Pro Tools 201: Pro Tools Production Essentials


Pro Tools 201: Pro Tools Production Essentials covers the core concepts and skills needed to operate a AVID Pro Tools|HD system in a professional studio environment.

Hours: 2 days (16-20 hours)

The price for this course includes the Official AVID Pro Tools 101 Courseware. Official AVID Pro Tools Courseware does NOT include AVID Pro Tools Software.


Pro Tools 101: Introduction to Pro Tools, Pro Tools 110: Essentials of Pro Tools


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Topics Include:

  • Introducing Pro Tools|HD — Component parts of an HD system, HD technology, the 48-bit mixer
  • Customizing Pro Tools — Optimizing the system, I/O setup, preferences
  • Session configuration and navigation — voice allocation, disk allocation, auto scrolling to tracks
  • Session management — DigiBase browsers, locating and relinking missing files
  • Selection techniques — Creating timeline and edit selections, nudging and shifting, auditioning
  • Editing — Alternate tools, auto fades, advanced nudging techniques
  • Automation — HD automation modes, using AutoMatch, automating plug-ins
  • Mixing with Pro Tools|HD — Solo modes, VCA Master tracks, in-depth plug-in usage, DSP-induced delays
  • Finishing the session — Creating a final mixdown, using PhaseScope

Software Configurations

  • Pro Tools 11
  • EQ III
  • Dynamics III
  • Time Adjuster
  • D-Fi™
  • ReVibe™
  • Reverb One™
  • Smack!™
  • Maxim™
  • SignalTools PhaseScope
  • Reel Tape Suite
  • MP3 Option

System Configurations

  • Pro Tools|HD 2 Accel
  • 192 I/O™, 96 I/O™, 96i I/O™

Where this course fits in the Pro Tools Certification Path