Bob and Brett demonstrate how to set inputs when using Pro Tools on your computer.
Pro Tools 9
This video is for anyone looking to increase their ability with Pro Tools. You're shown how to make use of the Transport tool, and also how to implement several QWERTY commands which will make your recording process much easier and more efficient.
Want to create some really killer track effects for your project in Pro Tools? This tutorial covers how you can make your audio and instrumental tracks sit well in the mix, and add certain special sound effects to your final project.
Balance the frequencies in your mix using the EQ plug-ins in Pro Tools and get your recordings sounding top notch.
Bob and Brett explain all about automation options when using Pro Tools. Automation is a way to allow volume control and automate fade rides etc.
Bob and Brett guide you through fade ins and fade outs in Pro Tools.
A crossfade allows you to fade parts in and out when using Pro Tools, in order to give the appearance of an organic part. Bob and Brett walk you through it in this video.
Bob and Brett show you two different record modes in your Pro Tools interface - Quick punch and the Transport window.
Bob and Brett show you how to add tracks to your Pro Tools program and how to use them. You are only as limited as your hardware!
So you've already laid down your first instrumental track for your project in Pro Tools, and now you want to include a second one as well. The process is actually quite easy once you get the hang of it, and this tutorial shows you exactly how to get it done.
This troubleshooting tutorial is aimed at those who are running Pro Tools on a Windows 7 machine, and who are experiencing a Flash error when they try to run the program. Make sure you have the most current version of Flash Player installed on your computer!
Bob and Brett show you how to burn your mixes on CD using a command called "bounce" in Pro Tools.
Bob and Brett show you how to use some of the different compressors and filters in Pro Tools.
Bob and Brett show you how to set up groups of parts in tracks when using Pro Tools.
In this video tutorial, we learn how to achieve that now-classic T-Pain sound with Antares Auto-Tune and Pro Tools 8. Whether you're new to Digidesign's popular DAW (digital audio workstation) or simply new to Auto-Tune, you're sure to be well served by this video guide.
Stay organized and get a rockin' drum mix by controlling and editing your drum tracks using the Track Groups feature in Pro Tools.
Make the mixing process easier and free up some space in your tracking window by combining different tracks and onto one track using Pro Tools.
Fill up the empty space in your hit tracks with a nice full sounding rhythm guitar part by doubling tracks and adding layers of compression in Pro Tools.
Check out this video from Berkleemusic.com and watch as Berklee Professor Jeff Baust illustrates different ways for using the panning automation in Pro Tools software.
Whether you use a Mac or PC, you'll be able to use this tutorial to figure out how to compile multiple tracks into a single final track using Pro Tools. You can copy, paste and even mute or un-mute specific sections of particular tracks.
Targeting Notes and Creating Harmonies Using MIDI -- Jeff Dykhouse shows us how to use MIDI to tell Auto-Tune which notes to tune. In addition, you can use this technique to create harmonies. Antares Auto-Tune is the fastest, easiest, and highest quality tool for pitch correct ...more
This video describes how to reset the PRAM, or parameter random access memory, on an Apple Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) computer. Whether you're new to Digidesign's Pro Tools 8 or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you are certain to benefit from this free so ...more
Bob and Brett discuss memory location within tracks and setting up location points to help you find what you're after.
Bob and Brett walk you through the different recording modes. In this section you'll learn about the Click Track.
After finally completing a rhythm section using Reason software, you may want to rewire using Protools. First decide how to feed Reason into Protools. The best, would be to re-patch individually into Protools, however the demo here shows a simpler approach that will be easier ...more
This video shows a quick and easy way to create a drum loop using "MIDI MERGE". A stereo instrument track with expand 2 is used here. First, select a track, expand 2, and select session drums (you can take any other track) for the patch and also create a "click track" which wi ...more
Pro Tools is one of the most popular software packages for recording music. Learn the basics of how to use Pro Tools MIDI technology in this free music recording software video from a professional musician. Part 1 of 16 - How to Use Pro Tools MIDI technology. Use Pro Tools MID ...more
Pro Tool is in almost every big studio in the world. Learn how to use it and record your own music in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Get started in Pro Tools. Get started in Pro Tools - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Get sta ...more
Pro Tool is in almost every big studio in the world. Learn how to use it and record your own music in this free video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Record in Pro Tools. Record in Pro Tools - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Record in Pro Too ...more
Pro Tool is in almost every big studio in the world. Learn how to use the automation function of this industry standard software and record your own music in this free video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Use automation in Pro Tools. Use automation in Pro Tools - Part 2 of 15. ...more
Learn how to use the blur, smear and sharpen tools in Autodesk SketchBook Pro 2010. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned graphic artist merely looking to better acquaint yourself with SketchBook Pro 2010, you're sure to be well served b ...more
See how to use the various image edit features within Autodesk SketchBook Pro 2010. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned graphic artist merely looking to better acquaint yourself with SketchBook Pro 2010, you're sure to be well served b ...more
Recently, Avid announced the upcoming release of Pro Tools HD Native, and caused a lot of stir in the audio community. There’s plenty of information about this new gear out there, so I won’t drop a spec sheet on you, just yet. I do, however, want to talk about what exactly “N ...more
This tutorial shows you a very simple thing you can do to your computer in order to maximize Pro Tools' performance on your hard drive and cut down on the number of error messages you might receive - just by making a a few changes to user account controls.
Here is a video guide to the color correction tools in Final Cut Pro X. Learn how to use the saturation sliders, color tabs, and more. If you are using this Apple video editing software, check out this guide to FCP X color correction.
This video shows you how to work with the pan and crop tool in Sony Vegas Movie Studio and Pro. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure ...more
Franklin McMahon goes over Premiere Pro CS4’s lift and extract tools and compares them with some of the other methods video editors may use when editing video clips. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo ind ...more
Welcome back, my fledgling hackers! Over the years, we have examined multiple ways to own, exploit, or compromise a system. On the other hand, we have not spent a lot of time on denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. For those of you who are new here, a denial of service is basica ...more
Andrew Mucci, a New Jersey-based vlogger who is also Social Media Coordinator at Sennheiser, likes to use Instagram not only as a platform for the brand but also as a place to experiment with content on his own account. Sennheiser, the German-based company that specializes in ...more
Welcome back, my greenhorn hackers! Lately, much of the discussion here on Null Byte has revolved around evading detection and not getting caught hacking. Several of you have written me asking for a series on evading detection and forensics, and while I began a series 5 month ...more
Welcome back, my tenderfoot hackers! So many readers in the Null Byte community have been asking me questions about evading detection and hacking undetected that I decided to start a new series on digital forensics. I applaud each of you for your concern, as the last thing I ...more
For over 20 years, a tiny but mighty tool has been used by hackers for a wide range of activities. Although well known in hacking circles, Netcat is virtually unknown outside. It's so simple, powerful, and useful that many people within the IT community refer to it as the "Swi ...more
New to eBay? Don't worry, setting up an account and buying and selling doesn't take that much effort at all. Everyone who has an Internet connection has at one point come across eBay, to find the perfect gift for their loved ones, to find the cheapest deals on plasma televisio ...more
This Apple software tutorial shows you how to edit MIDI notes in Logic Pro 8. Learn to edit note velocity and duration using the Piano Roll Editor tools and pencil tool in Logic Pro 8.
Want to conform 50p or 60p DSLR clips to a slower framerate (e.g., 24, 25 or 30 fps)? With Cinema Tools and Final Cut Pro, it's easy. Learn how with this clip. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the ...more
Acrobat 9 Pro is an essential tool for creating, reviewing and sharing comments with others you work with. In this video you will learn about commenting PDF files and the methods for including others in your review process with Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. Learn how to use ...more
For 3D artists new to 3DS Max, learning your way around this massive piece of software can take a long time. It need not do. This video will teach you how to use some of the many hotkeys in the program to navigate it like a pro, easily accessing all of the most popular tools a ...more
Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 is one of the most powerful digital video editing tools ever created. This tutorial is meant as a tutorial for those unfamiliar with the program, covering many of the basics including how to create a new video sequence and edit the quality of the video t ...more
This hair tutorial is called a wispy bird's nest after its, well, wispy quality and organized jumble of hair strands that forms into a cohesive whole. The "bird's next" has some classic elements and it can look very polished or casual for a day-to-day basis — especially for t ...more
This gorgeous '60s hairstyle was inspired by the Audrey Hepburn film "Breakfast at Tiffany's." This look is quite elegant and suitable for formal events. Most importantly, it is very easy to create. As usual, certain hair accessories can be substituted such as a comb, a small ...more
Using a curling iron on your hair doesn't have to just mean curly hair. By alternating your curling method and holding the curling iron at different angles, you can actually create different types of curls as well as loose waves. Watch this tutorial to learn how to use a wrap ...more
This hairstyle could easily be mistaken for simply missing a spot while you're pinning your hair into an updo during the morning rush, but the lovely rosebud hair accessory ties it all together. Modern yet reminiscent of the frilly romance of beautiful salsa dancers from Spai ...more
In this tutorial, Tom Green shows how to use 3D tools in Flash CS4 to create a 3D tour out of a group of static images. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustr ...more
Make sure your video projects are broadcast safe with color correction and the Waveform Monitor in Apple's Final Cut Pro. This free video tutorial presents a complete overview of how to use the Waveform Editor and FCP color correction tools for increased darker blacks and whit ...more
The video starts by informing about the basic safety precautions, tools needed and backing up data prior to hard drive replacement. There are a series of screws which need to be removed in the following order.1. Removing the battery from the back and then remove three screws t ...more
Having fun experimenting with Flash CS4’s Deco Tool. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Dr ...more
Tom Green takes a layered Photoshop document and adds motion to it in Flash using the Bones tool. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photos ...more
RC covers the use of Acrobat’s Article tool. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Dreamweave ...more
This tool in Dreamweaver allows users to redefine an existing component of HTML. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, Aft ...more
Creating a silhouette from a photo is nothing new, but with Illustrator CS4’s new Blob Brush tool, it has become a lot easier. Corey demonstrates how to use the Blog Brush tool to create a silhouette, and how to create some quick background effects using the Gradient Mesh tool ...more