Last Updated on August 23, 2017 by Andrew Culture
This book teaches the basics of composing, recording, editing, mixing, and processing audio using the free Pro Tools | First software. Designed for the beginner in digital audio, Getting Started with Pro Tools | First: Audio Production Basics offers a first step for aspiring audio engineers, new media professionals, and anyone else seeking better results for their audio endeavours.
The authors cover basic computer and digital audio workstation concepts, audio and MIDI recording techniques, the Pro Tools user interface, techniques for selecting and navigating, fundamentals of mixing and signal processing, and options for creating a stereo bounce. They also provide plenty of power tips for going beyond the basics using many of the same tools the pros use to unleash the true power of this award-winning technology.
This book serves as a resource both for Pro Tools | First users and for users of commercial versions of Pro Tools software. Readers who are running a paid version of Pro Tools software can use the techniques and exercises in this book with virtually identical results to those running Pro Tools | First.
Getting Started with Pro Tools | First: Audio Production Basics is an invaluable guide for anyone learning to work with DAWs.