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.
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.
Know how to use the Pro Tools master fader properly and you need never suffer clipping in your mixes again.
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...
Automation in Pro Tools goes way beyond the usual volume, pan and mute controls. We look at what else you can automate, and what's changed in Pro Tools 8.
Many long-term Pro Tools users still rely on Beat Detective, but the newer Elastic Audio often produces better results in half the time.
We delve once more into the power hidden in Pro Tools' unassuming Region List window.
The Region List in Pro Tools is easy to overlook, but provides the most powerful way to keep track of what's in your Session.
Working on lots of songs within one project can be annoying. Why not use Pro Tools' advanced features to create a tailor-made Session for each one?
What to do when Pro Tools reports that files have gone missing? Find out in this month's invaluable assortment of tips and tricks.
Newcomers and power users alike need to know how to make things right when their Pro Tools Sessions run into trouble.
We continue our newcomer's guide to Pro Tools with a selection of techniques that every user should know.
Our short series on getting started with Pro Tools continues with some advice on configuring the software and your first Sessions.
Tempted to invest in a Pro Tools rig but don't know where to begin? You need our handy guide to choosing a system.
One of the major new features in Pro Tools 8 is a system for easily assembling 'comp' tracks from multiple takes. We explain how it all works.
At the heart of Digidesign's drive to turn Pro Tools into a serious tool for music creation are the MIDI and Score editors in Pro Tools 8. We explain how to get the best from these new heavyweights.
As well as the new user interface, MIDI and score editors described in Part 1 of our review, Pro Tools 8 offers an impressive collection of instruments and plug-ins, new ways of working with Playlists, and even the option of surround mixing in LE.
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