Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Assigning disk allocation, part of Pro Tools 9 Essential Training.
Every audio track you record in Pro Tools is stored on either an internal or an…external hard drive. And when you create a new session, that's when you initially…tell Pro Tools where you want to save the files.…However, after you open the session, you can tell Pro Tools exactly where to…record each track by specifying the location in the Disk Allocation dialog box.…And we can access that by hitting the Setup menu, choosing Disk Allocation.…For each audio track that's in your session, you've got a root media folder…where the file is stored.…
But we can change it if we want.…So I've just clicked on this up and down arrow, and we can choose a different…hard drive, or we can select a different folder.…One of the main reasons that I use this window is if a hard drive runs out of…space. Then you can specify where you want additional takes of the track to be…recorded onto, and you should note that reassigning tracks to different drives…doesn't affect any previously recorded audio files.…All those previously recorded tracks will be on the original drive where…
- 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
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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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