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Pro Tools 7 for Macintosh and Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide by Steven Roback

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8. File Management Basics

Pro Tools provides a number of smart file-management features that can help you work more efficiently and creatively. Mastering these tools for organizing, moving, and copying audio files will help you streamline your sessions and, most important, help you protect irreplaceable, one-of-a-kind sound recordings.

In Pro Tools most file-management functions mincorporate elements of DigiBase, a database-like utility that uses a powerful file-indexing protocol to keep track of audio files and session-related files on your hard drives. This chapter will show you how to use many of these basic but important file-management features. You’ll learn how to locate missing files, import audio, and convert audio file formats (when ...

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