Pro Tools 8 for Mac OS X and Windows (Visual QuickStart Guide Series)

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This best-selling reference’s visual format and step-by-step, task-based instructions will have readers up and running with Pro Tools in no time. With this latest release of Pro Tools, Digidesign establishes their world-leading recording and mixing application as a serious contender in the music-creation market. In this completely updated edition of our best-selling guide to Pro Tools, readers will learn how to use the many new features in this major update to the software, including working in the new user ...

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Pro Tools 8 for Mac OS X and Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide

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Overview

This best-selling reference’s visual format and step-by-step, task-based instructions will have readers up and running with Pro Tools in no time. With this latest release of Pro Tools, Digidesign establishes their world-leading recording and mixing application as a serious contender in the music-creation market. In this completely updated edition of our best-selling guide to Pro Tools, readers will learn how to use the many new features in this major update to the software, including working in the new user interface, using the new virtual instruments, using the new Elastic Pitch feature, working with the new score editor, notation, and Midi editing tools, and much much more.

Acclaimed musician and producer Tom Damly has also created the training materials for seven major releases of Pro Tools for Digidesign. A wide variety of readers, from beginning up to advanced, will benefit from his clear instructions and friendly approach, guiding them through the program, from starting a session, to recording and editing, and to final mixing and mastering.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321646859
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 11/3/2009
  • Series: Visual QuickStart Guide Series
  • Pages: 407
  • Sales rank: 1,465,771
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Tom Dambly is a writer, freelance musician, and producer. He has published numerous articles on music and media and has been documenting professional audio products for over a decade. As a trumpet soloist, he has premiered and recorded new works by composers from around the world. His producing credits include a bestselling play-along CD and a Grammy-winning recording. For more information, visit www.dambly.com.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents Introduction Chapter 1 Installing and Setting Up Pro Tools Chapter 2 The Pro Tools Workspace Chapter 3 Working with Sessions Chapter 4 Working with Tracks Chapter 5 Navigating and Playing Sessions Chapter 6 Recording Audio Chapter 7 Recording MIDI Chapter 8 Importing Audio and MIDI Chapter 9 Working with Selections Chapter 10 Working with Regions Chapter 11 Editing Audio Chapter 12 Editing MIDI Chapter 13 Mixing Chapter 14 Using Plug-Ins Chapter 15 Automating Mix Controls Chapter 16 Mixing Down and Mastering Chapter 17 Working with Video Index

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