Pro Tools 201 Pro Tools Production II


16-20 hours


This course covers the core concepts and skills needed to operate a Pro Tools|HD system in a professional studio environment. The course continues to build on the fundamental concepts and topics covered in the Pro Tools 100-series of courses. Access to the 201 exam requires passing all previous exams


This course is designed for end-users with intermediate Pro Tools skills.


Completion of the following courses is required prior to beginning this course:


At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand Pro Tools|HD
  • Optimize your system
  • Configure and navigate sessions
  • Manage sessions using DigiBase browsers
  • Apply selection techniques
  • Edit using alternate tools and advanced nudging techniques
  • Employ HD automation modes
  • Mix with Pro Tools|HD
  • Finish the session by creating a final mixdown

Software Configuration

The following software options are required for this course:

  • Pro Tools HD 8
  • EQ III
  • Dynamics III
  • Time Adjuster
  • D-Fi
  • ReVibe
  • Reverb One
  • Smack!
  • Maxim
  • SignalTools PhaseScope
  • Reel Tape Suite
  • MP3 Option

System Configurations

The following system configuration is required for this course:

  • Pro Tools|HD 2 Accel
  • 192 I/O, 96 I/O, or 96i I/O
  • Digidesign PRE