Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting essential preferences, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
Pro Tools has a huge number of preferences that you can adjust to customize how…you work with Pro Tools.…I certainly won't cover all of them here, but when you're just starting out…using Pro Tools, it's a good idea to set up or confirm that several of the…essential preferences are enabled.…Let's go to Setup and choose Preferences.…You'll see at the top of the page here seven tabs.…Each tab opens up a different page of preferences.…When you just getting started using Pro Tools, you might want make sure to keep…the Tool Tips on, so that when you mouse over a button in Pro Tools, you can see…the function and details that describe what it does.…
I also like keeping the Quick Start dialog open when Pro Tools starts up.…That's an easy way to get started using Pro Tools and creating a new session.…And I like all the other defaults on this page, and we'll cover a few more of…these later in other videos.…Let's go over to the Operation tab and go down to probably the most important…preference that you have here in Pro Tools, the Auto Backup.…
- 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: Audio for Film and Videowith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Music Editing for TV and Filmwith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Mixing and Masteringwith Brian Lee White10h 32m 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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