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Pro Tools LE® 8 Ignite!: The Visual Guide for New Users by Andrew Hagerman

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Chapter 2. Getting Around in Pro Tools

In Chapter 1, you took the time to install and set up your Pro Tools system. You’ve gone the extra mile and learned how Pro Tools “thinks” regarding sessions and files. You’ve even gotten to the point of creating, opening, and playing session files. Now, let’s go to the next level of using Pro Tools and get better acquainted with the layout of the Pro Tools environment.

Think of this chapter as a brief primer in the “Pro Tools way” of getting the job done. Based upon the general architecture discussed in this chapter, you’ll be able to efficiently navigate through the operations and features we’ll go through later.

Some more experienced computer-based producers will immediately see similarities between Pro ...

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