5 Replies Latest reply: Mar 14, 2012 3:26 AM by Andy_Qep123 RSS

    Can I install Audition 3 with other CS5.5 apps?

    Andy_Qep123

      Hi All,

       

      I am on Windows-7 x64. My query is, can I install Audition 3.0.1 with

      other CS5.5 applications like Premiere Pro CS5.5?

      Will it be stable or result in clashes & crashes?

       

      I specifically do not want to use Audition CS5.5. If it can be done, what

      order should I install the programs? CS5.5 1st or Audition-3 1st?

       

      Thank you all for your time

      Andy.

        • 1. Re: Can I install Audition 3 with other CS5.5 apps?
          Bob Howes CommunityMVP

          AA3.0 can be installed alongside other Adobe apps including Premiere Pro and even Audition CS5.5 without causing any conflicts or problems.

           

          Now, a couple of "buts".

           

          AA3.0 doesn't support the clever integration with Premiere Pro so you won't have the clever round trip processing that's included in Audition CS5.5.  Only you can know if this is important to you.

           

          Second, AA3.0 was written before Windows 7 64 bit existed.  Many users have installed it onto Win7 64 with no problems at all but a number of others have reported glitches and issues with things like CD writing (reported a number of times) and a variety of other things.  I'm no expert but have to suspect any issues are likely to do with drivers for other devices and therefore luck of the draw depending on the hardware you have.  The only way to know for sure is to try it.

          • 2. Re: Can I install Audition 3 with other CS5.5 apps?
            SteveG(AudioMasters) Community Member

            Certainly all versions of Audition can co-exist quite happily on the same machine - so it follows that if CS5.5 is installed, even without its version of Audition, that AA3.0.1 would also run fine alongside it. All versions create their own specific system setting files in different directories, which is why this has never been an issue - it's sort of planned for, in fact.

            • 3. Re: Can I install Audition 3 with other CS5.5 apps?
              Andy_Qep123 Community Member

              Hi Bob & Steve,

               

              Thanks for replying. I am not primarily concerned with CD burning & I can certainly

              wait for Audition CS6 to taste the smooth workflow integration between PPro & Aud.

               

              Yes, even I have read about how Audition 3 works alright for many with Win-7 64-bit systems,

              but others have also reported how it crashes/freezes &/or hogs memory/CPU.

               

              But if, as you say, I can readily install Audition 3 with CS5.5 apps including Audition CS5.5,

              it is indeed good news. Relieved to know it wont mess up Registry or screw each others

              working.

               

              In short, I can have Audition-3 & CS5.5 on W7-x64 & if Aud-3 fails, I can simply uninstall it,

              right? No harm done?

               

              Thanks!

              • 4. Re: Can I install Audition 3 with other CS5.5 apps?
                Bob Howes CommunityMVP

                Yes.  Absolutely.

                 

                I have several versions of Audition working happily on the laptop I'm typing this message on. 

                 

                I've even had more than one open at the same time--not a procedure to be recommended but even that worked.

                • 5. Re: Can I install Audition 3 with other CS5.5 apps?
                  Andy_Qep123 Community Member

                  Thanks Bob. Shall give it a try now.