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This best-selling reference’s visual format and step-by-step, task-based instructions will have readers up and running with Pro Tools in no time. With this latest release of Pro Tools, Digidesign establishes their world-leading recording and mixing application as a serious contender in the music-creation market. In this completely updated edition of our best-selling guide to Pro Tools, readers will learn how to use the many new features in this major update to the software, including working in the new user interface, using the new virtual instruments, using the new Elastic Pitch feature, working with the new score editor, notation, and Midi editing tools, and much much more.
Acclaimed musician and producer Tom Damly has also created the training materials for seven major releases of Pro Tools for Digidesign. A wide variety of readers, from beginning up to advanced, will benefit from his clear instructions and friendly approach, guiding them through the program, from starting a session, to recording and editing, and to final mixing and mastering.
This bestselling reference’s visual format and step-by-step, task-based instructions will have readers up and running with Pro Tools in no time. With this latest release of Pro Tools, Digidesign establishes its audio recording platform as a serious contender in the music creation market, with a long list of enhanced capabilities for the home studio. In this completely new edition of our bestselling guide to Pro Tools, readers will learn how to use the new features in the latest release, including automation lanes, track comping, MIDI and Score editors, notation, and more.
Musician and producer Tom Dambly has been an audio consultant and music technology writer for over ten years and has written product documentation and training materials for seven major releases of Pro Tools. From beginners to accomplished users, readers will benefit from his clear instructions that cover everything from creating a session and recording to editing, mixing, and final delivery.
About the Author
Tom Dambly is a writer, freelance musician, and producer. He has published numerous articles on music and media and has been documenting professional audio products for over a decade. As a trumpet soloist, he has premiered and recorded new works by composers from around the world. His producing credits include a bestselling play-along CD and a Grammy-winning recording. For more information, visit www.dambly.com.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Installing and Setting Up Pro Tools
Chapter 2 The Pro Tools Workspace
Chapter 3 Working with Sessions
Chapter 4 Working with Tracks
Chapter 5 Navigating and Playing Sessions
Chapter 6 Recording Audio
Chapter 7 Recording MIDI
Chapter 8 Importing Audio and MIDI
Chapter 9 Working with Selections
Chapter 10 Working with Regions
Chapter 11 Editing Audio
Chapter 12 Editing MIDI
Chapter 13 Mixing
Chapter 14 Using Plug-Ins
Chapter 15 Automating Mix Controls
Chapter 16 Mixing Down and Mastering
Chapter 17 Working with Video
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