Although you can certainly record live audio into Pro Tools (it wouldn’t be much of an audio workstation if you couldn’t!), that’s not the only way to get sounds into your session. Indeed, one of the big advantages of a computer-based DAW is that you can import digital audio files into a pre-existing project, bypassing the recording process entirely.
Importing files into Pro Tools is a quick and easy way to get started. As with many Pro Tools operations, there are a number of ways to get the job done. In this section, we’ll explore the two basic methods: using the File menu and using the Workspace Browser.
Using Your Tutorial Sessions
The examples shown in the remainder of this chapter use the Chapter 3 import materials. You’ll ...