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Pro Tools 101 Official Courseware, Version 9.0

Pro Tools 101 Official Courseware, Version 9.0

ISBN 13: 9781435458802

ISBN 10: 143545880X

Author: Avid, Inc.

Pages: 500

Published: 01/03/2011

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Description
PRO TOOLS 101 OFFICIAL COURSEWARE takes a comprehensive approach to learning the fundamentals of Pro Tools systems. Now updated for Pro Tools 9 software, this new edition from the definitive authority on Pro Tools covers everything you need to know to complete a Pro Tools project. Learn to build sessions that include multitrack recordings of live instruments, MIDI sequences, software synthesizers, and virtual instruments. Through hands-on tutorials, develop essential techniques for recording, editing, and mixing. The included DVD-ROM offers tutorial files and videos, additional documentation, and Pro Tools sessions to accompany the projects in the text. Developed as the foundation course of the official Avid Pro Tools Certification program, the guide can be used to learn on your own or to pursue formal Pro Tools certification through a an Avid Authorized Training Partner. Join the ranks of audio professionals around the world as you unleash the creative power of your Pro Tools system.
Note*: If you are buying the e-book version of this product, any CD/DVD supplement files referenced throughout the book can be accessed for free at our Companion Downloads page.
Benefits
  • Updated to cover the newest features of Pro Tools 9.
  • Ensures the most credible, reliable information available with its recognition as Avid's official first level of training for Pro Tools users.
  • Facilitates comprehension by starting from the ground up, introducing Pro Tools systems, setup, and basic operations, and using easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions.
  • Encourages real-world uses for the software with hands-on exercises that allow readers to easily identify the focus of each lesson and practice new skills.
  • Highlights key concepts with numerous figures and illustrations.
  • Enhances learning experience with an accompanying DVD that contains sample sessions and source files that can be used with the book's many exercises.
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Table of Contents
Part I: BACKGROUND INFORMATION.
1. Getting to Know Pro Tools.
2. Getting Inside Pro Tools.
Part II: WORKING WITH SESSIONS.
3. Creating Your First Session.
4. Making Your First Audio Recording.
5. Importing Media into Your Session.
6. Making Your First MIDI Recording.
7. Selecting and Navigating.
8. Basic Editing Techniques.
9. Basic Mixing Techniques.
10. Finishing Your Work.
Part III: HANDS-ON PROJECTS.
11. Prelude. Project Introduction and Setup.
12. Project 1. Music Hands-On Project.
13. Project 2. Post Hands-On Project.
14. Part IV: Course Completion.
15. Overview. Information for Course Completion.
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