Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a click track, part of Pro Tools 10 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 am in.…But I recommend recording to a click or a drum loop at a steady tempo even when…you're simply laying down a rough song idea.…So let's do that.…I am going to create a new track, 1 mono audio track and I am going to create a…click track, which I can go to Track > Create click track.…
Expand that out, and you can see that the click track plug-in is already inserted…on this auxiliary track.…And 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.…(Audio Playing)…The reason we can hear that is because we have this click or the Metronome…button activated, and that's in the MIDI controls that are shown up here, also…
- 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
Music Editing for TV and Film in Pro Toolswith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Audio for Film and Video with Pro Toolswith 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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