Avid Pro Tools 12 Setup and Recording Basics

While I use and recommend Cockos REAPER above other DAWs, Avid Pro Tools remains the industry standard. If you don’t know how to use PT or offer it as an option to your clients then you aren’t considered to be a professional audio engineer by many. So, it is good to know Pro Tools.

I posted all of my own Pro Tools video tutorials here already but I figured it was important to put the recording and setup basics video in its own article.

Pro Tools is tough to wrap your head around at first because many controls aren’t labeled well and functions require multiple button presses. So, to QUICKLY get started with using Pro Tools (either the paid full version or the free First version) watch this:

Author: Adam

Adam is a professional photographer, videographer and audio engineer. He started Real Home Recording back in 2011 and in 2017 launched Don't Go to Recording School.