Avid Pro Tools 110: Essentials of Pro Tools

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Course Description

This course provides a more detailed look at the Pro Tools system above and beyond the knowledge you gained in the Pro Tools 101 course. It covers all the key concepts and skills needed to operate a Pro Tools system at the User level. This course, along with the Pro Tools 101: An Introduction to Pro Tools, provides the foundation to Pro Tools User Certification and for the later 200-series of courses on Pro Tools music and post production.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for users with basic Pro Tools skills, including:

  • Musicians
  • Audio Engineers
  • Sound Editors for Film and Television

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Configure your studio and session
  • Control Pro Tools using external controllers
  • Manage session data and media files
  • Record MIDI and audio, using loop recording and advanced techniques
  • Work with time scales and virtual instruments
  • Work with Avid Elastic Audio
  • Edit and quantize MIDI and audio
  • Use audio editing and file management techniques
  • Apply editing techniques such as the use of Clip Loops
  • Enable, play, view, and edit automation data
  • Mix using sends, returns, plug-ins, Master Faders, and groups


Course Outline:

Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.

Lesson 1: Getting Started

Lesson 2: Configuring and Controlling Pro Tools

Lesson 3: Managing Session Data and Media Files

Lesson 4: Recording MIDI & Audio

Lesson 5: Working with Timebases and Virtual Instruments

Lesson 6: Working with Elastic Audio

Lesson 7: Working with MIDI and Audio

Lesson 8: Audio Editing and File Management Techniques

Lesson 9: Additional Editing Techniques

Lesson 10: Automation

Lesson 11: Basic Mixing and Signal Flow

Lesson 12: Advanced Mixing Techniques