Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding nondestructive editing and region types, part of Pro Tools 9 Essential Training.
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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,…the first of which is highlighted here, and this is called a whole file region.…
- Exploring the Pro Tools interface
- Choosing a playback engine and other settings
- Setting up Pro Tools hardware and software properly
- Importing audio
- Recording and editing audio and MIDI
- Arranging a session
- Writing and editing automation
- Mixing and mastering a session
- Using automatic delay compensation
- Bouncing down a mix as an MP3
- Importing and displaying video
- Archiving a session
Skill Level Beginner
Music Editing for TV and Film in Pro Toolswith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Mixing and Mastering with Pro Toolswith Brian Lee White9h 18m Intermediate
Audio for Film and Video with Pro Toolswith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
1. Getting Set Up in Pro Tools 9
2. Learning the Interface
3. Importing into Pro Tools
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
Archiving an entire session4m 22s
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