Advanced Pro Tools Editing Software Quiz!

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What do you know about Advanced Pro Tools Editing Software? Pro Tools is a digital audio workstation created by Avid Technology for Microsoft Windows and Mac Os. It is used for the cultivation of music and production. It works through sound recording, editing, and mastering processes. It helps to edit clips, design video frames, modify gain levels and work with 3D audio. Stop, look, listen, and see how much you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When using Quickpunch to record, audio is only recorded from where you punch into where you punch out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    To immediately make a parameter of a Plug-in 'automatable', which modifier key combination must be pressed when clicking on the parameter?
    • A. 

      Ctl + Opt + Cmd

    • B. 

      Cmd + Opt

    • C. 

      Shift + Opt + Cmd

    • D. 

      Shift + Opt

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 3. 
    Delay compensation is used:
    • A. 

      When Pro Tools had latency due to a high buffer setting

    • B. 

      When tracks are delayed by plug-ins on their inserts

    • C. 

      When tracks are delayed by a slow computer CPU

    • D. 

      When tracks are delayed by routing internally

  • 4. 
    Beat Detective: What command is used to remedy audible gaps between regions?
    • A. 

      Bar | Beat Generation

    • B. 

      Groove Template Extraction

    • C. 

      Region Separation

    • D. 

      Region Conform

    • E. 

      Edit Smoothing

  • 5. 
    Strip Silence acts like what type of audio effect?
    • A. 

      Compressor

    • B. 

      EQ

    • C. 

      Delay

    • D. 

      Gate

    • E. 

      Reverb

  • 6. 
    What must be engaged for Pro Tools to follow Tempo Maps?
    • A. 

      Slave to External Sync

    • B. 

      Nothing needs to be engaged, it automatically follows the tempo map

    • C. 

      Metronome button

    • D. 

      Conductor button (in the transport bar)

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    To assign multiple Outputs from a single channel:
    • A. 

      Hold down Control and add an Output assignment.

    • B. 

      Hold down Command and add an Output assignment.

    • C. 

      Hold down Shift and add an Output assignment.

    • D. 

      Hold down Option and add an Output assignment.

    • E. 

      Hold down Escape and add an Output assignment.

  • 8. 
    To cascade the Output of selected channels only:
    • A. 

      Hold Control while changing the assignment

    • B. 

      Hold Shift +Control+Command while changing the assignment

    • C. 

      Hold Shift +Option+Command while changing the assignment

    • D. 

      This action is not possible

    • E. 

      Hold down Command while changing the assingment

  • 9. 
    To apply changes to selected tracks ONLY, hold:
    • A. 

      Shift+control keys

    • B. 

      Shift+option keys

    • C. 

      Shift+command keys

    • D. 

      Shift+control+command keys

    • E. 

      There is no short cut in Pro Tools to do this

  • 10. 
    You can apply a change to all tracks in Pro Tools, by:
    • A. 

      Holding the shift key down

    • B. 

      Holding the control key down

    • C. 

      Holding the option key down

    • D. 

      Holding the command key down

    • E. 

      Holding the shift+command keys down

  • 11. 
    Plug-Ins and their respective settings can be easily copied to another track, by:
    • A. 

      Option dragging the plug-in to a different insert

    • B. 

      Command dragging the plug-in to a different insert

    • C. 

      Control dragging the plug-in to a different insert

  • 12. 
    To create a new audio file from many selected regions, use:
    • A. 

      Heal separations

    • B. 

      Consolidate selections

    • C. 

      Render track

    • D. 

      Export region definitions from the Audio sub-menu

    • E. 

      Bounce to disk

  • 13. 
    To figure out the amount of latency (delay) introduced by inserted plug-ins on an individual track:
    • A. 

      Command+click on the channels fader volume readout at the bottom of a channel in the mix window to toggle to the 'dly' readout in samples

    • B. 

      Double click on the plug-ins on the inserts

    • C. 

      Shift+click on the channels fader volume readout at the bottom of a channel in the mix window to toggle to the 'dly' readout in samples

    • D. 

      Select this from the options menu

    • E. 

      Select this from the MIDI menu

  • 14. 
    What is the difference between an RTAS plug-in and an Audiosuite plug-in?
    • A. 

      RTAS plug-ins don't work on Pro Tools LE

    • B. 

      Audiosuite plug-ins only work for TDM systems

    • C. 

      RTAS plug-ins don't introduce latency

    • D. 

      RTAS plug-ins are used in real-time and Audiosuite plug-ins print the effect directly to the track

    • E. 

      Audiosuite plug-ins are non-destructive

  • 15. 
    What items cannot be automated in Pro Tools?
    • A. 

      Pan

    • B. 

      Plug-Ins

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Solo

    • E. 

      Mute

  • 16. 
    How many Memory Locations can you have in Pro Tools?
    • A. 

      199

    • B. 

      499

    • C. 

      699

    • D. 

      999

  • 17. 
    There are 4 types of "groups" in Pro Tools. Which of the following is based on generic signal flow concepts, and NOT a specific PT feature?
    • A. 

      Edit Groups

    • B. 

      Mix Groups

    • C. 

      Sub Groups

    • D. 

      Region Groups

  • 18. 
    To "Solo Safe" (isolate) a track, you....
    • A. 

      You cannot Isolate solo buttons in Pro Tools LE

    • B. 

      Hold down Command when you click on a solo button

    • C. 

      Use a Window Configuration

    • D. 

      Toggle it from Solo Mode sub-menu in the Options Menu

  • 19. 
    It is highly recommended that most Pro Tools LE users enable the "Plug-in Controls Default to Auto-Enabled" Preference so that each parameter does not have to be auto-enabled.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    There is no way to compensate for Plug-in Delays in Pro Tools LE.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    When working with virtual instruments (Reason, Kontakt), what 2 types of tracks are needed?
    • A. 

      Midi Tracks & Instrument Tracks

    • B. 

      Audio Tracks and Aux Tracks

    • C. 

      Instrument Tracks & Master Tracks

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Where do you go to connect or make sure a MIDI Keyboard/Device is connected to your audio/MIDI interface?
    • A. 

      Audio Midi Suite/Setup

    • B. 

      Session Window

    • C. 

      Disk Allocation Window

    • D. 

      Pro Tools Preferences

  • 23. 
    If you want to make sure that all of the audio files in your current session are in one location...
    • A. 

      Make sure there are no Offline Files in the Region Bin

    • B. 

      Check the session "disk allocation" and "Project Browser"

    • C. 

      Save As...

    • D. 

      Copy the entire Session Folder to an external drive

  • 24. 
    Elastic Audio and Beat Detective are 2 options that we can use to quantize audio.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    When held while clicking, which modifier key restores parameters (like faders and pans) to their default setting?
    • A. 

      Shift

    • B. 

      Control

    • C. 

      Option

    • D. 

      Command

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