This ProTools 8 release is really generating a lot of interest. But unless you are one of the lucky Beta testers, you'll have to wait until mid December to get your hands on the LE or HD versions, but one thing is clear, a lot of effort has gone into making this a compositional environment as well as being the standard tracking package.
Now obviously, with a totally new GUI and a whole load of new features, it remains to be seen as to whether the existing users will still be able to fly around without stuff in their way or if new users will be banging out new tunes with great ease.
We hope to get it in for testing as soon as possible.
In the mean time, please enjoy this compact feature run through from Dave Gould of Digidesign UK.