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Pro Tools 7 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide with CDROM (Power!)by Colin Macqueen
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Get the most out of Pro Tools 7 with the definitive guidebook! Covering the LE, M-Powered, and HD versions of Pro Tools, Pro Tools 7 Power! is the perfect resource for both newcomers looking to get up and running and more advanced users who would like a complete desk reference on the new version. Everything from basic audio concepts and setting up your system to editing, mixing, plug-ins, MIDI, and much more is here in a usable format that explains techniques in plain language. Helpful keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Macintosh as well as informative notes and practical tips are included throughout the text. The companion CD-ROM includes more than 60 minutes of interactive movie tutorials from Cool School Interactus™ that cover the key concepts and new features of Pro Tools 7. If you are a Pro Tools 6 user, you will be interested in the predecessor to this book, Pro Tools 6 Power!. There you will find all the details for 6.x versions of Pro Tools, its specific procedures, menu selections, and tips for operation. Much of the information within Pro Tools 7 Power! is relevant to any version of Pro Tools; however, in version 7, various menus were reorganized and new features were added that aren't available to users of version 6.
Get ready to conquer the amazing features of Pro Tools 6! This hands-on guide offers a comprehensive overview of Pro Tools operation and takes you through the configurations that are currently available. Learn about the major fields where Pro Tools is commonly used and cover the essential technical background that you need to get your Pro Tools rig interacting with the world around it. With coverage of Pro Tools Version 6.7, "Pro Tools 6 Power!" gives you everything you need to make the most of Pro Tools 6-from general concepts and step-by-step instructions to the technical detail that clarifies concepts and time-saving suggestions and techniques. "Pro Tools 6 Power!" covers both TDM and LE versions, for Macintosh and Windows.
Get the most out of Pro Tools with the definitive guidebook! Covering the LE, M-Powered, and HD versions of Pro Tools for music, post, and multimedia users at all levels, Pro Tools 7 Power!, Second Edition is the perfect resource for both newcomers looking to get up and running, and more advanced users who would like a complete desk reference on the new version. Completely updated for Pro Tools 7.4, everything from basic audio concepts and setting up your system to editing, mixing, plug-ins, MIDI, and much more is here in a usable format that explains techniques in plain language. Helpful keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Macintosh as well as informative notes and helpful tips are included throughout the text. The companion CD-ROM includes more than 60 minutes of interactive movie tutorials from Cool School Interactus™ that help reinforce what you've learned.
About the Author
Colin MacQueen is a musician, composer, technical writer, sound designer and virtual audio engineer. He has been involved with the music and video industries for years, both in production and as a live performer, as a Digidesign distributor in Spain and as an educator on digital audio-related topics. Colin co-authored Pro Tools Power! and Digital Audio Dictionary and wrote and produced all the movie tutorials for the interactive CD-ROMs: ?CSi Starter ? Pro Tools LE?, and ?CSi Starter ? Cubase SX2?, and the IK Multimedia movie tutorials on ?CSi volume 10?. He was a contributing writer or editor on other CD-ROM volumes in the CSi series. In addition, he has served as an independent composer, producer and sound designer for many interactive CD-ROM titles. Colin is a freelance writer on digital audio topics and has taught digital audio courses at both the university level and at broadcast schools.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. About Pro Tools 2. Pro Tools Concepts 3. Your System Configuration 4. Creating Your First Pro Tools Session 5. Transport 6. The Edit Window 7. The Mix Window 8. Menu Selections: Highlights 9. Plug-ins, Inserts and Sends 10. MIDI 11. Synchronization 12. The Pro Tools Groove 13. Music Production 14. Post Production and Soundtracks 15. Sound Design for Interactive Media 16. Bouncing to Disk, Other File Formats 17. Pro Tools Power: The Next Step A: Further study, and resources on the Web B: Add-ons, Extensions and Cool Stuff for your PT rig C: Archive and Backup D: Pro Tools FREE Power! E: Power Tips and Loopy Ideas F: Signal Flow in Pro Tools
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