Import tracks from a CD Pro Tools 10


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Importing tracks from a CD

At some point while you're using Pro Tools, you'll probably need to import a track from a music CD, maybe to record a sample or sound effect from it, or to use as a reference track while mixing or mastering. The steps to do this are pretty similar to importing any other type of file. Now CDs are recorded at 16 bit 44.1 kHz sampling rate, because of that I want to go check something out first before we import the file from the CD. I'm going to go to Setup > Preferences and click on the Processing tab.

I am going to go down here to the Sample Rate Conversion Quality and check what we have as our setting. Now I'm always a fan of the TweakHead even though it says is the slowest, it doesn't mean that your computer will make it a slow process; computers are very fast these days. So choose the TweakHead as the sample rate conversion quality, it's the best quality. Now we can go up to the File menu, choose Import > Audio, and you'll see your CD come up with all th...

Importing tracks from a CD
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Importing tracks from a CD provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 10 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Pro Tools
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