Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Overdubbing and using the record modes, part of Pro Tools 9 Essential Training.
Pro Tools has several record modes.…The main ones are Nondestructive, Destructive, Loops, and QuickPunch.…The current record mode is indicated by the Record button icon in the Transport…Controls, right over here.…If you right-click, you can see all four modes listed.…You can also choose them from the Options menu, right here at the top.…You'll usually record in Nondestructive, a.k.a. Normal mode.…I don't recommend using Destructive mode because it records over existing audio,…erasing whatever it records over.…
Recording in Normal nondestructive mode does not erase over existing material.…So let's get to recording.…I want to add a chimey single note guitar part over my original guitar idea,…which I've double-tracked here on these two tracks with two acoustic guitars,…and I've panned each one left and right.…So I am going to add a new track, a mono audio track, and we'll change the input…because I'm still plugged into Analog 1.…
I am going to name the track Lead gtr, and I am going to do one more fun thing.…
- Exploring the Pro Tools interface
- Choosing a playback engine and other settings
- Setting up Pro Tools hardware and software properly
- Importing audio
- Recording and editing audio and MIDI
- Arranging a session
- Writing and editing automation
- Mixing and mastering a session
- Using automatic delay compensation
- Bouncing down a mix as an MP3
- Importing and displaying video
- Archiving a session
Skill Level Beginner
Pro Tools: Music Editing for TV and Filmwith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Mixing and Mastering with Pro Toolswith Brian Lee White9h 18m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Videowith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
1. Getting Set Up in Pro Tools 9
2. Learning the Interface
3. Importing into Pro Tools
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
Archiving an entire session4m 22s
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