Pro Tools LE 7 Ignite!: The Visual Guide for New Users

Pro Tools LE 7 Ignite!: The Visual Guide for New Users

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Get ready to explore the world of computer music creation with Pro Tools LE 7! Even if you've never created music on your computer, this book will give you the skills you need to record and mix with confidence. Steps are presented with easy-to-follow clarity and are accompanied by screen shots that make it easy to dive into the features of this amazing digital audio workstation. Begin with the basic techniques of recording, editing and mixing MIDI and digital audio. Then, get ready to harness the power of Pro Tools as you explore software effects, virtual instruments and mixes that you can automate and edit with some of the best tools in the business. Ignite your music with the power of Pro Tools LE 7! Get step-by-step coverage on: assembling a track * setting up, recording and editing audio and MIDI * recording options, including QuickPunch and loop recording * basic mixing, including creating fader groups and using effects * tweaking automation * more advanced tips and tricks, such as Beat Detective and the TCE trim tool * new features in Pro Tools LE 7.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592006014
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/30/2005
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Andrew Hagerman has been a professional musician and teacher for the majority of his 40+ years, beginning his musical life at the early age of eight as an aspiring tubist and continuing to study at Northwestern University in Chicago. During his time there, MIDI and computer music were in their infancy, and Andy recognized the usefulness of music technology in aiding the creative process. Andy had the opportunity of learning the new technological tools of the trade as they were being invented and refined, and his quest for the best in audio and music technology ultimately brought him to use and teach Avid's Pro Tools. As a performer and arranger, Andy has worked with numerous ensembles of all types, including many years of playing at Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Tokyo Disneyland. As a composer, he's active in the creation of planetarium and science center productions, and his work can be heard worldwide. With a passion for teaching, Andy has also worked as the Associate Course Director of Advanced Audio Workstations at Full Sail Real World University in Winter Park, Florida, and has authored seven books on audio production and Pro Tools. Andy currently manages Avid's Asia-Pacific Training Partner Program, working with excellent educational institutions throughout the region to offer the highest level of audio and video training to the next generation of creative professionals.

Table of Contents

1. Welcome to Pro Tools LE 7 2. Getting Around in Pro Tools 3. Getting Started with Audio 4. Recording Audio 5. Editing… 6. …And More Editing! 7. Using MIDI 8. Basic Mixing 9. Finishing Touches 10. Moving to the Next Level: Tips and Tricks Appendices: A. Review Questions B. Keyboard Shortcuts

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