Your Pro Tools Studio gives you the information you need to set up your own home or project studio using Pro Tools LE or M-Powered as your digital audio workstation (DAW). You'll learn how to decide which system is best for you; review hardware capabilities suchas inputs, outputs, S/PDIF, and MIDI; and learn to install, set up, and use Pro Tools software. Your Pro Tools Studio will help you decide what kind of studio you need, where to put it, how to make it sound better, and how to furnish it with the right gear. You'll also learn to record, mix, use plug-ins, edit audio, hook up external MIDI devices, and record or edit MIDI in Pro Tools. Your Pro Tools Studio is a thorough, practical, yet compact introduction to the complex world of professional audio. It's just what you need to get started today, whether you plan to pursue music as a hobby or as a profession.
Trained in traditional print media and on the Web, Robert Correll enjoys digital photography, photo restoration and retouching, digital art, computer technology, and music. His recently published works include video tutorials on Sony ACID Pro 6.0, Adobe Photoshop Elements 4, and Corel PaintShop Pro X5. He has also written or contributed to other technology books, magazines, and Web sites. Robert has also worked as a consultant in the marketing and design industry, where his contributions ranged from IT services to Web design and implementation, network administration, art production, ad concepts, campaign strategies and tactics, and radio advertisement script writing. Robert graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1988 and served in the United States Air Force as an Intelligence Officer, was a Software Development Specialist and Development Editor for Macmillan Computer Publishing, and was the Staff and Faculty Technology Trainer/Assistant Technology Coordinator for a county-wide school corporation.