Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a click track, part of Pro Tools 9 Essential Training.
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A click track in Pro Tools is a steady beat that is in sync with the session's tempo.…Recording to a click track is a very common practice, and offers the promise of…aligning tracks that may not have been recorded at the same time.…Being a drummer, I usually have to record to a click in every recording…session that I'm in.…But I recommend recording to a click or a drum loop at a steady tempo, even when…you are simply laying down a rough song idea. So let's do that.…Let me create a new track, one mono audio track, and I am going to create a click…track, which I can go to Track > Create Click Track.…
I will expand that out.…You can see that the Click Track plug-in is already inserted on this auxiliary track.…Let's open that up.…This is what the Click Track plug-in looks like. And if I press Play, we are…going to hear what it sounds like.…(Click track playing.)…The reason we can hear that is because we have this click or the…Metronome button activated.…
That's in the MIDI controls.…They are shown up here. Also right here in the Options menu,…
- 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
Music Editing for TV and Film in Pro Toolswith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Mixing and Mastering with Pro Toolswith Brian Lee White9h 18m Intermediate
Audio for Film and Video with Pro Toolswith 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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