Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Elastic Time and Elastic Pitch, part of Pro Tools 9 Essential Training.
Elastic Audio in Pro Tools refers to both Elastic Time and Elastic Pitch.…I'll explain some of the concepts here, and then lead you through some exercises…to experience the power of Elastic Audio.…I'll start with Elastic Time.…Elastic time analyzes audio regions for transient events--like drum hits or…guitar chords--and enables you to conform those events to the session's tempo, a…quantization grid, or manually use the Edit tools in Warp view. Let's try it out.…First, I'm going to zoom in on this drum loop that I've got.…
It's a reggae beat that I have imported, and you'll note that it's not exactly four bars.…So I want to use the Time Trimmer tool and extend this out, so that it's exactly four bars.…Now I'm going to go over to the Time Base and change this from Samples to Ticks,…and I'm going to enable Elastic Audio.…I am going to come down here and choose Polyphonic.…As soon as I chose that, Pro Tools, behind the scenes, analyze the audio waveform…for its transient events.…
In the drumbeat here, it's pretty easy to pick them out.…
- 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
Pro Tools: Music Editing for TV and Filmwith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Mixing and Mastering with Pro Toolswith Brian Lee White9h 18m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Videowith 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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