Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Smart tool, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
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The Smart tool combines the best parts of the Trimmer, Selector and Grabber…tools, all into one.…To make the Smart tool active just click on the bar above those three tools.…You could also press the F6 and F7 button at the same time to activate the…Smart tool.…With the Smart tool active, when you mouse down into a clip, you see that the…Smart tool takes the shape of the Selector on the top half of the clip and the…Grabber on the bottom half.…When you go to a clip boundary, you'll see that it turns into a Trimmer on…either side, and if you're on an audio track, it can turn into the Fade tool.…
If you're at the top, either a fade out here or a fade in, and if you're down at…the bottom, it will turn into a crossfade tool.…And now if I click and drag, I can create a crossfade, and that crossfade,…or fade, will follow the default fade settings that you have set up in your…preferences.…Let's go check that out.…In the Editing page we have got default fade settings, and we can click on any of…these and if we hit crossfade, we can set up what we want this to be.…
- Exploring the Pro Tools interface
- Selecting inputs, outputs, and busses
- Understanding signal paths and gain stages
- Setting up Pro Tools hardware and software properly
- Importing audio from multiple sources
- Recording and editing audio and MIDI
- Adjusting time, tempo, meter, key, and chord in arrangements
- Mixing and mastering a session
- Setting up an effects loop
- Importing and displaying video
- Adding music, Foley, ADR, and FX
- Archiving a session
Skill Level Beginner
Pro Tools Mixing and Masteringwith Brian Lee White10h 32m Intermediate
Music Editing for TV and Film in Pro Toolswith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Audio for Film and Video with Pro Toolswith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Learning the Interface
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
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