Description : This book is also available as a pdf download for $15 from my website DingDingMusic.com/Manuals The first Pro Tools 12 Book "Pro Tools | First 12 - How it Works" is not only the first (and only) book for the free version of Pro Tools, it is also the first book for version 12 of Pro Tools. The book is not just a quick introduction, it covers all the features of Pro Tools | First in great details. Because Pro Tools | First contains about 80% of the features and functionality of the standard Pro Tools app, you can also use it to start learning the Standard or HD version of Pro Tools. The "Graphically Enhanced" approach of this book finally explains the Pro Tools features and workflows with rich graphics and diagrams not found anywhere else. Everything, from the basic user interface, recording, editing, and even more advanced features as Elastic Audio and the Workspace Browser, will be explained in an easy to understand way. What are Graphically Enhanced Manuals (GEM)? They're a new type of manual with a visual approach that helps you UNDERSTAND a program, not just LEARN it. No need to read through 500 of pages of dry text explanations. Rich graphics and diagrams help you to get that "aha" effect and make it easy to comprehend difficult concepts. The Graphically Enhanced Manuals help you master a program much faster with a much deeper understanding of concepts, features and workflows in a very intuitive way that is easy to understand. Testimonials: Readers love this unique way of learning applications no matter how easy or complicated the app might be. Here are some responses from satisfied customers: "I wish all the manuals on software were like yours!" - Giovanni C. "You have the gift of making difficult concepts understandable" - William B. "Your style is the most informative and clear I have ever seen" - Mark D. "Great stuff Edgar! I bought your other Logic GEM books and love em..." - freeform "Thank you so much for your fantastic guides; I've learned so much!" - Brandon B. "I love your manuals." - Eli. "Love your writing!" - Magnus N "Your book is awesome" - Geoff S. "I am really impressed by the quality and the user-friendliness of the book" - Giovanni "I cannot praise you enough, you are great at this" - Scot C. "Thanks for a fantastic series of books - just what the doctor ordered." - Peter W. "Many thanks for the effort you put into these books. A true gem". - Alan M
Description : A guide to digital audio production explains how Pro Tools works and its application in a variety of multimedia projects, in a specialized manual that covers project workflow, synchronization, Pro Tools hardware, sound effects creation, editing to picture, and delivery of master recordings. Original. (Intermediate)
Description : A complete Pro Tools reference - from recording to mixing to mastering Pro Tools has long been the recording industry's leading solution for capturing, mixing, and outputting audio. While it was once a tool known and used exclusively by engineers in pro studios, it is now readily available to anyone wishing to create their own recording. This updated edition of Pro Tools All-in-One For Dummies covers the features you’ll encounter in both Pro Tools | First as well as the versions designed for next-level recording. It guides you through the very basics of recording, capturing both live and digital instruments, how to sweeten your sound in mixing, and how to tweak and output your final master. Now get ready to make some beautiful sounds! Get up to speed with recording basics Pick the Pro Tools version that works for you Record acoustic audio Get to know MIDI Discover how to set compression and EQ Sweeten your final product with mastering Create a final file you can stream online Assuming no past experience with audio recording, this book shares the basics of recording and how to capture both live and digital instruments using Pro Tools.
Description : Pro Tools for Music Production is a definitive guide to the system for new and professional users. Extensively illustrated in colour and packed with time saving hints and tips, you will want to keep to hand as a constant source of information. The book takes a real-world approach and shows how to build the right system to suit your needs. Detailed chapters on recording, editing and mixing blend essential knowledge with tutorials and practical examples from actual recordings. The second edition features a wealth of new and updated material, including: · Pro Tools HD systems explained · Pro Tools 6.1 software (and up to version 6.2.3) · Mac OSX installation and troubleshooting · A new chapter on MIDI · Additional and expanded tutorials · More on Identify Beat, Beat Detective and tempo maps · Extra coverage of plug-ins and virtual instruments · How to use Propellerheads Reason and Ableton Live with Pro Tools · What you need to know about the new file management capabilities · How to transfer projects between Pro Tools and other MIDI and audio software, and between Pro Tools TDM on the Mac and Pro Tools LE on the PC Pro Tools for Music Production is a vital source of reference to keep by your side, whether you are a working professional or a serious hobbyist looking for professional results.
Description : Pro Tools LE and M-Powered is an authoritative guide to Digidesign's entry-level hardware and software systems. Illustrated throughout with color screen grabs, the book starts by giving you useful overviews and advice about the hardware options available. Subsequent chapters are packed with easy-to-follow instructions, valuable hints and time-saving tips on how to use the software. Includes: * Full coverage of all new features in version 7 * Information on tempos, clicks and grooves * Two chapters on MIDI * Useful tutorials on using Reason, Live and SampleTank * Recommendations on backups and transfers * Guidance on the DV Toolkit for post production For troubleshooting technical problems, advice on purchasing decisions or inspiration for new ideas, keep this book by your side as a vital reference point.
Description : Sure, you can import and mix a track in Pro Tools. You can work with MIDI and you know your way around the Edit window. The UI is as familiar as your most broken-in pair of jeans. We get it—you don’t need another button-pushing guide starting from the ground floor. Get uniquely in-depth coverage instead with In the Box Music Production: Advanced Tools and Techniques for Pro Tools. Author Mike Collins splits the book into three distinct sections covering how you use Pro Tools now—whether you’re working with the synths and samplers or loops and beats of a dance or hip-hop project, the soaring vocals of the next pop sensation, or the lush layers of an instrumental world music track. Use Pro Tools to its full potential with advice on studio techniques and full exploration of its internal capabilities. Learn to leverage Pro Tools and make it work for you with this guide that is fully grounded in real-world applications and process. This book assumes that the user has some music production experience and has worked through the basics in Pro Tools.
Description : This expertly written guide will show you exactly why Pro Tools shrinks a full music studio into a computer, replacing the bulky recording infrastructure of multi-track analog mixing boards and rolls of two-inch-wide magnetic tape. Ideal for beginning, intermediate, and advanced producers, sound engineers, and musicians.
Description : This is a step by step guide for editing sound to picture using Pro Tools, starting by explaining the Pro Tools systems the author does a great job covering all key audio topics including the equipment, sound, music, effects, output and mixing tools. The book is for professional sound engineers and film students needing to use sound effects and edit sound to picture in Pro Tools, Pro Tools is used by 80% of the motion picture industry and taught in most film schools. While there are many Pro Tools books on the market most are aimed at the music user and there is a lack of material for the film and video specific application of this software. Clearly set out and thorough in coverage the book takes a practical approach, a live project runs through the chapters illustrating how different functions have been added to a film providing you with the real detail as to how you would apply it to your edit. Extensively illustrated in colour and packed with time saving hints and tips a DVD with tutorials completes the package.
Description : Studio secrets, techniques, and tips For Pro Tools M-powered, LE, HD, and TDM Power Users! This practical guide from two certified Pro Tools experts begins where most other Pro Tools books leave off--it's like having a high-level, hands-on studio session with your very own seasoned audio pros! Jump in anywhere and discover the professional techniques and tricks you need to get recordings right the first time, every time. Want to capture a perfect acoustic guitar? Record a band? Spice up your tracks with expertly sequenced MIDI? Record Foley and edit dialog for a movie? Make your final mix go from good to radio-ready? It's all here in compact recipes to help you record, edit, compose, and mix with ease. Just flip to the topic you need and keep the session moving. Whether you're a sound designer, podcaster, musician, or hobbyist, you can access the secrets of professional audio success. Discover loads of studio tricks, including how to: * Set up an efficient headphone mix for a band * EQ and compress sounds to get pro results * Record smart using quickpunch, loop, and alternate playlists * Enhance male and female voices and remove hums * Give your tracks cool, vintage effects * Master all of Pro Tools 7's new MIDI and instrument track features * Mix, master, bounce, burn, and podcast your session * Seamlessly transfer film and video projects and set them up for 5.1 surround mixes * Master plug-ins to fix a drum sound, create the AM radio effect, auto-tune vocals, and more Learn how to get the most out of Pro Tools 7, such as routing MIDI with the new instrument track features.