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    Pro Tools 6.7: New MIDI Tools

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Our new columnist provides the detailed lowdown on a new version of Pro Tools...

    Techniques Jan 2005
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    Pro Tools Help Books

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    There's an outbreak of literary criticism in this month's column, as we take a look at some of the Pro Tools books currently doing the rounds.

    Techniques Dec 2004
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    MIDI Sequencing In Pro Tools

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    While Pro Tools is widely known for its dominance in the field of computer-based audio recording, little is made of the fact that it also features fully fledged MIDI sequencing facilities.

    Techniques Oct 2004
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    Using Samplecell Libraries In Pro Tools

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Digidesign's Samplecell products once had a huge army of users, many of whom still have well-loved sample libraries stranded in this format. We look at the options available to continue using these sample patches in Pro Tools.

    Techniques Sep 2004
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    Handy Pro Tools Tips

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    We feature a bumper crop of handy tips in this month's guide to all that's good in Pro Tools...

    Techniques Aug 2004
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    Pro Tools v6.4 Update

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    PT version 6.4 comes with some surprising and long-awaited new features.

    Techniques Jul 2004
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    Moving Pro Tools Projects

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    A common occasion for grief in Pro Tools is when moving projects from one system to another. Here are some tips to help you keep your hair.

    Techniques Jun 2004
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    Controlling Pro Tools

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    You don't need a Pro Control to get some hands-on control of Pro Tools. You don't even need one of the 'supported' MIDI control surfaces: pretty much anything with knobs on will do. Read on...

    Techniques May 2004
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    Pro Tools Plug-ins & Rewire • Gated Effects • Bouncing

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Public service time in Pro Tools Notes this month as we respond to user queries on recording via plug-ins and Rewire, creating gated effects, and bouncing.

    Techniques Apr 2004
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    Tempo-shifted Vocals In Pro Tools

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    All Pro Tools systems now come with a bundle of extra software: Reason Adapted, Live Digidesign Edition, Amplitube LE, Sampletank SE and T-Racks EQ. Here we use Live's powerful time-warping features to run tempo-shifted vocals alongside a remix.

    Techniques Mar 2004
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    Calibrating Pro Tools

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Many users probably never venture into Pro Tools's Calibration Mode, but you could be compromising the sound quality of your Pro Tools rig and external gear if you don't think about lining up your analogue connections correctly.

    Techniques Feb 2004
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    Pro Tools Effects, Plug-in Converter & More...

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    We've rounded up some free effects and other goodies. On the news front, there's word of a VST-to-RTAS plug-in converter from FXpansion.

    Techniques Jan 2004
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    Pro Tools HD Accel Card

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    HD Accel is the latest processor card for Pro Tools HD TDM systems. We investigate, and try to clear up some of the confusion surrounding the release.

    Techniques Dec 2003
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    Making The Most Of D-Verb In Pro Tools

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Since Pro Tools 6, there's been some additions to the set of built-in plug-ins. This month we look at how to get the most out of the D-Verb reverb.

    Techniques Nov 2003
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    Using ReWire In Pro Tools

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Pro Tools 6.1 adds ReWire support for both TDM and LE users. Here's a look at what it is, how it works, and how to get the best out of it.

    Techniques Oct 2003
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    Pro Tools: Extracting Tempo/Timing From A Recording

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    Last month we looked at using Pro Tools' Beat Detective tool for chopping up and quantising drum recordings. Now it's time to explore the other side of the coin: extracting and using the tempo and timing of a recording.

    Techniques Sep 2003
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    Pro Tools: Using Beat Detective

    The groundbreaking Beat Detective module in TDM Pro Tools systems offers some hugely powerful tools for manipulating the timing of recorded audio. This month we start by quantising audio material.

    Techniques Aug 2003
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    Digital Audio Clocking In Pro Tools

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    The subject of clocking in digital audio systems is often a hazy area of understanding among us users, perhaps because we've been turned off by propellerheads who love arguing about it. Here's what you need to know in Pro Tools from a practical angle.

    Techniques Jul 2003
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    Pro Tools: Mixer Snapshots & Automation Data

    Practical Tips & Techniques

    More automation tips, including how to create and use mixer 'snapshots', a few special editing hints, and an in-depth look at how Pro Tools handles automation data.

    Techniques Jun 2003
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    Automation Facilities In Pro Tools

    Pro Tools Tips & Techniques

    We begin a two-part tutorial explaining Pro Tools' powerful facilities for automating your mix.

    Techniques May 2003
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    Surround Sound Explained: Part 9

    Surround In Your DAW

    In this final part of our series, we look at how the major project studio-oriented MIDI + Audio sequencers (DAWs) currently handle surround.

    Techniques Apr 2002

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