Audio production can be broken down into a number of phases: recording (or tracking), editing, mixing, and mastering, to name but a few. Like many DAWs, Pro Tools perhaps shines brightest in the editing phase. In its nonlinear environment, you can accomplish in seconds what used to take minutes or hours with tape-based systems. And of course, there is always the Undo function if you make a mistake. Even among DAWs, Pro Tools has led the pack in the world of audio editing.
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to do the following:
Take advantage of the Pro Tools Edit window.
Use the edit modes, and know the best one to choose in any given situation.
Work with Pro Tools’ basic editing features.
Use processes such as Cut, Copy, and Paste to ...