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  • 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 & Video.
  • Clip List
  • Show Clips
  • 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”.
  • Sort By
  • 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 view.
  • 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 Cursor
    • 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 playback cursor.
  • 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.
  • Clearing Clips:
    • 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.


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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:08
  • Clips 0:56
  • Clips List 1:44
    • Drop Down Arrow Options
    • Show Clips
  • Finding Clips 4:55
    • Zoom Toggle
  • Clips List 7:18
    • Selecting Clips
    • Unused Clips
    • Sort By
    • Finding Clips
    • Clear Find
  • Auditioning Clips 11:26
  • Placing Clips 12:21
    • Dragging a Clip
  • Placing Clips 14:40
    • Placing Clips with Playback Cursor
  • Spot Mode 17:06
  • Sync Point 18:23
  • Clearing Clips 19:54
    • Permanently Delete Clip
  • Renaming Clips 22:31
    • Rename Multiple Clips (Auto Rename)
  • Clip Info 24:23
    • Processing State
    • Rating
    • Overlap
    • Current Time