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Pro Tools: DAW To DAW

Avid Pro Tools Tips & Techniques
Published January 2018
By Mike Thornton

We explain the pitfalls to avoid when transferring projects from other DAWs for mixing in Pro Tools.

Pro Tools is the most commonly used DAW for mixing, but as a mix engineer, you are likely to receive sessions and projects that have been created and recorded in other DAWs. So what’s the best way to get them into Pro Tools to start this process? In this month’s Pro Tools workshop article, we’ll start with some general points, then look at specific issues that arise when exporting sessions from Logic Pro and Studio One.

Label Everything

The most important thing to do when exporting a project is to make sure everything is properly labelled. This is especially important if the person mixing the session is not the person that tracked it. I have lost count of how many times I have received sessions where the tracks are labelled with the default names like ‘Audio...

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Published January 2018