Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Writing and editing automation, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
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In Pro Tools, you can automate just about any parameter you want.…You can program Pro Tools to remember volume, muting, panning, send levels' mute…and panning, plug-in parameters, and even MIDI, velocity, muting, and continuous…controller data, such as Mod Wheel and Sustain.…Now automation data is stored on automation playlists on each track.…To view the automation playlist, you can select from the Track View Selector…here, and we will choose volume.…
You see this line right here. That indicates what the volume level is for the track.…We can adjust that here, and you will see the line move up and down.…Now we can show multiple automation lines by clicking this little triangle here…and then adding additional ones if we want. So we have got volume and mute…being shown down here.…There are five main automation modes in Pro Tools, and we will see those right here.…We have off, read, touch, latch, and write.…Automation off turns the automation off on the track.…
The automation lane names get grayed out and become italicized, as you can see here.…
- 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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