Prepare yourself to be a great producer when using Pro Tools in your studio. Pro Tools 9 for Music Production is the definitive guide to the software for new and professional users, providing you with all the vital skills you need to know. Covering both the Pro Tools HD and LE this book is extensively illustrated in color and packed with time saving hints and tips, it is a great reference to keep on hand as a constant source of information.
Detailed chapters on the user interface, the MIDI and scoring features, recording, editing, signal processing and mixing blend essential knowledge with tutorials and practical examples from actual recordings.
New and updated materials include:
*Pro Tools 9 software described in detail
*Details of the new functions and features of PT9
*Full color screen shots and equipment photos
Pro Tools 9 for Music Production is a vital source of reference, for the working professional or serious hobbyist looking for professional results.
"Collins, an experienced studio musician and engineer, explains the Pro Tools 9 features every beginning engineer needs to understand and shares useful tips for recording multiple audio tracks and editing the recorded data quickly. The guide focuses on operations not fully explained in the help documents supplied by Avid and addresses the debate over how much compression to apply on individual tracks and the final mix. Color screenshots illustrate recommended settings for a Pro Tools HD system running on a Mac."--SciTech Book News
Chapter 1: Pro Tools - The World's Leading Digital Audio Workstation
Chapter 2: Using Pro Tools
Chapter 3: Time Operations, Tempo Operations, and Key Signatures
Chapter 4: Working with MIDI
Chapter 5: Recording
Chapter 6: Editing
Chapter 7: Mixing
Chapter 8: New Hardware & Software: PT9
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Appendix A: Summing to Talk About!
Appendix B: Troubles with Dongles
Appendix C: Avid/Euphonix Eucon Support
Appendix D: Hardware Options for Pro Tools LE and M-Powered Systems
Appendix E: Pro Tools Hardware
Appendix F: Eleven Rack
Appendix G: Pro Tools HD New Hardware 2010
Appendix H: Pro Tools 8 Competition Analysis
Appendix I: Pro Tools 9 Laptop System
Appendix J: Powered Plug-ins