Get an overview of the Edit tools available in Pro Tools.
- [Narrator] To work with the media…on your tracks in Pro Tools,…you will commonly use the Edit tools,…provided in the Edit window toolbar.…Each of these tools has a unique purpose.…You'll want to become familiar with…how to use each tool to work efficiently…and with confidence.…Let's take a look at how each of these Edit tools function.…So let's start by playing back…a bit of the session to get an idea…of what we're working with.…Now often times, you'll want to re-position…the playback location, to hear a part of the session…that you're interested in.…
We can do that using the Selector tool.…So we're going to position the Selector at bar two,…by clicking right here.…You can initiate playback by clicking the Play button…in the Transport controls…however, you'll find it easier to control playback…using the Spacebar.…Press Spacebar to begin playback.…(music plays)…Then press again to stop.…Now, if we want to get a closer view,…we can use the Zoomer tool,…this one that looks like a magnifying glass.…
Each time you click with the Zoomer tool,…
AuthorFrank D. Cook
- Getting started with Pro Tools menus, windows, and edit tools
- Creating a session
- Creating a click track
- Recording audio
- Importing audio and video
- Recording, viewing, and editing MIDI data
- Selecting and navigating within tracks
- Adding markers
- Editing clips
- Creating fade effects
- Mixing tracks and adding automation
- Backing up a session
- Bouncing a mix to disk
Skill Level Beginner
Q. This course was updated on 03/23/2017. What changed?
A. Challenges and solutions were added to chapters 3–10 and three videos were updated in the first couple chapters.
Music Production Secrets: Larry Crane on Mixingwith Larry Crane1h 51m Intermediate
Get In the Mix with Pro Toolswith Brian Lee White2h 46m Intermediate
Mixing Techniques for Pop Music Part 1with Brian Malouf3h 19m Intermediate
1. Getting to Know Pro Tools
2. Getting inside Pro Tools
3. Creating Your First Session
4. Making Your First Audio Recording
5. Importing and Working with Media in a Session
6. Making Your First MIDI Recording
7. Selecting and Navigating
8. Basic Editing Techniques
9. Basic Mixing Techniques
10. Finishing Your Work
Next steps1m 12s
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.