Join Scott Hirsch for an in-depth discussion in this video Finalizing and exporting your mix, part of Learning Pro Tools.
- Once we're done mixing to our heart's content,…we have to Output our mix…so the rest of the world can hear it.…In Pro Tools speak, this is called Bouncing to Disk,…and this movie will discuss the various ways we can do this.…Now before going any further, you have to ask yourself…what your intention is with your song.…For music mixing, the final mix isn't always…the last stage of the process.…Most professional mixes go through…a final mastering process before they go out…into the world, on iTunes or Spotify, printed to a CD,…or if you're lucky, pressed to vinyl.…
When we mix our song down and Bounce it to Disk,…it'll be a flattened two-track stereo version of the song.…If you're mastering the final mix…with a professional mastering house,…or working on your own in a separate mastering session,…you'll want to make sure you Bounce to Disk…at the highest resolution possible.…In other words, the same resolution as your native session.…If you aren't sure what this is, or you forgot,…you can always check that info…
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- Setting up Pro Tools 12
- Working with templates
- Creating a drumbeat
- Loop recording
- Editing and arranging audio and MIDI
- Adjusting tempo
- Adding EQ and compression to the mix
- Performing real-time automation
- Bussing audio
- Creating reverb and delay
- Finalizing and exporting your mix
Skill Level Beginner
Get In the Mix with Pro Toolswith Brian Lee White2h 46m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Mixing and Masteringwith Brian Lee White10h 32m Intermediate
1. Setting Up Pro Tools 12
2. Recording MIDI and Audio
3. Arranging and Editing
5. Finishing the Song
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