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Pro Tools 101 Official Courseware, Version 8

Pro Tools 101 Official Courseware, Version 8

ISBN 13: 9781598638660

ISBN 10: 1598638661

Author: Digidesign

Pages: 416

Published: 01/21/2009

Print Book Price: $49.99 Add to cart

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Digidesign's Official Pro Tools 101 Courseware takes a comprehensive approach to learning the fundamentals of Pro Tools"HD®, Pro Tools LE®, or Pro Tools M-Powered™ systems. Now updated for Pro Tools 8 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 Digidesign Training and Education program, the guide can be used to learn on your own or to pursue formal Pro Tools certification through a Digidesign-authorized school. Join the ranks of audio professionals around the world as you unleash the creative power of your Pro Tools system.
  • This is Digidesign's official book designed to help readers learn the fundamental operating procedures of Pro Tools, the world's most popular recording software.
  • Starts from the ground up, introducing Pro Tools systems, setup, and basic operations, with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction.
  • Contains numerous figures and illustrations as well as hands-on exercises, allowing the reader to easily identify the focus of each lesson and practice their new skills.
  • Ships with a DVD filled with sample sessions and source files, for use with the book's many exercises.
  • Companion website available here:
Author Bio
Digidesign, a division of Avid, is the industry leader in digital audio production, providing the professional music, broadcast, multimedia, and film industries with tools for audio creation, post production, collaboration, and distribution.
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Table of Contents
Introduction: Welcome to Pro Tools 101

Part 1: Background Information

Chapter 1: Getting to Know Pro Tools
Chapter 2: Getting Inside Pro Tools

Part II: Working with Sessions
Chapter 3: Creating Your First Session
Chapter 4: Making Your First Audio Recording
Chapter 5: Importing Media into Your Session
Chapter 6: Making Your First MIDI Recording
Chapter 7: Selecting and Navigating
Chapter 8: Basic Editing Techniques
Chapter 9: Basic Mixing Techniques
Chapter 10: Finishing Your Work

Part III: Hands-On Projects
Overview: Project Introduction and Setup

Project 1: Music Hands-on Project
Project 2: Post Hands-On Project

Part IV: Course Completion
Overview: Information for Course Completion

Appendix A: DigiRack Plug-Ins
Appendix B: Creative Collection Plug-Ins