Going Pro with Pro Tools 8 is a powerful guidebook for those who are ready to jump to the next level with Pro Tools and would like some expert tips, tricks, and advice to help them truly master the program. Do you already know how to record MIDI and audio in Pro Tools? Do you know its basic tools and terminology? Do you think and work in musical terms, such as bars and beats? Great, then you're ready to "go pro" with Pro Tools! The book's goal is to get you working quickly and using the newest and best features in Pro Tools 8 at a professional level without wasting your time. It provides solutions to common pitfalls (and ways to avoid them) while providing workflow techniques that will speed up your productivity and help you develop your own relationship with this extraordinary audio production system.
Mark I. Altin is a freelance sound editor and composer and a teacher of Digital Audio Production in the Broadcast Electronic Media Arts Department at City College of San Francisco. Prior to this, he taught MIDI and digital audio at Full Sail University and worked for Digidesign for over a half decade developing its certified training program.