Pro Tools: Different Ways to Relink Audio Files


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Relinking audio files

As you're working through the exercise files for this course, you may very well come across sessions with offline files. If this happens, don't panic. Take a deep breath and follow these guidelines to relink your files easily. Pro Tools keeps a behind-the-scenes database that tells it where the audio files for your Pro Tools session live. If the files have been moved, renamed, deleted, or they're offline, such as on an unmounted drive, you'll be prompted with the Missing Files dialog box. Here's what that looks like. I'm going to go ahead and try to open up this session.

Here's the Missing Files dialog box. So this is telling me that 55 audio files and 1 video file are missing. And we have a choice to either skip them all, which in that case, the Pro Tools Session will open with a bunch of offline clips, or we can automatically find them and relink, so Pro Tool would just search any mounted drives and if it finds the file, it'll automatically relink. Or you ...

Relinking audio files
Video duration: 2m 33s 5h 9m Intermediate Updated Apr 04, 2012

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Relinking audio files provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Scott Hirsch as part of the Audio for Film and Video with Pro Tools

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Audio + Music Video
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Pro Tools
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