Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Optimizing Pro Tools' performance, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
In this video I'm going to explain some of the key settings that affect how…Pro Tools interacts with your computer and why you should adjust them for…improved performance.…Let's go to the Setup menu and choose Playback Engine.…First, make sure that the current engine matches the peripheral you chose in the…Hardware Setup window.…Let's talk about some of these settings down here.…First, let's look at the CPU Usage Limit.…The CPU Usage Limit is the amount of your computer's total processing power…assigned to Pro Tools.…
For example, if you assign 85% of your computer's power to Pro Tools, 15% is…left for other applications, including your operating system.…On this system, we're actually allowed to choose up to 99%, and that's because…this is an 8-core multiprocessor.…Your computer might only be able to go up to about 90% if you don't have a…multi-core processor.…The only reason not to boost this all the way to the limit is if you're going…to be running other intensive programs on your computer at the same time as Pro…
- 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
Pro Tools: Music Editing for TV and Filmwith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Videowith 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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