Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Editing automation with the Trimmer and Grabber tools, part of Pro Tools 9 Essential Training.
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The Trimmer and Grabber tools are both very handy for editing automation data.…The grabber is great for creating and moving individual breakpoints.…Let's zoom in on this track really quick, and I'll get the Grabber tool.…You'll see the grabber turns into a pointer when it gets close to automation data.…I can click on the track and create data points.…If I click and drag a point, then I can move it all around.…This is really great for fine-tuning your automation data.…
With the trimmer, you can actually move entire sections of the automation data.…So if I click and drag right here, you'll see that Pro Tools shows you the…volume level as well as the difference.…The difference is that little triangle, or the delta value, and you'll see right…here it's that -9.2 dB.…That's the difference between what the original value was and where it's at now.…With the Trim tool, you can bring the overall track level up or down while…keeping all of the relative level automation. Let me show you.…
I am going to zoom out all the way and choose the Selector tool, select this…
- 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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