Lesson 8: Intro To Pro Tools

Recording Connection Audio Engineering program lesson 8 introduces you to Pro Tools™. Pro Tools™ is an extremely advanced digital audio workstation (DAW). Pro Tools has remained an industry standard for engineers and producers in the professional studio environment, as well as for novice music enthusiasts, for more than 20 years. In this chapter, we will begin to scratch the surface of this very dense DAW and prepare you for the task of installing and using this amazing tool. This chapter will help educate you about Pro Tools and help you troubleshoot potential problems in the future.


  • History of Pro Tools
  • Pro Tools System Requirements
  • Optimizing your System
  • Pro Tools File Structure and Basic Key Commands
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Basic Key Commands Quiz
  • Blog Entry