Lab Information - Multimedia Lab

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In the Multimedia Lab

Main Stations


The MML has 13 main stations that are 5K 27" Retina iMacs with 3.60 GHzz 8-core i9 processors, 24 GB of Ram and with 8GB of VRAM.


  • Each station has a second 22" LCD monitor.
  • Speakers and headphones.
  • Memory card readers
  • USB 3 hub.


  • Software includes macOS 12, Adobe Creative Cloud, Pro Tools, Ableton Live 11 and Max/MSP 8.
  • The Software List article has more information.

Conversion Station

The Conversion Station is an older Mac Pro that is set up with some extra applications not available on the other stations..

Analog capturing

  • It has a DVD player and VHS deck connected to a firewire converter box.
  • This station also has a cassette deck and a turntable hooked up to a mixer.

Outside of the MML

Video Editing Suites

  • The three Video Editing Suites have Mac Studio computers.
  • They are in their own rooms around the corner from the MML in L1524, L1526 and L1528.
  • The Video suites require a proficiency. Call 360-867-5455 or email
  • Once proficient students can schedule time and check out keys from Media Loan.

Audio Mixing Benches

  • The Audio Mixing Benches are the introductory level audio facilities.
  • Each lab has a mixer and an iMac computer for digital audio editing.
  • The software Adobe Audition, Ableton Live, Audacity, Digital Performer and Pro Tools for multi-track production.
  • The Mixing Benches do require a proficiency test.
  • Students can schedule time and checkout keys from Media Loan.

Animation Labs

  • There are two 2D labs and a 3D lab
  • Specific information is available at the Animation Labs wiki.

Computer Center Media Stations

  • There are two media station in the Computer Center.
  • They are Mac minis with dual monitors.
  • They have the same software as the Multimedia Lab.