I opened up a project and randomly the CPU meter went to about 98% and started bumping into the 100% area. Seeconds earlier, the meter was averaging at about 51%.
I am very cautious and “save as” a backup .cpr every 20 minutes or so. Opening the backup, it goes back down to 51%. Then after running some tests, I’ve realized that even doing NOTHING to the project, it will randomly become corrupt and max out the CPU again.
I’ve literally spent 100’s of hours trying to find the guilty plugin… with no luck. It doesn’t seem to be a ‘bad plugin’. I’ve lost so much money by not making any money on projects trying to problem solve. I hated to do it, but I switched from PC Cubase 5 over to Mac Pro Tools 9. It was a gruelling switch because I just wanted it to be like Cubase… which it isn’t. Both have cool features (like the bussing in PT is very handy and cool), but obviously neither are perfect. I’ve run into a handful of stupid problems with PT too. And every day I curse at it, just like I did Cubase.
Anyway, Cubase 6 looks awesome and has all the features (plus more) that I love in PT. Having said that, I’d love to switch back to Cubase. But I refuse unless someone has an answer to my ghostly Cubase corruptions.
Any insight? Please… bring be back to Cubase land! . . . oh how I miss her.