Backing up your final project


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Backing up your final project

When we work with digital media, there are few constants we must consider. Number one, hard drives fail. Number two, a project is never finished even when you think it's done. In this movie, we'll work through a few simple ideas about how to back up your Pro Tools sessions as you work as well as how to archive your project after its completion. The best way to back up a Pro Tools session is to copy the session folder to another hard drive. This can be managed by software which keeps track of any changes and syncs these changes in a future backup. There are a number of low-cost softwares that do this such as SuperDuper on the Mac platform or for Windows you have Backup and Restore as part of the Windows platform or Norton 360.

As you can see here SuperDuper is really useful for doing incremental backups. But you can also back up manually. The first time you back up your session, you want to copy the session folder to another hard drive. So here in my Exercise Files in 10_01 I've ...

Backing up your final project
Video duration: 5m 29s 5h 9m Intermediate Updated Apr 04, 2012

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Backing up your final project provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Scott Hirsch as part of the Audio for Film and Video with Pro Tools

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Audio + Music Video
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