Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Assigning disk allocation, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
Every audio track you record in Pro Tools is stored on either an internal or…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 have 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…
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