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Pro Tools 8 for Mac OS X and Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide by Tom Dambly

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8. Importing Audio and MIDI

You can import a variety of media directly into Pro Tools sessions, including audio, MIDI, and video files. In addition, you can import entire tracks from other sessions.

This chapter covers the main methods for importing audio, MIDI, and tracks into a session.

For information on importing video files into a session, see Chapter 17, “Working with Video.”

About Audio Files

You can import audio into sessions from a wide range of sources, such as music, sound effects, or sample libraries.

If the file type, sample rate, and bit depth of an audio file match those of the session, the file can be imported directly into the session without any conversion. If any of these attributes is different from the session, conversion ...

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