ProTools templates

If you don’t already have a standard blank template for your sessions then you should. I have a few different templates pre-built for certain times so I can start up my ProTools rig, open a session, save a copy and start working. In ProTools 8 there is native support to save a session as a template. There are a few things I like to consider when creating a session template which are –

  1. What situation would you like this template to cover?
  2. How many tracks are you likely to need?
  3. Will you need any MIDI tracks?
  4. Will any stereo tracks be needed?
  5. Are you going to need a headphone mix for the band?
  6. Do you know the processing you will be needing at mixdown? Continue reading