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
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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