Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying EQ, part of Pro Tools 9 Essential Training.
Equalizers, or EQs, are used to boost or cut selected frequencies within a signal.…In this video, I am going to show you how to apply an EQ to an audio track, as…well as demonstrate some of the more radical EQ plug-ins in Pro Tools.…There are several reasons to apply EQ: to improve the tone quality or timbre of…an instrument; to create a special effect, like a telephone vocal sound; to help a…track stand out in the mix; to fix mic choice and placement problems like…frequency, leakage, and noise issues; to make up for inadequacies in the…recording equipment; to create a better blend of instruments; and to improve the…sound of the overall mix if applied to the master output.…
Most home and car stereos have some form of equalizers. Even the simplest bass…and treble controls are equalizers.…Their purpose is the same as the EQ plug-ins that you use in Pro Tools;…however, Pro Tools mixing EQ tools are more advanced and give us more control…over the EQ parameters, allowing us to alter specific and controllable frequency ranges.…
- Exploring the Pro Tools interface
- Choosing a playback engine and other settings
- Setting up Pro Tools hardware and software properly
- Importing audio
- Recording and editing audio and MIDI
- Arranging a session
- Writing and editing automation
- Mixing and mastering a session
- Using automatic delay compensation
- Bouncing down a mix as an MP3
- Importing and displaying video
- Archiving a session
Skill Level Beginner
Pro Tools: Music Editing for TV and Filmwith RIAN SKYE G LEWIN3h 30m Intermediate
Mixing and Mastering with Pro Toolswith Brian Lee White9h 18m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Videowith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
1. Getting Set Up in Pro Tools 9
2. Learning the Interface
3. Importing into Pro Tools
4. Recording Audio
5. Editing Audio
6. Arranging a Session
7. Recording MIDI Data
8. Editing MIDI
11. Mixing and Mastering
12. Working with Video
Archiving an entire session4m 22s
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