Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Smart tool, part of Pro Tools 9 Essential Training.
The Smart tool combines the best parts of the Trimmer, Selector, and…Grabber tools all into one.…To make the Smart tool active, click the bar above these three tools.…You can also press F6 and F7 at the same time to activate the Smart tool.…When you move the Smart tool down into a region, the Selector tool is active in…the top half and the grabber in the bottom half.…If you move towards a region boundary, the trimmer becomes active on either side.…And if you go to the top corner, you'll see the Fade tool right there, for a…fade out or fade in.…
And if you bring it all the way down to the bottom, you can create a crossfade,…all you need to do is click and drag, and you can create a crossfade.…The fades and crossfades will follow your default fade settings that you can…set up in the Preferences.…Setup > Preferences > Editing, and right here, Default Fade Settings, and we'll…cover this in another video.…Now one thing you should note is that the Smart tool follows whatever tools…you have selected in here, so if you end up having the separation 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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