Hot Pro Tools How-Tos

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 more information, and to get started improving drum sounds in your own Pro Tools projects, watch this free video guide.

How To: Conform and quantize audio in Pro Tools 8

Learn how to use Pro Tools 8's time warp features to conform and quantize your audio files. 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 more information, and to get started conforming and quantizing audio clips in your own Pro Tools projects, watch this free video guide.

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. For more information, and to get started using Beat Detective in your own Pro Tools projects, watch this free video guide.

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 this video tutorial. For more information, and to get started editing pictures in your own 2010 worksheets, watch this free video guide.

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 Lynda. Specifically, this software tutorial provides a complete overview of how to use Pro Tools' assorted plug-ins and tools to mix and master.

How To: Use Layer Styles in Adobe Photoshop CS3, CS4 or CS5

Almost everyone who is a regular user of Photoshop knows and loves Layer Styles - but what if you're just coming to it! This clip covers the basics of Layer Styles for creative titles and elements. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-s...

How To: Manipulate timing with warp markers in Pro Tools 8

Want to selectively adjust the timing of an audio region? 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 Lynda. Specifically, this software tutorial provides a complete overview of how to use warp markers to manipulate timing in your Pro Tools projects.

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 will be available in the track menu. Open the transport window and select "loop playback". In order to create a looped playback, right click on the "play" button and select "loop". This is a loop, so make sure that you do ...

How To: Adding music, foley, ADR, and FX with Pro Tools 8

Learn how to add audio to video using the Pro Tools 8 software. Adding music to a video that does not have any audio creates a more professional effect. The tutorial shows how to add various layers of sounds including bass, drums, horns and more. You can also learn how to alter sound presets and change the tones to your liking. Follow the steps outlined in this video to learn how to create your own unique sound and then add it into a video using Pro Tools.

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/expansion and loop tools, and also the object and separation grabber tools). So if you aren't familiar with the editing tools available in Pro Tools, watch this tutorial and get started editing music!

How To: Group tracks in Pro Tools LE

If you know how to group tracks in Logic Pro, you're going to find it just as easy in Pro Tools. This audio editing software tutorial will show you how to group tracks in Pro Tools. Connor Smith also shows you how to turn them on and off etc. This is a great tutorial for Pro Tools users because grouping is a topic not often covered in books.

How To: Use MIDI and Auto-Tune in conjunction with Pro Tools

Targeting Notes and Creating Harmonies Using MIDI -- Jeff Dykhouse shows us how to use MIDI to tell Auto-Tune which notes to tune. In addition, you can use this technique to create harmonies. Antares Auto-Tune is the fastest, easiest, and highest quality tool for pitch correction. Use this in conjunction with DigiDesign's Pro Tools for awesome sounds.

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 modes.

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