Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Starting from scratch in a new project, part of Songwriting in Pro Tools.
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…Let's get started by creating a brand new session.…I'm going to get Pro Tools up and running here, and I'll go through the session…parameters and set up the tracks needed to capture a song idea and build a demo.…Then I'll show you how to make a template that you can start working from so…you can skip building a session every time you want to work on a new song.…So, I've got the Quick Start window open here.…And, the create blank session is what we're going to choose.…We'll get into the session parameters here, and I'm going to choose WAV files.…And for this particular one, I'm going to choose…16 bit and 48k as the sampling rate.…
However, you may want to choose a higher bit depth for higher quality recordings.…And even so, a higher sampling rate for that same purpose.…But I'm going to keep mine at 16 and 48 for now.…And not worry about the rest of this stuff, and click OK.…Now, I want to save this.…And so I'll call this df song template.…And I'm going to save this into the exercise files folder.…So, now we have blank Pro Tool session.…
Look for more courses in our Songwriting series in 2014! We'll cover Logic, GarageBand, and other popular DAWs.