Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a Pro Tools session, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
Let's create a new Pro Tools session.…When you launch Pro Tools or choose New Session from the File menu, Pro Tools…opens up the New Session dialog, and offers you a few options.…We can create a session from a template.…We can choose from a variety of different templates, and once we choose the type,…we can choose from a variety of styles, so here we have ballad guitar, blues…guitar, metal guitar, rock guitar, or we can choose to create a blank session.…
Now let's talk about the session parameters we have for each session.…First, let's discuss sample rate.…Now there are two primary determinants in the accuracy of digital recording,…Sample Rate and Bit Depth.…Photography is a helpful metaphor for discussing sample rate.…Digital recording is like taking pictures of audio waveforms at a speed…determined by the sample rate.…If the sample rate in your session is 44.1 kHz, Pro Tools takes 44,100 pictures…all of your audio input every second.…
Each picture captures the amplitude, or the level of the audio signal at…
- 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
Pro Tools: Mixing and Masteringwith Brian Lee White10h 32m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Music Editing for TV and Filmwith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Videowith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
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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