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    Tempo Maps

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    We explain how to create a tempo map in Pro Tools that will follow your musicians wherever they decide to go!

    Techniques Feb 2014
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    Super Conductors

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Pro Tools' rulers not only show the passage of time, they allow you to control it!

    Techniques Feb 2014
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    Making Monitor Mixes

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Like any hardware mixer, Pro Tools' Mixer can be used to give the musicians on your session exactly what they want...

    Techniques Feb 2014
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    Resolving Hard Drive Problems

    Avid Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    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.

    Techniques Jul 2014
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    Classic Stereo-widening

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    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.

    Techniques Apr 2014
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    Plug-in Hygiene

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    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.

    Techniques Jul 2014
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    Xpand!

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    It might be a free plug-in, but the Xpand! sample player bundled with Pro Tools has some serious potential.

    Techniques Jul 2014
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    Headroom & Master Fader

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Know how to use the Pro Tools master fader properly and you need never suffer clipping in your mixes again.

    Techniques Jul 2014
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    Pro-gaming Techniques For Pro Tools

    Starcraft Players of South Korea

    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.

    Techniques Jul 2014
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    Unlink Timeline & Edit Selections

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    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.

    Techniques Jul 2014
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    AIR Plug-ins

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    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.

    Techniques Jul 2014
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    AIR Plug-ins

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    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...

    Techniques Jul 2014
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    Automation

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    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.

    Techniques Jul 2014
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    Elastic Audio — Better Than Beat Detective?

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Many long-term Pro Tools users still rely on Beat Detective, but the newer Elastic Audio often produces better results in half the time.

    Techniques Jul 2014
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    Region Variations

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    We delve once more into the power hidden in Pro Tools' unassuming Region List window.

    Techniques Jul 2014
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    Region Control

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    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.

    Techniques Jul 2014
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    Splitting Sessions

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    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?

    Techniques Jul 2014
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    Missing Files

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    What to do when Pro Tools reports that files have gone missing? Find out in this month's invaluable assortment of tips and tricks.

    Techniques Jul 2014
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    Troubleshooting Pro Tools

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Newcomers and power users alike need to know how to make things right when their Pro Tools Sessions run into trouble.

    Techniques Jul 2014
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    Tips For Beginners

    Digidesign (Avid) Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    We continue our newcomer's guide to Pro Tools with a selection of techniques that every user should know.

    Techniques Jul 2014
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    Getting Into Pro Tools

    Part 2: Installation & Session Basics

    Our short series on getting started with Pro Tools continues with some advice on configuring the software and your first Sessions.

    Techniques Jul 2014

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