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Learning Avid Pro Tools 9

Video Description

In this Avid Pro Tools 9 Training Video - Course, composer, musician, educator and author Joe Godfrey teaches you how to use the powerful production tools of this amazing software from Avid. Starting with the basics of Pro Tools, Joe will instruct you how to take advantage of the tools and features for your own audio productions. You begin this computer based training course with the basics of editing in the timeline. As you advance through customizing the interface, recording and editing audio and vocal tracks, and MIDI and more, the unique teaching style that Joe uses will allow you to quickly absorb and retain knowledge through this video instruction. You will will cover other topics such as using sound effects, working with video, mixing, and so much more. By the conclusion of this software video tutorial for Avid Pro Tools 9, you will be fully capable of creating, editing, and outputting any audio production that you want to create. This course comes complete with working files, to allow you to work alongside the author on the same files that he is instructing you on!

Download the working files for this course at: http://www.infiniteskills.com/01670

Table of Contents

  1. 01. Intro To Pro Tools 9
    1. Who Uses Pro Tools? 00:03:00
    2. About This Title And Exercise Files 00:02:23
    3. Pro Tools 9 Installation 00:05:16
    4. Pro Tools 9 Hardware 00:08:51
    5. Signal Flow (Using The Mbox) 00:05:57
    6. Digital Audio 101 00:04:47
  2. 02. Basic Editing In The Timeline
    1. Creating A Blank Session 00:03:56
    2. Importing Audio 00:06:34
    3. Tracks And Window Layouts 00:05:05
    4. Defining And Naming Regions 00:12:56
    5. Editing Tools (Incl. Smart Tool) 00:05:13
    6. Slip And Shuffle Modes 00:04:56
    7. Timeline Ruler Options (Incl. Counters) 00:03:22
    8. Editing With Multiple Tracks 00:11:14
    9. Bounce, Export And Consolidate 00:08:10
  3. 03. Customizing Pro Tools
    1. Pro Tools File Structure 00:04:34
    2. Options For Saving Sessions 00:08:09
    3. Pro Tools Preferences 00:09:16
    4. Window Layouts And Scrolling Options 00:07:51
    5. Sorting In The Region Bin 00:04:19
    6. Clearing Unused Files 00:02:37
    7. Showing And Hiding Tracks 00:03:45
    8. Track And Region Colors And Diamond Lanes 00:05:31
  4. 04. Recording And Editing A Voice Track
    1. Recording An Announcer Track 00:11:26
    2. Setting Up A Cue (Incl. Latency) 00:06:24
    3. The ABC / 123 System 00:04:27
    4. Choosing Takes With The Grabber 00:12:52
    5. Adding Music In The Cue 00:10:59
    6. Effects In The Cue 00:07:25
    7. Editing Dialog 00:15:49
    8. Using The TCE Trimmer To Adjust Timing 00:05:51
    9. Using Pitch Shift To Adjust Voice 00:04:33
  5. 05. Editing Music Tracks
    1. Editing Music On The Grid 00:12:13
    2. Editing 2 Music Tracks Together 00:07:11
    3. Fades And Crossfades 00:05:26
    4. Retiming Library Music Tracks 00:04:24
    5. Setting Triggers In Beat Detective 00:07:26
  6. 06. Elastic Audio
    1. Elastic Audio On A Voice Track 00:07:40
    2. Elastic Audio On A Music Track 00:06:28
    3. Elastic Audio Properties 00:04:09
  7. 07. MIDI In Pro Tools
    1. Connecting A MIDI Keyboard 00:07:08
    2. Comparing MIDI And Audio Tracks 00:04:02
    3. Virtual Instrument Library In XPand 00:05:38
    4. Adding Percussion 00:06:07
    5. Add Bass 00:09:20
    6. MIDI Event List 00:04:00
    7. Customizing XPand Patches 00:06:05
    8. Adding Keys And Editing Velocities 00:06:37
    9. Arranging Using Virtual Instruments 00:06:19
    10. Performance Transpositions In XPand 2 00:05:04
    11. Saving Instrument Collections As Templates 00:03:53
  8. 08. Tracking Instruments
    1. Tracking Guitar 00:13:33
    2. Arranging On The Fly 00:06:35
    3. Add Percussion 00:05:52
    4. Add Electric Bass 00:06:59
    5. Add Electric Guitar Using Playlists 00:09:58
    6. Eleven Library 00:07:12
    7. Half Speed Record 00:08:17
  9. 09. Sound Design
    1. The Concept Of Sound Design 00:01:41
    2. Importing SFX And Setting A Phone EQ 00:08:38
    3. Creative Use Of Plugins For SFX 00:07:51
    4. Identifying Sync Points 00:06:19
    5. Timing Music To SFX 00:07:46
    6. Timing SFX To Music 00:08:05
    7. Timing SFX To Match The Music 00:11:59
    8. Combining MIDI With SFX Using Structure 00:06:48
    9. Putting Structure To Work 00:09:43
  10. 10. Working With Video
    1. Importing A Movie 00:06:30
    2. Spotting The Movie 00:05:59
    3. Setting The Tempo Of The Score 00:12:41
    4. Building The Sound Palette 00:11:39
    5. Using Spot Mode For Precise Placement 00:05:06
    6. Building An Alternate Version In The Timeline 00:03:00
    7. Bouncing The Movie 00:07:00
  11. 11. Mixing And Automation
    1. The Philosophy Of Mixing 00:03:06
    2. Groups And Other Tips 00:09:31
    3. EQ And Volume 00:06:15
    4. Busses And Aux Inputs 00:06:11
    5. Customizing Mixing Templates 00:05:29
    6. Printing Effects And Stems 00:05:03
    7. Automation, Write Touch And Latch 00:06:54
    8. Automating Plugin Parameters 00:03:29
  12. 12. Digibase Browser
    1. The Workspace Browser 00:04:43
    2. The Project Browser 00:03:47
  13. 13. Conclusion
    1. About The Author 00:01:18