Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Utilizing keyboard shortcuts and keyboard focus, part of Pro Tools 9 Essential Training.
In this video, I want to show you some of the most essential keyboard shortcuts,…as well as some of my personal favorites.…First, let's start with the essentials.…The Spacebar--easiest one: use it for playing and for stopping.…(Music playing.)…On a Mac, you can press Command+Spacebar for recording.…Now you may have to disable the Spotlight key command, so Pro Tools can use this command.…On a PC, you can use Ctrl+Spacebar.…Probably you're most used keyboard command will be undo.…
You can get it from the Edit menu, but you will probably just want to use…Command+Z on a Mac, or Ctrl+Z in Windows.…Then your next favorite will probably be the Save command: Command+S on a Mac…or Ctrl+S in Windows.…I would recommend getting to know the Function keys.…The first four Function keys--1, 2, 3, and 4--will take you through the Edit…modes. The next six will take us through the Edit tools, Function 5 for Zoomer,…6 for the Trimmer, 7 for Selector, 8 for the Grabber, 9 for the Scrubber, and 10…for the Pencil tool.…
- 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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