Understanding nondestructive editing and region types


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Understanding nondestructive editing and region types

Pro Tools is best known for its audio editing capabilities, and the reason that digital audio editing is so amazing is that it's nondestructive. Let's say I start with a perfectly good guitar part here, and let me play a little bit for you. (Music playing.) And then I chop it up and move parts around so it looks like this, and it sounds like this.

(Music playing.) Now the edits in the second track don't affect the underlying audio file. The edits are nondestructive. Pro Tools does not actually touch the audio files; it just tells the hard drive when to play back certain parts of each audio file. In other videos in this course, I will show you how to make it just like this.

But here, I want to explain what audio regions are and how audio regions work in Pro Tools. In Pro Tools speak, each track, or section of a track, is called a region, and you see these little pieces as a region in the Regions list. There are several types of regions that you'll see in a Pro Tools session...

Understanding nondestructive editing and region types
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Understanding nondestructive editing and region types provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 9 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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