A-Z Of Pro Tools - T Is For Tab, Target, Tempo, Tick and Timing

04-11-2015 09:00 AM

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After last week’s single topic post on the Smart tool, this week we’re looking at legacy content on the site relating to the letter T.

One of the first things a new user of Pro Tools needs to know is how to use the Tab key. One key can make you feel like a power user. Find out how here.

You can get by in Pro Tools without this button but when I asked around a few regular users of Pro Tools hardly any of them could explain what it was for. If you don’t know what it is read this article and find out.

So much music is made in the default tempo of 120bpm. Its a great tempo but I’ve found myself changing the tempo to 121bpm just so its clear, if anyone were to look, that my tempo was a conscious choice. If you can’t type a new tempo into the transport bar or you would like to tap your tempo straight into Pro tools but don’t know how find the answers in this article.

What put the T into PT. These did! One for the beginners but its always good to cover the basics.
Part 1, Part 2
Tick-Based Tracks

If you are playing with Tempo you need to know the difference between ticks and samples. Brush up here.

All but one of the topics covered this week have one thing in common. In one way or another they are all about timing. Here Russ offers a great tip on how you can manipulate the timing between your tracks to change the feel or try these 5 ways to get great timing.