Chapter 1 : Getting Set Up
Learn how to use the various Quick Start dialogue box options that are available upon launching the program.
See how to choose and set up your audio and MIDI hardware to work with Pro Tools.
Discover how to use the I/O Setup page to customize the input, output, and bus pathways, to and from your audio hardware.
Chapter 2 : Basic Operations
Learn about the basic elements in the Edit Window control bar, and how to customize the display and controls.
See how to use the transport bar and its keyboard equivalents to control playback and positioning of the insertion cursor.
Explore how the different numeric keypad modes are used for variable speed playback, and how to cycle through the keyboard and toolbar focus modes by using keyboard shortcuts.
Learn about the relationship between audio files and regions, the different types of tracks, and the different ways of deleting data from sessions.
Chapter 3 : Importing Audio
See how the Import Audio command is used to audition and import audio either into the Regions List, or directly onto an audio track.
Learn how to drag and drop audio files into your session and have them automatically conform to the session tempo.
Discover how the Browser window is used to create custom catalogs and audition audio files at the current session tempo.
Chapter 4 : Basic Record Setup
See how to use keyboard shortcuts to create and name multiple tracks.
Explore the view options and channel strip controls in the Mix and Edit Windows.
Learn how to set up a click track, the click and count off settings, the session time signature, and session tempo.
Chapter 5 : MIDI Recording
Learn how to set up MIDI input devices, thru preferences, and input filters in preparation for MIDI recording.
See how to set up a MIDI track to trigger discreet MIDI channels on a multi-timbral software instrument hosted on an instrument track.
Explore how to use the "wait for note" mode as an alternative to a predetermined count off when recording MIDI.
Discover some different ways of setting punch in and out and loop points in advance of punch and loop recording.
Watch and learn some of the different ways of working with pre and post roll values.
See how loop recording MIDI can be used to capture the last take of a performance, merge takes together, or create multiple takes, and how punch in recording is used to correct a specified section.
Chapter 6 : Audio Recording
Learn some of the necessary steps, settings, options, and shortcuts for normal audio recording.
See how to set up a post fader headphone mix by simultaneously creating sends on all the tracks to a bus, which is routed to a separate physical output on your audio interface.
Explore how to prepare for multitrack audio recording, enable pre-fader metering, and use playlists for alternate takes.
See how to create and set up an auxiliary track as a drum subgroup and another as an effects return for reverb.
Learn how to combine the best of both worlds by using hardware monitoring at the same time as software reverb
Discover how to tweak the setup to accommodate a vocalist’s headphone mix and lay down multiple takes using a single playlist.
Watch how to set up loop recording over a specified range and generate a new playlist with
See how to establish a time range for automated punching in and how to set up the necessary monitoring options.
See how to set up and use QuickPunch for easy punching in on the fly, great for when you're recording yourself.
Learn how to use an Aux Track as a means of processing an input signal before it reaches an audio track, so that it can be “printed” to disc with effects.
Chapter 7 : Working with Tracks
See how to customize, manage and navigate tracks using a variety of menu, mouse, and shortcut based options.
Explore how keyboard shortcuts are used to cycle through the track view selector display options and track height settings.
Discover the different ways the track list can be used to selectively filter tracks from view in both the Edit and Mix windows.
Learn how to create and work with groups in either or both of the Edit and Mix windows.
See some of the various ways to locate the edit and playback cursors both together and separately.
Chapter 8 : Playback and Editing
Explore some of the different ways of auditioning timeline and edit selections with and without pre or post roll.
See the various ways regions can be displayed and renamed and how to use cut, copy, paste as well as the undo history.
Discover ways of accessing and using the Edit Modes, and how to customize the "Snap to Grid" functionality.
Learn how to get around Pro Tools 9 using the zoom buttons, zoomer tool, zoom preset buttons, zoom toggle command and the mouse scroll wheel.
Explore some of the hidden functions available with the three most often used tools in Pro Tools 9.
See how the Scrubber Tool is used to audition up to two tracks of audio at variable speeds, and how to the pencil tool is used to redraw an audio waveform, create and edit MIDI notes directly in the Edit Window, and create tempo events in a tempo map.
Explore some methods of elaborating on the basic selection techniques covered throughout the previous videos.
Learn various ways of creating, separating, trimming, and nudging regions and selections.
Chapter 9 : Arranging and Mixing
See how to work with matching alternate takes in playlist view and comp together a track from multiple takes.
Learn some MIDI note editing techniques that are used both directly in the Edit window and in the MIDI Editor window.
Discover how MIDI information is edited using the Event Operations window.
Explore how elastic audio is used to quantize and pitch shift multi-tracked live drums
See some of the different ways to use memory locations to recall edit selections and other session attributes in addition to standard positional information.
Watch how effects processing is used to sculpt the sound by shaping the frequency response with the Digirack EQ and controlling the dynamic range with the compressor plug-in.
Discover how automation can be generated either by mousing fader or plug-in controls or by drawing directly in the Edit Window.
Watch as we put the final touches on the mix and then render it down to a new stereo file through a process referred to as 'Bounce to Disc'.
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Fully compatible with Pro Tools 9 Native and Pro Tools 9 HD, Eli takes you from the very beginning, covering the important basics such as session creation, hardware and I/O setup, mix and edit window overviews, importing audio, all the way to recording and editing audio and MIDI, record modes, multi-track drum recording and editing, using effects, Elastic Audio, automation, bouncing your masterpiece and so much more.
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