In this lesson, our instructor Evren Edler gives an introduction to clips. He starts by discussing clips and clips list, how to find clips, selecting clips, unused clips, sort by, and clear find. He then moves on to auditioning clips, placing and dragging clips, spot mode, sync point, clearing clips, renaming clips, and clip info.
If you are running an earlier
version of Pro Tools, this will apply to you as Regions. Regions are
called Clips in Pro Tools 10 Edition.
Clips: are building clocks of
your sessions. They contain information such as Audio, MIDI &
Zoom Toggle to Finding Clips:
if you have a busy session when you select a clip in the clip list,
you may not be able to see it on the edit view. You can zoom toggle
to view, “E”.
Finding Clips: Under the clip
list drop down menu arrow, you can choose “Find Clips” or use
the short cut Shift Com F.
When you search, Title of
search will appear at the top.
Clear Find: to get back to clip
Auditioning Clips: option
clicking on clips in the clip window lets you audition path defined
under I/O settings.
Placing Clips: We can drag
clips from clip list to our edit window.
Timeline Drop Order will
define the track & clip look on our edit window.
We can choose “snap to
previous” or “snap to next” options to snap clips.
Placing Clips with Playback
Control + dragging a
clip will align the start of the clip with the playback cursor.
Command + control +
dragging a clip will align the end of the clip with the
Spot Mode: Use to manually type
where you want to bring your clips in.
Sync Point: Choose Identify
Sync Point under Clip menu bar or (Command +,) short cut to
get to it. We can only have one sync point on a clip.
Remove will remove the clip
out of your session.
Delete will permanently delete
the clip as a file in your desk as well.
Renaming Clips: You can double
click the clips with the grabber tool to rename clips or right click
the clips in the clip list.
You can also rename a bunch of
clips all at once by “Auto Rename” under the drop down arrow in
the clips list.
Clip Info: You can choose
rating under the clip menu bar. You can also choose current time for
timebase info (bar/ beats or timecode etc), overlap and more.
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.