In this premium video tutorial Julian demonstrates some of his favourite shortcuts. There might well be some in here you haven’t come across before. The usual suspects like Command + Equals for mix/edit window and R and T for zoom certainly aren’t in there!
In this second article from guest contributor Chris Schmid, we show how to create custom macro and shortcuts for the Pro Tools Beat Detective using Keyboard Maestro.
In this free video tutorial, Paul Maunder lifts the lid off a much misunderstood part of Pro Tools - the Disk Allocation window.
Some Pro Tools users rarely use the Mix window, instead preferring to access the volume, pans, sends and inserts from the track headers in the Edit window. I’m unconvinced by this, even if you don’t use two monitors, hitting CMD+= isn’t a huge inconvenience considering all the benefits I think the Mix window brings.
Since the new monitoring section was added to the Pro Tools Control app for iOS devices with the release of Pro Tools 2019.5 and Eucon 19.5, we have had some questions about how it works and how it fits into a Pro Tools workflow. In this article, with the help of some free video tutorials from Avid, we shed some light on the monitoring features in the 19.5 version of the free Pro Tools Control app As well as how to control interface mic preamps using the Avid S3.
Memory Locations. To lots of people they are markers, that’s true but they can be much much more. the system of memory locations in Pro Tools can get surprisingly sophisticated and they can do far more than just locate a point on the timeline. Find out more about the potential uses memory locations can be put to in this premium tutorial.
During the Avid Connect Live event at Summer NAMM in Nashville, Avid ran a number of panels and training sessions, some of which were streamed and recorded. In this article we have the video with a panel of specialists looking at mixing music in Dolby Atmos followed by a training video in which Mix Engineer Colin Heldt shows how to mix music in Dolby Atmos.
Lots of people use a compressor to control the level of time based effects by side chaining them against the dry signal. While this works it’s awkward to control precisely. There is a better way. Find out more in this premium tutorial.
Here are six of Julian’s most important preferences, they may or may not suit your way of working, it’s all a matter of… preference.
In this article we explore four different ways you can use to process the dynamics of your lead vocals. Each of these approaches can be used individually on a lead vocal track, you could also blend several of these together to produce great sounding vocals in your next mix.
In this free video tutorial, Avid Audio Solution Specialist Simon Sherbourne shows how to use the Spatialiser plug-in in the Facebook 360 suite of plug-ins takes you through Spatial Audio Production techniques and tricks for Pro Tools Ultimate.
If, like me, when learning Pro Tools you went straight to shortcuts instead of using the the Zoom Tool then, like anything you don’t use, You may not have learned it as fully as you might.
In this Premium Pro Tools Tutorial I take a more thorough look at the Zoom Tools and show some of the ways the Zoom Tools are better than you might remember.
Avid recently announced that HEAT is now available to Pro Tools standard users, previously it was only available to Pro Tools Ultimate users. In this free video tutorial, Julian Rodgers looks at HEAT, how to use it and where in the signal chain it adds that warmth and grit.
In this premium video tutorial, Pro Tools Expert team member Julian Rodgers uses creating a drum loop as an example to examine Dynamic Transport and looks at some to the ways in which having to work with edit and timeline selections unlinked can be addressed so you can get your selections behaving in the way you want them to.
With the release of Pro Tools 2019.6, as well as fixing a number of bugs including an issue Avid uncovered where interruptions in internet connectivity can cause Pro Tools First, Pro Tools, and Pro Tools Ultimate to delete local (offline) Projects, Avid has now made their analog saturation HEAT supported for use with Pro Tools Standard users as well as Pro Tools Ultimate users. But what is HEAT and how can you use it? We have answers…
In this four part free video tutorial series, brought to you with the support of Waves, we show you four plug-ins that can quickly transform your vocal tracks into radio ready mixes. In this article we will be taking the same vocal performance and working on it four different ways to help you hear the differences in sound and style between the four plug-ins.
In a new format we are producing videos offering tips and solutions to common problems in under a minute. In this free video tutorial we show you how easy it is to put a clip back in the right place if you accidentally move it using Spot To Original Timestamp
At NAB 2019 on the Avid Stage, re-recording mixer for TV Scott Weber, who has mixed shows like Lost, Person Of Interest and Westworld, discussed how to mix TV shows to meet the different US broadcaster’s and Network’s delivery specs and how things vary from network to network and what impact that has on the mix and deliverables.