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AVID Control for Pro Tools Explained®

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Chapter 1 : AVID Control for Pro Tools Explained

  • App Installation 2:33

    App Installation

    Follow the downloading, installation and registering of the free Avid Control app.

  • Eucon Control Installation 4:38

    Eucon Control Installation

    See how to navigate Avid's website to get the free Eucon Control software. The install process is covered as well.

  • Interface Overview 4:38

    Interface Overview

    Take a tour of the Avid Control interface and get an overview of the Tab Bar and Toolbar elements and what they contain.

  • Avid Control Settings 8:00

    Avid Control Settings

    Learn how to customize the look and feel of your Avid Control via the many settings available.

  • EuControl General Settings 3:14

    EuControl General Settings

    This video goes over applicable settings to determine how tracks are selected and attentioned in Avid Control and interactivity with Pro Tools.

  • Mixer View 5:36

    Mixer View

    Take a tour of the Mixer View controls and see how they interact with Pro Tools, as well as coverage on track selection techniques and fader movement.

  • Tracks View 4:05

    Tracks View

    Learn all about track navigation, settings, track function buttons and using Soft Keys.

  • Channel View Pt. 1 3:31

    Channel View Pt. 1

    This overview will familiarize you with the different areas of the Channel View and how to edit pan settings.

  • Channel View Pt. 2 7:09

    Channel View Pt. 2

    This video covers working with Inserts. How to instantiate, remove and edit plug-ins, and set up default Dynamics and EQ plug-ins.

  • Channel View Pt. 3 5:35

    Channel View Pt. 3

    This video goes through the remaining function blocks: Input and Mix, Sends, Pan, Group and Heat and how to use them.

  • Meters View 2:09

    Meters View

    This view is for monitoring only and gives you two choices for meter sizes in portrait and landscape views.

  • Soft Keys Pt. 1 3:02

    Soft Keys Pt. 1

    This first video gives an overview of the Soft Keys view and preferences. Navigation with both the Soft Keys view soft keys and the soft keys in the toolbar (primary soft keys) is shown.

  • Soft Keys Pt. 2 7:40

    Soft Keys Pt. 2

    Learn all about the EuControl application where the Soft Keys editing takes place, including an overview of its interface and some basic editing.

  • Soft Keys Pt. 3 6:10

    Soft Keys Pt. 3

    Part three goes deeper into the programming of Soft Keys, plus how to create macros and use the repeat function.

  • Folders 2:33


    A new feature for Avid Control is being able to toggle folders open and closed. See how to do this in Mixer view, Tracks view, and with Soft Keys.

  • Record Multiple Tracks 2:15

    Record Multiple Tracks

    Learn a quick tip on setting a preference in Pro Tools to allow you to arm and record multiple tracks with the Avid Control.

  • Recording Automation 3:37

    Recording Automation

    This video takes you through the process of recording volume, pan and send gain automation using Avid Control as the controller.

Chapter 2 : 2020.11 Update

  • General Preferences 2:43

    General Preferences

    Learn about the 3 new preferences that were added; Auto Bank to Selected tracks, View Banks Independently, and Show Modal Dialog, including how to use them.

  • Other New Features 2:33

    Other New Features

    Doug revels more new features such as Cycle through EQ and Dynamics plug-ins, and Rename Tracks. You'll also learn how you can now get visual feedback when any control goes into Write or Preview Mode, as well as how to perform renaming in the EuControl Soft Keys Editor Tab.

Chapter 3 : 2021.6 Update

  • Create Custom Knob Sets Pt. 1 4:56

    Create Custom Knob Sets Pt. 1

    Learn how to create your own custom knob sets to replace the factory defaults using both the Inserts and Dyn/EQ tiles.

  • Create Custom Knob Sets Pt. 2 3:33

    Create Custom Knob Sets Pt. 2

    This second video explores how to work with plug-in parameters that have primary and secondary parameters.

  • Meter Strip Designer 3:37

    Meter Strip Designer

    This new feature allows you to create custom meter strips to replace the default look. Learn how to create, save, and revert back to the factory default look.

  • Interface Updates 2:24

    Interface Updates

    Next, discover the new global clear solo and mute buttons and a new menu in Channel view for per track toggling of solo, mute, record, and input.

  • New Settings 4:28

    New Settings

    This video looks at two new Avid Control settings and one in EuControl. You can now scroll a track into view, have Avid Control remember your view choices, and open plug-in windows in Pro Tools upon selection in Avid Control.

  • AutoMatch Triangles 2:31

    AutoMatch Triangles

    Avid Control shows the same triangles seen in the Pro Tools Mix window that tell you if you are above or below underlying automation when writing new automation. They point to the direction the fader will go when it's released and returns to the existing automation.

Product Overview

Studio pro Doug Zangar presents in-depth AVID Control video tutorials! Learn everything you need to know to use the free iOS AVID Control app to control your Pro Tools sessions, including mix and edit windows, transport controls, writing automation, toggling folders open and closed, keyboard shortcuts and more. These videos are designed for both new and intermediate AVID Control users.

Doug greets you and starts at the beginning with how to find the free iOS app on Apple's App Store, and the free Eucon Control software download on AVID's website, and how to install them correctly. Once that's done, you'll then get a detailed overview of the AVID Control interface, as well as how to customize its look and feel via its many settings.

Doug then goes through all the different available pages throughly, including the Mixer View, Tracks View, Channel View, Meters View, and Soft Keys, showing what they do and how to use them effectively in your Pro Tools sessions. Not stopping there, you'll watch and see how to toggle folders open and closed in Mixer view, Tracks view, and with Soft Keys, as well as how to arm and record multiple tracks with AVID Control, and record volume, pan and send gain automation using AVID Control as the controller.

To see what these detailed AVID Control video tutorials show you, and how they'll get you up and running and controlling your Pro Tools sessions fast, see the individual AVID Control tutorial descriptions on this page. Discover why AVID Control is the must-have iOS app for anyone using Pro Tools... Watch "AVID Control for Pro Tools Explained®" today.

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