chapter  2
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The Evolution of Pro Tools – a Historical Perspective

If you are involved in recording audio today – whether for music or post-production – you cannot

fail to have heard of Digidesign’s Pro Tools. There are plenty of digital audio recording, editing

and mixing systems ‘out there’, but Pro Tools is just everywhere these days! And not without

good reason. It is, in my humble opinion, simply the most well-integrated system available

today. Now, chiming with the new Millenium, Pro Tools has truly come of age – bringing just

about every conceivable type of recording technology into its ambit, whether by software

simulation or by hardware add-ons.