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Pro Tools® 10 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide by Frank D. Cook

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Appendix C: Archive and Backup

Digital audio data occupies large amounts of disk space. As seen in Table 3.1 in Chapter 3, even at 16-bit resolution and a 44.1-kHz sample rate (used on standard audio CDs), each stereo minute of audio consumes 10 MB of disk space. If you’re recording 24-bit audio at 192 kHz, each minute on each stereo track occupies 68.8 MB!

The large size of Pro Tools projects means that some of the more common methods for backing up and archiving data can become inconvenient. A graphic designer, for example, might make daily backups to rewritable CDs or DVDs or a USB drive, and copy completed projects to recordable CDs or DVDs for long-term storage. But Pro Tools projects with multiple takes on multiple tracks (let alone higher ...

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