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How To : Make a drum loop with MIDI on Pro Tools

This video shows a quick and easy way to create a drum loop using "MIDI MERGE". A stereo instrument track with expand 2 is used here. First, select a track, expand 2, and select session drums (you can take any other track) for the patch and also create a "click track" which wi ...more

How To : Add effects while recording with Pro Tools 8

Pro Tools 8 enables you to add all kinds of effects to all of the audio you are recording and working on. Music producer and musician David Franz has taken on the role of educator to share the knowledge that can only come from his years of experience to demonstrate some of the ...more

How To : Delete notes from tracks using Pro Tools

Pro Tools is extensive enough that you can actually delete individual notes from tracks that you don't like. This tutorial shows you how to go into the built in MIDI editor and delete or alter notes for your own music projects.

How To : Remove Vocals from a Song in Pro Tools

If you need to remove vocals from a song in Pro Tools first you need to open Pro Tools and load the song. First, you need to split this track so go to Track and click split to mono. Now, mute this first track. Next, you want to remove the stereo by panning each the bottom to 0 ...more

How To : Manipulate time with elastic audio in Pro Tools 8

Want to speed up or slow down an audio region while leaving its timbral characteristics alone? Whether you're new to Digidesign's Pro Tools digital audio workstation (or DAW) or just want to learn how to take advantage of Pro Tools 8's new features, you're sure to benefit from ...more

How To : Burn your mix to CD with Pro Tools® SE

Pro Tools is THE software choice for digital audio recording and editing. You've got some serious power at your disposal and you'll want to know how to handle it all. This video shows how to take your finished Mix from Pro Tools SE, and burn it to a CD that will play in any CD ...more

How To : Set up a mastering session in Pro Tools 9

In need of a quick guide on how to master a finished mix within Pro Tools 9? This free video software tutorial from Lynda presents a complete and thorough overview of the process. Whether you're new to Pro Tools or just new to Pro Tools 9, Avid's first native, software-only ve ...more

How To : Edit in Pro Tools

Bob and Brett guide you through the various editing tools available to you in Pro Tools - some covered are the trimmer and the selector. The key to remember is Pro Tools never removes audio, only edits. The second video in the editing series covers how to use the four edit mod ...more

How To : Access and use the MIDI event list in Pro Tools 9

In need of a quick guide on how to use and make edits with the MIDI event list within Pro Tools 9? This free video software tutorial from Lynda presents a complete and thorough overview of the process. Whether you're new to Pro Tools or just new to Pro Tools 9, Avid's first na ...more

How To : Record an audio track with Pro Tools

It's easy to record an audio track with Pro Tools! This tutorial walks you through everything you need to know to set an input channel, establish a level for your instrument and setting up record. You're also shown how you set up loops and cycles when recording.

How To : Use editing tools in Pro Tools

This audio editing software tutorial will show you how to use all the different editing tools in Pro Tools. This includes the zoom, edge, selector, grabber, scrubber, and pencil tools. (Connor Smith also talks about the multiple types of zoom tools, the time compression/expans ...more

How To : Edit pictures within Microsoft Excel 2010

Learn how to work with digital images within MS Excel 2010. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular spreadsheet application or a seasoned business professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the unique features of Excel 2010, you're sure to be well served by t ...more

How To : Run a basic recording session in Pro Tools

This tutorial covers several aspects of using Pro Tools. You'll learn not only how to record an audio track to include in your final project, but also how to record at a specific point and make use of cycle or loop recording.

How To : Sound like T-Pain with Antares Auto-Tune and Pro Tools 8

In this video tutorial, we learn how to achieve that now-classic T-Pain sound with Antares Auto-Tune and Pro Tools 8. Whether you're new to Digidesign's popular DAW (digital audio workstation) or simply new to Auto-Tune, you're sure to be well served by this video guide.

How To : Record an instrument track in Pro Tools

Add a instrumet (or MIDI) track to your project in Pro Tools! This tutorial shows you how you can take advantage of many of the various functions available to you in Pro Tools and incorporate instruments into your current music project.

How To : Use the guitar amp effect in Pro Tools

This tutorial covers the guitar amp feature in Pro Tools. You can distort the sound, change the tone of your guitar sound or even shape the track to your liking after it's been laid down. It also coveres how you can save guitar amp presets.

How To : Mix and master in Pro Tools 8

Want to learn the basics of mixing and mastering? Whether you're new to Digidesign's Pro Tools digital audio workstation (or DAW) or just want to learn how to take advantage of Pro Tools 8's new features, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from the folks at L ...more

How To : Use the Beat Detective tool in Pro Tools 8

Learn how to use the Beat Detective drum replacement tool in Pro Tools 8. Whether you're new to Digidesign's popular DAW or a seasoned audio pressional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the Pro Tools 8 workflow, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. ...more

How To : Crossfade in Pro Tools

A crossfade allows you to fade parts in and out when using Pro Tools, in order to give the appearance of an organic part. Bob and Brett walk you through it in this video.

How To : Use Smart Tool and Edit Modes in Pro Tools

This audio editing software tutorial will show you how to use the smart tool in Pro Tools. Besides showing you the smart tool, Connor Smith will cover the different edit modes (shuffle, spot, slip, grid, and relative grid) available in Pro Tools.

How To : Automate tempo in Pro Tools LE

Connor shows you how to automate the tempo map in Pro Tools LE. This sounds simple, but sometimes in Pro Tools the simple tasks aren't so easy to see. Let Connor show you the way and you'll be automating tempos in Pro Tools in no time.

How To : Use the Transport tool in Pro Tools SE

This video is for anyone looking to increase their ability with Pro Tools. You're shown how to make use of the Transport tool, and also how to implement several QWERTY commands which will make your recording process much easier and more efficient.

How To : Troubleshoot the installation of Pro Tools on a Mac

You've just gotten your brand new copy of Pro Tools, and can't wait to install it on your Mac and get started with music editing! But what if the installation has problems? This video shows you some common problems when trying to install Pro Tools on a Mac, and how to fix them.

How To : Bounce a project to disk in Pro Tools LE

This audio editing software tutorial will show you how to bounce a project in Pro Tools LE. Connor Smith shows you how to select the region to bounce, choose which export options you'd like, and make the bounce from Pro Tools LE.

How To : Sweeten drum sounds in Pro Tools 8

Learn how to punch up your drum tracks when working in Pro Tools 8. Whether you're new to Digidesign's popular DAW or a seasoned audio pressional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the Pro Tools 8 workflow, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For m ...more

How To : Add effects to your track when using Pro Tools

Want to create some really killer track effects for your project in Pro Tools? This tutorial covers how you can make your audio and instrumental tracks sit well in the mix, and add certain special sound effects to your final project.

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