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

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9 Plug-Ins, Inserts, and Sends

This chapter looks a little more closely at how audio can be processed and routed within Pro Tools’ software-based mixing environment. Plug-ins, inserts, and sends are discussed in Chapter 2 and especially in Chapter 7, but this chapter will help deepen your understanding of how audio moves around in Pro Tools’ virtual signal-routing environment. If you are completely new to Pro Tools, be sure to read Chapter 7 first, which introduces you to the elements in the Mix window; this chapter expands on the concepts presented there.

Signal Routing in Pro Tools

Appendix E, “Signal Flow in Pro Tools,” provides basic diagrams of audio signal flow within Pro Tools. While recording audio onto a track in Pro Tools, the signal ...

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