Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Selector and Grabber tools, part of Pro Tools 9 Essential Training.
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The Selector and Grabber tools are probably going to be your most used edit…tools for editing, manipulating, and playing back track material in Pro Tools.…To activate the selector, click the Selector button or press F7.…You can move the Selector tool to a track and click anywhere, and that'll lay…down the playback cursor.…If you press the Spacebar, Pro Tools will begin playing right from that location.…(Music playing.)…You can also click and drag to make a selection, and playback will just be…in that selected area.…
(Music playing.)…If you place the cursor and then press Shift and click again, you'll highlight…an area, and that will be the playback area.…(Music playing.)…You can also double-click a region, and it'll highlight the entire region for playback.…(Music playing.)…If you triple-click on a track, it will select all of the material on the entire track.…Let's move on to the Grabber tool.…
You can click it up here or press F8.…The Grabber tool comes in three flavors:…the time grabber, separation grabber, and object grabber.…
- 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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