Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing the Playback Engine and Hardware settings, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
After you've setup your Pro Tools gear and connected all the components, it's…time to tell your computer what hardware you want to use with Pro Tools.…As you can see here, I've already launched Pro Tools and now I'm going to go up…to the Setup menu and choose Playback Engine.…In this dialog box we can choose from any of the peripherals that are…connected to our system.…A peripheral refers to a device that you can use to listen through and record…with while running Pro Tools.…If you have a specific Avid or M-Audio interface such as the 003 shown here, you'll…probably want to choose that.…
However, you can also choose a third- party device or any of the other ones that…are shown here in the peripherals' list.…And as you can see we have a number shown here, and your list or lack thereof,…will certainly look a little bit different than this.…Along with the interfaces made by Avid and M-Audio, you can instead use a…third-party device with Core Audio software drivers on Mac computers.…Core Audio connects the audio streams between third-party audio hardware and…
- Exploring the Pro Tools interface
- Selecting inputs, outputs, and busses
- Understanding signal paths and gain stages
- Setting up Pro Tools hardware and software properly
- Importing audio from multiple sources
- Recording and editing audio and MIDI
- Adjusting time, tempo, meter, key, and chord in arrangements
- Mixing and mastering a session
- Setting up an effects loop
- Importing and displaying video
- Adding music, Foley, ADR, and FX
- Archiving a session
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Learning the Interface
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
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