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

By Tom Dambly

Published by Peachpit Press

Published Date: Oct 20, 2009

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This bestselling 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 its audio recording platform as a serious contender in the music creation market, with a long list of enhanced capabilities for the home studio. In this completely new edition of our bestselling guide to Pro Tools, readers will learn how to use the new features in the latest release, including automation lanes, track comping, MIDI and Score editors, notation, and more.

Musician and producer Tom Dambly has been an audio consultant and music technology writer for over ten years and has written product documentation and training materials for seven major releases of Pro Tools. From beginners to accomplished users, readers will benefit from his clear instructions that cover everything from creating a session and recording to editing, mixing, and final delivery.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
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