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Pro Tools® 10 IGNITE! by Andrew Hagerman

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5. Editing

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 ...

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