Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring the different versions of Pro Tools, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
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There are two main versions of Pro Tools.…First there is the Project Studio version simply called Pro Tools.…The second version of Pro Tools is Pro Tools HDX.…That version is used with Avid's higher-end studio interfaces and is considered the…professional version.…Pro Tools HDX utilizes PCI cards installed in your computer.…That is, the older HD cards, an HD Native card, and the newer HDX cards.…They all work with Pro Tools HDX.…The HDX software also includes some more advanced features used for video…and surround sound.…
That said, I know many producers and engineers that are using the Project…version of Pro Tools for professional, that is, paid work.…You may also see other versions of Pro Tools listed on Avid's site that offer…limited feature sets.…But all versions are extremely similar in operation.…Thus the concepts and techniques described here in the videos in this course…apply to both main versions of Pro Tools unless otherwise noted.…The main differences between Pro Tools and Pro Tools HDX involve the track…
- 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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