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Pro Tools 8 Essential Training unveils the inner workings of the industry-standard software for music and post-production. Musician, producer, and educator David Franz demonstrates all the concepts and techniques necessary for recording, editing, mixing, and mastering in Pro Tools 8. He teaches how to create music with virtual instruments and plug-ins, edit with elastic audio for time and pitch manipulation, create a musical score, and mix with effects loops. This course can help any music producer, sound engineer, or hobbyist become proficient in Pro Tools 8. Exercise files accompany the course.
(Music playing.) Hi! I'm David Franz and this is Pro Tools 8 Essential Training. In this course, I'll unveil the inner workings of the industry standard software for music and postproduction including all the concepts and techniques necessary for recording, editing, mixing and mastering in Pro Tools. Specifically I'll cover how to set up your Pro Tools studio and explore all facets of the Pro Tools interface. I'll show you how to record and edit audio and MIDI in a Pro Tools session.
I'll explain how to work with virtual instruments, plug-ins and video as well as how to comp tracks with playlists and import any kind of data into your Pro Tools session. I'll show you how to utilize Elastic Audio for time and pitch manipulation and how to create a musical score with the new Score Editor. Finally, I'll show you how to use Pro Tools for mastering and how to archive a Pro Tools session for backup and storage. This course is applicable to all versions of Pro Tools, from LE and M-Powered up to HD, and the techniques I teach in this course will show you how to use Pro Tools for any aspect of music and post production.
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