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

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10. Working with Regions

When you work with audio or MIDI in Pro Tools, a large part of your time will be spent working with regions. Regions are visual representations of material that are placed in tracks, edited, and assembled to construct a session.

Pro Tools offers a wealth of choices for editing—enough to fill an entire book. This chapter covers the main ways to display, move, edit, and manage regions in a session. The features described in this chapter apply to both audio and MIDI regions unless noted otherwise.

About Regions

Regions are segments of audio files or MIDI data that can be arranged in track playlists. A region could represent a recorded take, a punch-in, a loop, or a sound effect.

All audio and MIDI regions in a session ...

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