Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Powering up and powering down, part of Pro Tools 9 Essential Training.
In this video, I want to show you the proper way to power up and power down…your Pro Tools system.…Here is the order for powering up your Pro Tools system:…First, turn on your control surface, if you have one.…Next, turn on your external hard drives.…Third, turn on your audio interface, if you're using one, unless it draws power…from your computer via USB or FireWire.…Then turn on your computer, flip on your monitors, and then it's safe to launch Pro Tools.…Here's the proper order for powering down your Pro Tools system:…First, Quit Pro Tools.…
Then power down your monitors.…Then you can turn off your computer, your MIDI gear, and your audio interface.…Finally, power down your control surface, and then your hard drives last.…I highly recommend observing these steps to avoid damaging your hard drives,…creating large pop sounds from your monitors, and unnecessarily losing data or…communication with your interface.…
- 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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