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

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2 Pro Tools Terms and Concepts

Whether you’re new to Pro Tools or you have an extensive audio background, you may find it helpful to explore the basic concepts in this chapter. These conceptual building blocks will provide a good grounding for your exploration of non-linear audio and the virtual studio. Some of the terms defined in this chapter have specific meanings in the Pro Tools environment (for example, tracks versus channels), so even experienced audio users can benefit from taking a moment to review this material. If this is your first time around with digital audio workstations and with Pro Tools in particular, this chapter should help you get up to speed quickly.

Pro Tools Data and Files

Each Pro Tools session consists of multiple files ...

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