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5 Useful Shortcuts in Pro Tools!

Learning To Work More Efficiently! Anybody who spends more than a day in a session or days editing audio knows that the more efficiently you work, the better your flow and focus on what you’re doing is. That is why the pros will never click or search a menu for something they can quickly do with the strike of a couple keys. …

How To Add A Click Track & Use Tempo Tap In Pro Tools

There are some things that should just be known by everybody working a session in Pro Tools,  click tracks and tempo setup are definitely a couple of them. Tempo is sort of the skeleton of your song. The tempo of your music being entered into Pro Tools allows it to apply the grid to your project. We all know how …

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Exporting Sessions In Pro Tools

Most of the time, people tend to just go to where they’ve saved their session and drag and drop it to another hard drive or to a server somewhere on the internet. While this method works sometimes, it fails most of the time. One reason is because, sometimes all the audio files in your session are not necessarily saved with …

Converting MIDI to Audio

If you’re a musician or producer making music in Pro Tools, being familiar with MIDI opens up a world of possibilities for you. We will go over some MIDI functions and setups in another tutorial, this blog will assume you know how to record MIDI with your virtual instruments and controllers. When you’re finished tracking, you should not try to send the MIDI …

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Import Files Into Protools Properly

So I had a good friend call me up the other day about an issue he was having. He was wondering why after he was done with his session, he would remove the unused audio files and pro tools would delete some of his samples in his sample library. The idea when importing audio files through “Import Audio” in pro …

Pro Tools Strip Silence Tutorial

When it comes to cleaning up sessions, the amount of attention required can become a bit tedious. So with that in mind, why wouldn’t we use all our tools to save time? Let’s go over how to use a very handy tool called ‘Strip Silence.’ Why is it useful? When you record a lead vocal or put 9 microphones on …

Auto Session Backup Tutorial

In this tutorial, Tommy goes over how to use the ‘auto-session backup’ feature in Pro Tools. Why are auto-backups important? Well if you have just done 30 minutes of work and you have not enabled this feature, you will have a lot of time to make up if pro tools crashes. To enable the feature: Go to Pro Tools Menu …

Preparing Your Session For Mastering

So you have your mix exactly the way you want it to sound. Now you just need those final touches and that overall enhancement of the mix to become radio ready. As you may know, we do this through a process called mastering. Check out our Mastering Page for a few more details on Mastering Music. From that page you can …