A complete guide to saving time and making great music with Pro Tools Montclair, NJ â€“ Hal Leonard Books, the musicianâ€™s best source of books on the music business, audio technology, instrument history, and more, has published The Complete Pro Tools Shortcuts ($29.99) by Jose â€œChilitosâ€? Valenzuela. This second edition is newly revised and expanded with over 400 shortcuts for the latest versions of Pro Tools HD and LE.
The Complete Pro Tools Shortcuts is an indispensable guide that provides a complete list of shortcuts to help readers get the most out of Avid's industry-leading digital-audio software in the fastest possible way. Each shortcut shows the key combinations needed to complete a given task and in what context the command is available, as well as other important features. Since key command shortcuts exist to speed workflow, The Complete Pro Tools Shortcuts is designed to help readers find and use shortcuts quickly and easily. Readers can find shortcuts for specific tasks contained in a detailed table of contents divided into more than 60 sections, each pertaining to a section or workflow within Pro Tools. From there, each shortcut contains key commands for Mac and PC, multiple screen shots to help navigate the software, and notes and descriptions to help execute the shortcut task. In addition to the latest keyboard commands, The Complete Pro Tools Shortcuts is packed with valuable tips culled from the author's many years as a Pro Tools producer and instructor, making it a must-have aide for any Pro Tools-based studio. About the Author: Pro Tools guru Jose â€œChilitosâ€? Valenzuela is a musician, recording/mixing engineer, and certified Pro Tools trainer based in Los Angeles. He is the author of The Complete Pro Tools Handbook, Audio Digital, and Diccionario Ilustrado de Musica Electronica, all published by Hal Leonard, as well as Descrubriendo MIDI (Backbeat Books). The Complete Pro Tools Shortcuts Hal Leonard Books April 2011 266 pages, 8.5â€? x 11â€? $29.99, ISBN 978-1-4234-9279-5