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Pro Tools® 10 IGNITE! by Andrew Hagerman

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Understanding Sessions and Files

Now you’ve gotten Pro Tools installed, and your system is set up (at least from a hardware perspective). Before you get any deeper into the world of Pro Tools, you should take a moment to understand the general principles behind this powerful digital audio workstation. An understanding of Pro Tools’ overall architecture and how different elements work together is important fundamental knowledge as you continue to grow as a Pro Tools user.

Pro Tools Is a Pointer-Based Application

It’s common to refer to a cursor as a pointer. But when you’re discussing a pointer-based application like Pro Tools, you’re referring to the way the program deals with digital audio data. In Pro Tools’ case, this pointer-based structure ...

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