samples and ticks Pro Tools 10


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Understanding samples and ticks

Every track in Pro Tools has an underlying timebase that defines where audio and MIDI data are placed within a sessions timeline. There are two different timebases, sample and tick. In this session, I have got an instrument track that by default is tick-based and an audio track that's sample-based. Let's talk about what these terms mean. On this instrument track, if we go over to the Timebase selector, you can see that it's ticks, and on this audio track it's samples. A sample is a slice of audio that has an absolute timebase built on the sample rate.

For example, 44.1 kHz as the sampling rate, where each sample is placed at an exact and absolute location in the session and only moves, if you move the region itself. You can see that where this cursor is placed, is exactly this many samples away from the very beginning of the session. In contrast to samples, a tick is a slice of time. Its length is relative based on the tempo. When using ticks as a timebase, each quarter note in...

Understanding samples and ticks
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Understanding samples and ticks provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 10 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Pro Tools
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