Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Optimizing your computer before installing Pro Tools, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
The first step in having a successful Pro Tools experience happens before you…even install Pro Tools on your computer.…Before installing Pro Tools, check to make sure that your computer meets the…requirements to run Pro Tools.…Go to the avid.com site and choose Support & Services.…I've chosen in here, this is the page.…Now on the right side, under Pro Tools Support choose Knowledgebase.…Use this site to check that your computer specs, operating system, hard drive,…audio interfaces, MIDI interfaces, plug -ins, and third-party devices are all…compatible with Pro Tools 10.…
The biggest issues I've seen as a Pro Tools instructor involve incompatibility,…and I absolutely recommend checking out this site before purchasing any…additional hardware or software that you plan on using with Pro Tools,…especially if you're buying a new computer.…So let's look at where you want to find information on compatibility.…If you scroll down this menu right here, you can see Compatibility.…If we choose that and then hit Search, we'll see a whole list of system…
- 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
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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