Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Quantizing MIDI tracks, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
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Quantizing is the process of aligning MIDI notes to a rhythmic grid to get them…more in time, or to change the rhythmic feel of a performance.…Some notes may be moved forward in time, while others might be moved back, and…some notes will be more dramatically affected than others.…A quantize grid determines the beat boundaries to which notes are aligned, and…we can use a grid with note values from whole notes up to 64th notes with any…tuplet divisions in between.…In this session, we've got a drumbeat and a bass. They're both soloed, and those…are the two tracks that I'm going to be working with here.…
Let's listen to what we have so far.…(Music Playing)…The drumbeat was programmed in using the Pencil tool to drop these notes in.…Meanwhile the bass track was actually played on a MIDI keyboard.…So the drum track is very much already aligned to the grid, while the…bass track is not.…Now, it's simple enough to quantize a MIDI performance so that each of the…nodes lines up perfectly with the beat, like this drum track. But we don't…
- 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
Music Editing for TV and Film in Pro Toolswith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Audio for Film and Video with Pro Toolswith 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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