The ‘cloud’ is great for backing up Pro Tools projects — if you know what to upload. We look at a service that can do it automatically.
The iLok dongle is more important to Pro Tools users than ever. So should existing users make the move to the new version, and how do new users get started?
For Pro Tools users who are tired of conventional effects, convolution plug‑ins open up a huge range of new possibilities.
Backing vocals sound better when they’re perfectly in time — if yours aren’t, Pro Tools can help you fix them.
Behind the scenes in Pro Tools 9 there are some major changes to how the I/O Setup window works.
Once you've created a basic Structure instrument, there are lots of things you can do to improve the way it sounds and plays.
To get the most from Avid's Structure sampler, you need to work with your own sounds. Here's how.
Elastic Audio in Pro Tools can do more than time-stretching: it can also be your route to some killer pitch-based mixing techniques.
For the first time ever, Avid have made the full Pro Tools feature set available on native systems — and you don't even need one of their interfaces to run it!
We explain how to create a tempo map in Pro Tools that will follow your musicians wherever they decide to go!
Pro Tools' rulers not only show the passage of time, they allow you to control it!
Like any hardware mixer, Pro Tools' Mixer can be used to give the musicians on your session exactly what they want...
Does Pro Tools sometimes take an unwarranted dislike to one of your hard drives? Here's how to deal with it, and how to let non-admin users join the Pro Tools party.
When you need to really open up your mix, it's time to employ some classic stereo widening tricks. We show you how to implement them in Pro Tools.
Keeping your Pro Tools plug-ins up to date is vital if you want to maintain a reliable system — and now there's a helpful utility that will do it for you.
It might be a free plug-in, but the Xpand! sample player bundled with Pro Tools has some serious potential.
Know how to use the Pro Tools master fader properly and you need never suffer clipping in your mixes again.
The Starcraft players of South Korea are the ultimate computer power users, and their skills and strategies have the potential to transform your DAW sessions.
The point of Pro Tools' option to unlink the timeline and edit selections isn't obvious, but there are situations in which it can be a lifesaver.
We conclude our tour of the new PT8 AIR plug-ins with neat tricks for filtered rhythmic gating, creating kick and snare tracks from a stereo drum mix, and widening electric guitars.
Avid-Digidesign's Pro Tools 8 comes bundled with a new suite of AIR plug-ins, some of which are more powerful than they appear. We expose their hidden depths...
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