Basic videos for those getting started with Pro Tools
This video gives a brief overview of the Basic series. This course is designed for both Mac and Windows. This video covers basic installation, ilok, and the prerequisites for starting this course. Avid’s Compatability Chart: Mac: http://bit.ly/MACPTComp Windows: http://bit.ly/WinPTComp
In this video we cover System Optimizations for Mac Mountain Lion and where to get information for Windows Optimizations. We also cover freeing up Pro Tools Key Commands and Function Keys. Finally we cover other system optimizations to have Pro Tools run smoothly such as Playback Buffer settings. Avid Knowledge Base: http://bit.ly/AvidKnBa
In this video, we give a quick overview of the Edit/Mix Window. We show you where all of the hidden windows are in the Edit Window. This includes the track list, clips list, edit group list, and docked MIDI Editor. We show how to show and hide Toolbar items as well as how to show […]
This video covers the Transport Window. We cover how to customize the transport window. This video explains the buttons on the transport window including Play, Loop Playback, Record, Record enabled and Input Monitoring Indicators, Pre and Post Roll, Selection Indicators, Main Timebase Ruler and Sub Counter.
This video covers how to create a click track (metronome), how to set the tempo, configure count off and other click options. The video also explains how to change the click sound. Finally, we talk about how to select a meter and the click subdivisions.
This video covers the following topics about working with audio and audio tracks:Creating an Audio Track, Choosing stereo or mono, samples and tick based, naming tracks, resizing tracks, choosing inputs and outputs, monitoring through Pro Tools, setting low hardware buffer size, setting up auto input monitoring, setting appropriate levels, recording audio, recording with quick punch […]
This video explains: what instrument tracks are for, how to create an instrument track, whether to choose stereo or mono, loading a software instrument, instrument view with MIDI routing, quickly going through instrument presets, MIDI wait for Note, recording MIDI, and MIDI merge.
This video emphasizes the importance of levels and balance in mixing. We cover Faders, panniers, solo, mute in more detail as well as show locations for both the Mix and Edit Window. We show how to make the channels in the mix window narrow and cover the Mix Window View Selector to customize the Mix […]