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Evren Edler

Evren Edler

Creating A New Session

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction to Pro Tools
Introduction to Pro Tools

8m 51s

Intro
0:00
A Sampling of What You Will Learn
0:02
Intro to Pro Tools
0:30
Explaining the Sample
1:18
Transport
2:09
Numeric Keypad
2:29
Loop
2:39
Selector Tool
2:53
Channel Strip & Plug-Ins
3:14
Virtual Instruments
3:57
Automation
4:36
Structure Free
5:00
Regions / Clips List
5:54
Solo / Mute Button
6:13
Review of General First Look at Track
6:35
Audio Files
6:57
Definitions and Basics

25m 18s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:22
What is Pro Tools?
0:53
Pro Tools Software: 5 Major Things You Can Do With Pro Tools
1:23
History of Pro Tools
5:26
Pro Tools Hardware: What You Need to Run Pro Tools
11:03
Basics of Digital Audio
14:55
System Configurations
18:46
Audio Interfaces Works With Pro Tools, Powering Up & iLok System
20:45
iLok System
23:07
Session Folders

34m 14s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:08
Pro Tools File Structures
0:23
File Organization
2:46
File Types
4:05
Pro Tools Session File
4:11
WaveCache File
7:25
Audio File
8:32
Plug-In Settings
11:00
Session File Backups
11:21
MIDI Files
14:06
Sibelius Files
14:49
Clip Groups
17:09
Video Files
20:08
Fade Files
21:15
Rendered Files
22:24
Hardware Buffer Size
24:02
CPU Usage Limit
26:24
Starting Up Pro Tools
30:59
Menu Structures

59m 28s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:08
Pro Tools Menu Structure
1:34
Hiding Options
5:00
File Menu
14:09
Edit Menu
18:21
View Menu
23:13
Track Menu
28:53
Clip Menu
32:25
Event Menu
34:41
AudioSuite Menu
36:50
Options Menu
38:13
Set Up Menu
42:25
Windows Menu
45:47
Store Menu/ Marketplace
55:27
Help Menu
56:12
Edit Window

49m 31s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:07
Edit Window
0:29
Edit Tools
3:20
Edit Modes
22:08
Time Scales & Rulers
32:12
Ruler Views
33:53
Other Controls
45:09
Mix Window

36m 43s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:09
Features of Mix Window
0:47
Definition of Mix Window
1:15
Different Types of Tracks/ Channel Strips
3:07
Similarities Between Edit & Mix Windows
7:16
Coloring the Tracks
7:57
Faders, Meters, Panning & Viewing Options
15:08
Signal Routing Windows
17:27
Use Inserts, Types of Plug-Ins & Operating Them
19:27
Pro Tools Plug In Window

24m 25s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:10
Plug-In Windows
0:59
Effects Plug-Ins
3:04
Certain Settings/ Presets of Most Effects
6:09
Bypass / How to Adjust in Effects Plug-Ins
10:31
Comparing Sound With Previous Setting
11:25
View Virtual Instrument Plug-Ins
18:39
Transport Window, MIDI & Score Editor

39m 36s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:11
Transport Window
0:33
Counters
3:33
MIDI Controls
4:22
Set Up The Tempo or Meter In Our Sessions
4:38
Set Up Metronome
5:00
Additional Editor Windows Such as MIDI & Score Editor
24:47
Creating A New Session

43m 42s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:09
Create & Configure a Protool Session
2:11
Parameter Settings
6:11
Sample Rates
6:34
I/O Settings
7:50
Bit Depths
8:00
Different Types of Tracks: Creating & Naming Tracks
9:40
Edit & Playback Cursor
30:49
Playback Cursor
30:57
Edit Cursor
31:54
Recording Audio

35m 23s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:07
Audio Storage Requirements
0:47
Disk Space Window
1:45
Create a Click Track, Prepare & Record Audio
3:10
Preparing to Record
8:01
Record-Enabling Tracks
12:40
Record Tracks: Insertion Follows Playback
18:50
Learn About Clips: How to View, Rename & Delete Them
20:24
Talk About Destructive/ Non-Destructive Recording
24:19
Looping & Punching Options
28:02
Disk Space
29:12
Recording MIDI

40m 4s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:09
What's MIDI & How It Works
0:39
MIDI in Pro Tools
1:14
2 Types of Tracks You Could Work With MIDI Data in Pro Tools
1:30
Creating MIDI Compatible Tracks & Instrument Tracks
2:30
Sample Based vs. Tick Based Operation
4:50
Connecting a MIDI Device
7:37
MIDI Track-Record Enable
10:18
MIDI Controls
10:34
Input Quantize
12:37
Setting the Tempo & Meter for Our Session
21:04
Setting the Key Signature
22:23
Record MIDI Using PT Virtual Instruments
25:30
Selecting & Navigating

37m 31s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:10
Universe Window
3:36
Timeline Edit Selections
7:40
Timeline Selection Fields
9:54
Make A Selection
11:40
Selecting with Timeline Selection In/Out Points
13:20
Edit Selections
14:19
Selecting with Edit Selection Fields
16:05
Creating Separate Timeline Selections & Edit Selections
17:43
Enabling Link Track & Edit Selection
20:43
Using the Tab Key
22:47
Tab to Transients
24:12
Adjusting the Session View
26:44
Zoom Controls
28:53
Storing & Recalling Zoom Presets
30:26
Working With Markers in Our Sessions
32:25
Basic Editing Techniques

43m 20s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:11
Setting Playback Options & Loop Playback
1:50
Loop Playback
7:10
Edit Modes & How to Combine Them
9:32
Configuring the Grid
13:25
Learn Standard & Specific Editing Commands
16:31
Trim & Loop Trim Function
29:35
Nudge Function
30:38
Create Fades & Crossfades
33:14
Editing Audio & MIDI

37m

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:12
Basic Editing Techniques From the Last Lesson
1:00
Editing Tools & Edit Modes to Edit A Track
6:08
MIDI & Score Editor
30:26
Importing & Exporting Audio, MIDI & Video Files

33m 12s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:12
Import Audio, MIDI & Video Files
0:33
Import Audio Dialog Box
2:43
Import MIDI File
10:20
Export MIDI
16:49
Importing Video
21:38
Shortcut Keys
23:10
Session Set Up
28:08
Syncing Video
29:04
SMPTE
29:21
Example Music for Movie
30:37
Arranging A Track

37m 30s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:09
Preview Track to Work With
1:00
Arrangement of Recorded Tracks
4:29
Grouping
4:36
Input & Output
11:34
Cool Tip to Record Audio
15:32
Vacuum
30:13
Importance of Saving & Viewing Track
33:05
Basic Mixing Techniques

42m 4s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:10
Basic Mixing Techniques
1:43
Mixing Definition
2:12
Inputs/ Outputs, Sends & Returns, Using Effects Plug-Ins
2:26
Outputs
2:39
Sends & Returns
7:17
Tricks to Mixing
28:43
Avid Channel Strip
37:19
Finishing Your Work

14m 31s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:09
Continue Editing Previous Track
0:51
Save As
5:37
Back Up Session
4:10
Saving Session Copy in
7:53
Sharing A Session Between Systems
8:30
Bouncing

25m 23s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:12
Intro Continued
1:14
Common Mistakes
2:24
Bouncing to Disk
4:13
File Types
8:44
Adding a Bounce File to iTunes Library
15:24
Sharing a Bounce File on SoundCloud
21:27
Review
24:44
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Post by Amet Nazifi on May 7, 2013

What third party companies do you recommend for Importing loops other than Pro-tools. I have pro-tools 9 and cannot locate the disc. Thanks!

Creating A New Session

  • Quick Start: When you first launch PT, the quick start dialog box is displayed, giving you options for creating or opening a session.
  • Creating & Configuring Pro Tools Session:
    • From the Quick Start dialog box, you can begin a new recording project either by selecting Creating Session From Template or Create Blank Session. Session Templates comes with PT installer disc, which includes preconfigured with common & mixer setups.
  • Sample Rate: PT supports sample rates up to 192 kHz. To optimize the file sizes in your session, choose the lowest sample rate that meets the needs of the project. A sample rate of 44.1 kHz the industry standard for audio CD. Higher sample rates can be chosen for demanding project, to capture a greater frequency response however, higher sample rates come greater disk space requirements.
  • I/O Settings: PT provides preset input and output configurations for stereo mix or various surround sound options. You can always choose the Last Used to load the settings from your last session.
  • Bit Depth: PT 10 works with files in 16, 24 or 32 bit floating-point audio resolution. The 16-bit option generates smaller files and it’s typically adequate for basic recordings for audio CDs. 24 and 32-bit float options provide greater dynamic range in your recorded audio.
  • Creating A Session: After choosing your session parameters and clicking ok in the Quick Start dialog box, you will be asked to choose a save location and a name for the new session.
  • The Playback Cursor & Edit Cursor:
    • Playback Cursor: It’s a solid, non-blinking line that moves across the screen during playback and indicates where the current playback point is. The playback cursor’s exact time location is displayed in the Main & Sub Counters in the Transport Window.
    • Edit Cursor: The edit cursor is a flashing line that appears when you click the Selector tool in a track. The blinking edit cursor indicates the starting point for any editing tasks that you perform.

Creating A New Session

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:09
  • Create & Configure a Protool Session 2:11
  • Parameter Settings 6:11
    • Sample Rates
    • I/O Settings
    • Bit Depths
  • Different Types of Tracks: Creating & Naming Tracks 9:40
  • Edit & Playback Cursor 30:49
    • Playback Cursor
    • Edit Cursor
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