Pro Tools is the industry-standard software for music and post-production. Updated for version 12, this course covers the essential concepts and techniques necessary for recording, editing, mixing, and mastering in Pro Tools. Composer/producer Skye Lewin teaches you how to create music with virtual instruments and plugins, work with audio and video files, and make both basic edits and more advanced edits with tools like Elastic Time and Pitch. Plus, learn to create a musical score, write and edit automation, and mix with effects loops and more. Finally, discover how to bounce down a final master and export and archive your session. Whether you’re a producer, a sound engineer, or a hobbyist, this course can help you become proficient in Pro Tools 12.
Topics include: * Exploring the Pro Tools interface * Connecting hardware * Adjusting preferences and settings * Selecting inputs, outputs, and busses * Understanding signal paths and gain stages * Defining input and output settings * Importing audio * Recording and editing audio and MIDI * Composing with virtual instruments * Adjusting time, tempo, meter, key, and chords in arrangements * Using delay compensation * Mixing and mastering * Exporting to MP3 * Setting up an effects loop (sends and returns) * Importing and working with video * Working to picture with music, Foley, ADR, and FX * Archiving a session