Exploring Effects

Let’s hear how effects can transform your sounds with Pro Tools® SE.

Features used:

• Quick Start
• Using Loops
• Using Effects
• Solo

 

Create the Session

1.

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

From the Quick Start choose “Loops”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Choose some Loops

 

2.

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Make sure the Loops window is visible.

To hide or show the Loops window click the Loops button in the Toolbar.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Preview a loop by clicking on it and drag it
into the session.

Choose a few that will sound good together. You can sort Loops by key and by other ways.

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Arrange loops with the Grabber tool. Move
your loops so they start at different positions.

You can make your loops align with the Grid by enabling Snap to Grid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Repeat a loop by using the Standard Trimmer tool.

Click in the upper half of some of the loops and drag to the right to make them repeat several times.

 

 

 

 

   

6.

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Listen back to your session by using the Transport controls.

Click Return to Zero and then click the Play triangle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Click the Solo button on a track to hear that
track on its own and click it again to hear all the tracks together.

 

 

 

 

 

Adjust the effects

 

8.

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Click one of the effect’s drop-downs to choose an effect.

While the audio plays back, choose different effects to hear how they change the sound.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Try out different effect presets by clicking on the effect’s settings drop-down and selecting from its list.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Use the Effect On/Off button to hear how the audio sounds with or without each effect.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright 2010 Avid Technology, Inc.