In this lesson, our instructor Evren Edler gives an introduction to the menu structures. He goes over the file menu, edit menu, view menu, track menu, clip menu, event menu, audiosuite menu, options menu, set up menu, windows menu, store menu/ marketplace, and lastly, the help menu.
File Menu commands let you
create and maintain Pro Tools Session.
Edit Menu commands allow you to
edit and manipulate the current selection and effect data in the
View Menu commands control how
Pro Tools windows, tracks, and track data are displayed.
Track Menu commands let you set
up and maintain tracks in a Pro Tools Session.
Clip Menu commands allow you to
work with Pro Tools Clips. Clips are essentially pointers to
available Audio or MIDI files.
Event Menu contains commands
for modifying the time & tempo setting of your Pro Tools
AudioSuite Menu allows you to
access all AudioSuite plug-ins currently installed on your session.
Options Menu commands let you
select several editing, recording, monitoring, playback, and display
Set Up Menu lets you configure
various Pro Tools hardware and software parameters.
Windows Menu commands allow you
to display various Pro Tools windows and palettes.
Store Menu is new to Pro Tools
10. It provides easy access to Avid store. You can directly log in
to your Avid Account and purchase plug-ins using in application web
Help Menu The
Help menu provides links to important PT documentation and online
resources, including the PT online help system, Avid forums, Audio
Plug-ins guide and more. Also it’s an easy way to reach to PT
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.