Optimize Your Music and Audio Workflow

Whether you’re new to Pro Tools or looking to learn a more advanced audio production workflow, these tutorials, tips, and other resources will help you get up and running quickly and make the most of your experience.

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First Steps

Pro Tools Demo Session Tour

Learn the basics with a tour of the demo session included with Pro Tools.
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Pro Tools Demo Sketch Tour

Explore Sketch with the demo included with Pro Tools.
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Installation and Troubleshooting

See how to install and activate Pro Tools and troubleshoot any issues.
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Pro Tools Fast Start

Lay Down a Drum Track

See how to start creating a song—from setting the tempo and adding a track to making a looping beat with MIDI.
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Add Keys and Bass

Build up your song’s foundation by recording MIDI performances to create piano, kalimba, and bass parts.
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Record a Guitar

Get a step-by-step walkthrough on how to record audio, starting first with a guitar using amp simulation.
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Arrange Your Song

Give your song more appeal by moving things around, looping clips, and building up parts to create ebb and flow.
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Track Vocals

Discover how to record vocals through effects in the highest quality, no matter what mic or interface you use.
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Create the Perfect Mix

Learn the building blocks for optimizing sounds—from adjusting levels and pans to using plugins and automation.
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Pro Tools Sketch Tutorials

Pro Tools Sketch Window

Explore creating music in the new Pro Tools Sketch window and then finishing ideas in the Pro Tools timeline.
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Pro Tools Sketch iPad App

Discover how to capture inspiration anywhere with the free Pro Tools Sketch iPad app.
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Sketch From Scratch Series

Learn how to use Pro Tools Sketch to create a variety of music types.
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Tutorials and Quick Tips

Crafting Beats with Loops and Samples

Explore the art of sample-based music production and learn how to make a beats using loops and samples.
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Create a Beat in 10 Minutes

Discover how to quickly create beats with Pro Tools Intro using loops and MIDI.
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Creating an Acoustic Track in 10 Minutes

Learn how to create a lo-fi acoustic track in Pro Tools using loops, virtual instruments, and acoustic instruments.
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Pro Tools Basics and Setup

Get a tour of different windows and workspaces and how to set things up.
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Editing and Arranging

See how to use ARA and various tools for editing audio and arranging sections.
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MIDI and Virtual Instrument Workflows

Learn about all the MIDI tools and features and get an overview of how to use them.
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Get Familiar with the Audio Workflow

Find out how to use the tools and features you’ll use to record and manipulate audio.
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Intro to the Audio Post Production Workflow

Get an overview of the tools and features designed for audio post production.
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Mixing and Automation

Learn about all the tools and features that will help you create incredible mixes.
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Producing with Pro Tools

Get insight and invaluable tips from audio pros for creating music, scores, and more in this video series.
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Mixing Dolby Atmos Music

Find out what you need and how to get started mixing in this immersive audio format with tutorials, tips, and more.
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