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Pro Tools 101 - Beginner's Guide

Pro Tools 101

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Anyone looking to become a professional recording engineer or music producer should be able to use Avid Pro Tools. Learn the world's leading Digital Audio Workstation in this in-depth 50-tutorial course, taught by trainer and Pro Tools expert Joshua Carne

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1 Introduction 01:55
2 Pro Tools System Overview 02:55
3 Installation and Licensing 03:47

Course Outline

  1. Section 1: Introduction and Setup

    1. 01 Introduction
      01:55
    2. 02 Pro Tools System Overview
      02:55
    3. 03 Installation and Licensing
      03:47
  2. Section 2: Getting Started

    1. 04 Create a New Session
      05:28
    2. 05 UI and Audio Interface Setup
      04:29
    3. 06 Session Files and Folders
      04:30
  3. Section 3: Audio Editing

    1. 07 Edit Window Overview
      05:02
    2. 08 Slip and Grid Edit Modes
      04:50
    3. 09 Spot and Shuffle Edit Modes
      04:47
    4. 10 Zoom Controls and Shortcuts
      05:47
    5. 11 Edit Tool Shortcuts
      02:38
    6. 12 Zoomer Tool
      02:37
    7. 13 Trim Tool
      04:25
    8. 14 Selector Tool
      04:01
    9. 15 Grabber Tool
      02:38
    10. 16 Separation and Object Grabber
      02:23
    11. 17 Smart Tool
      03:02
    12. 18 Fades and Crossfades
      04:31
    13. 19 Scrubber Tool
      01:44
    14. 20 Pencil Tool and Volume Automation
      06:11
    15. 21 Tab to Transients
      03:58
    16. 22 Link Timeline and Track to Edit Selection
      05:50
    17. 23 Counters and Indicators
      03:42
    18. 24 Meter and Tempo Changes
      05:07
    19. 25 Tracks List
      03:39
    20. 26 Clips List
      03:00
    21. 27 Track Groups
      04:08
    22. 28 Clip Groups
      03:30
  4. Section 4: Recording Audio

    1. 29 Five Main Types of Tracks in Pro Tools
      04:45
    2. 30 Importing Audio
      04:41
    3. 31 Playback Engine and I/O Setup for Recording
      06:23
    4. 32 Recording with a Click Track
      08:43
    5. 33 Quick Punch Record Mode
      03:57
    6. 34 Loop Record Mode
      03:32
  5. Section 5: MIDI Recording and Editing

    1. 35 MIDI Controller and Instrument Track Setup
      02:56
    2. 36 Recording MIDI on Instrument Tracks
      04:27
    3. 37 Editing and Quantizing in the MIDI Editor
      06:03
    4. 38 MIDI Tracks and MIDI Channels
      06:19
  6. Section 6: Basics of Mixing

    1. 39 Mix Window and Channel Strips
      05:43
    2. 40 Real-time Effects Plugins
      06:47
    3. 41 Clip Effects and Clip Gain
      04:43
    4. 42 AudioSuite Effects Plugins
      03:55
    5. 43 Aux Inputs and Effects Sends
      06:34
    6. 44 Aux Inputs for Track Routing
      04:02
    7. 45 Basic and Routing Folders
      04:21
    8. 46 VCA Masters
      03:25
  7. Section 7: Exporting and Bouncing

    1. 47 Save As and Save Copy In
      04:30
    2. 48 Export Clips as Files
      05:07
    3. 49 Bounce Mix
      04:33
    4. 50 Working with Video
      06:14

Course Overview

Joshua Carney

Joshua Carney

Pro Tools has been the industry standard digital audio workstation since... well, forever. Used in professional studios all over the world (Abbey Road, Electric Lady, and Sunset Sound studios to name just a few) as well as smaller home studios, it is the standard by which other DAWs are judged.

This in-depth Beginner's Guide course by audio engineer and Pro Tools expert Joshua Carney reveals all the fundamental skills you need to operate Pro Tools with ease and confidence. And if you don't have Pro Tools and would like to get your feet wet, there's even a free version available at Avid's website, so there's no excuse not to try it.

In this course, you learn how the Pro Tools system works, how to configure it with your audio and MIDI gear, and how to navigate the user interface. All the various edit tools are clearly explained and demonstrated. You discover the different types of track, and you learn to record and edit MIDI and audio. Along the way, Joshua shares all the essential keyboard shortcuts you need to speed up your workflow and make you work like a pro. Managing session files and exporting your project is also covered, and a lot more...

This course is perfect for complete beginners, but also for occasional users who need to get a solid Pro Tools foundation. So Join audio engineer Joshua Carney in this course, and learn to harness the power of Pro Tools now!

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