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Pro Tools HD: Advanced Techniques and Workflows by Edouard Camou

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Chapter 3. Advanced Mixing

In this chapter, we will look at some workflow and routing concepts to take full advantage of Pro Tools's mixing capabilities, integrating both hardware analog units with our favorite plugins. Pro Tools offers advanced routing capabilities combined with advanced automation modes for this digital audio age.

Getting organized with colors

You might think that coloring is a side skill and that you can do without it. Many of us still rely on Pro Tools's default track coloring and manually assign their preferred colors to tracks and clips, but there are simpler ways of organizing our visual references.

Let's begin with the default track color coding. Navigate to Preferences | Display | Color Coding. Here you can choose the default ...

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