Pro Tools All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Pro Tools All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies : 9 Books in 1

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Shows musicians and home recording enthusiasts how to get up and running with Pro Tools, the leading software for professional music recording Features minibooks on recording basics, PC and recording hardware, MIDI, editing, mixing, mastering, synchronization, and advanced Pro Tools use Offers information on the hot-selling Digi002, Digi001, and Mbox packages for home recording buffs Provides more complete information than other books, including basic tips on the recording process Written by a professional musician who has been a touring and studio drummer as well as a sound and recording engineer
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  • Paperback | 720 pages
  • 188 x 230 x 44mm | 1,102.22g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764557149
  • 9780764557149
  • 2,345,550

Table of contents

Introduction. Book I: Home Recording Basics. Chapter 1: Discovering What You Need. Chapter 2: Getting Connected: Setting Up Your Studio. Chapter 3: Meeting the Mixing Board. Chapter 4: MIDI and Electronic Instruments. Chapter 5: Understanding Microphones. Book II: Getting Started Using Pro Tools. Chapter 1: Configuring Your Computer. Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Hardware. Chapter 3: Examining Software Basics. Chapter 4: Understanding the Pro Tools Windows. Chapter 5: Importing and Exporting Files. Book III: Recording Audio. Chapter 1: Taking Care of Tracks. Chapter 2: Miking: Getting a Great Source Sound. Chapter 3: Preparing to Record. Chapter 4: Recording Audio. Book IV: Editing Audio. Chapter 1: Audio Editing Basics. Chapter 2: Selecting Material to Edit. Chapter 3: Getting into Editing. Chapter 4: Adding to Your Editing Palette. Book V: Managing MIDI. Chapter 1: Preparing to Record MIDI. Chapter 2: Recording MIDI. Chapter 3: Editing MIDI Data. Chapter 4: Performing MIDI Operations. Book VI: Mixing in Pro Tools. Chapter 1: Mixing Basics. Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Mix. Chapter 3: Using Equalization. Chapter 4: Digging into Dynamics Processors. Chapter 5: Singling out Signal Processors. Chapter 6: Automating Your Mix. Chapter 7: Making Your Mix. Book VII: Mastering with Pro Tools. Chapter 1: Mastering Basics. Chapter 2: Mastering Your Music. Book VIII: Getting Your Music out to the Masses. Chapter 1: Putting Your Music on CD. Chapter 2: Getting Your Music on the Internet. Index.
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About Jeff Strong

Jeff Strong is the author of Home Recording for Musicians For Dummies and is President of the REI Institute, a MusicMedicine research organization and therapy provider. Jeff graduated from the Percussion Institute of Technology at the Musician's Institute in Los Angeles in 1983, and has either worked in or owned a recording studio since 1985. Every week, he records dozens of custom--client CDs using Pro Tools. He has also released eight commercially available CDs, four of which can be found at www This is his fourth book.
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