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Pro Tools 101, An Introduction to Pro Tools 11 (with DVD)

Pro Tools 101, An Introduction to Pro Tools 11 (with DVD)

ISBN 13: 9781285774848

ISBN 10: 1285774841

Author: Frank D. Cook

Pages: 416

Published: 08/22/2013

Print Book Price: $49.99 Add to cart

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Description
PRO TOOLS 101 AN INTRODUCTION TO PRO TOOLS 11 takes a comprehensive approach to learning the fundamentals of Pro Tools systems. Now updated for Pro Tools 11 software, this new edition from the definitive authority on Pro Tools covers everything you need to know to complete a Pro Tools project. Learn to build sessions that include multitrack recordings of live instruments, MIDI sequences, and virtual instruments. Through hands-on tutorials, develop essential techniques for recording, editing, and mixing. The included DVD-ROM provides media files and Pro Tools sessions to accompany the exercises and projects in the text. PRO TOOLS 101 AN INTRODUCTION TO PRO TOOLS 11 is the first of two courses designed to prepare users for the Avid Pro Tools 11 Certified User exam. The second course, Pro Tools 110: Pro Tools Production I, is available exclusively through Avid Learning Partners. To find an Avid Learning Partner, please visit http://www.avid.com/support/training/find-partner.
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Benefits
  • Covers new features of Pro Tools 11.
  • This update of Avid's official book helps readers learn the fundamental operating procedures of the latest version of Pro Tools, the world's most popular recording software.
  • Starts from the ground up, introducing Pro Tools systems, setup, and basic operations, with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction.
  • Contains numerous figures and illustrations as well as hands-on exercises and projects, allowing the reader to easily identify the focus of each lesson and practice their new skills.
  • Ships with a DVD filled with sample sessions and source files, for use with the book's many exercises and projects.
Author Bio
Frank D. Cook
Frank D. Cook is a bass guitarist and longtime Pro Tools user. The owner of Insource Writing Solutions and NextPoint Training, Frank has worked in the technical publications and education industries for more than fifteen years. As a writer, editor, technical publications manager, and business owner, Frank has authored and contributed to hundreds of guides, manuals, reports, textbooks, and other publications for clients in a wide variety of industries. His writing and consulting company, Insource Writing Solutions, specializes in documentation for the digital audio industry. His training venture, NextPoint Training, focuses on advanced training in Pro Tools, VENUE, digital media, and related products and technologies. Frank also teaches Pro Tools courses as an adjunct professor at American River College in Sacramento, California.
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Table of Contents
1. Getting to Know Pro Tools.
2. Getting Inside Pro Tools.
3. Creating Your First Session.
4. Making Your First Audio Recording.
5. Importing and Working with Media in a Session.
6. Making Your First MIDI Recording.
7. Selecting and Navigating.
8. Basic Editing Techniques.
9. Basic Mixing Techniques.
10. Finishing Your Work.
11. Project Introduction and Setup.
12. Music Hands-On Project.
13. Post Hands-On Project.
14. Information for Course Completion.