Pro Tools Grid Mode Explained Using Important Shortcuts

During this video we’re going to create a drumbeat using guitar tracks. The session file used in this video is available for free at

In order to be an efficient audio engineer, you need to know your shortcuts. Knowing how to use grid mode along with these shortcuts will speed up your workflow.

In this video you’ll learn: how to create new tracks, how to resize your track, how to use and manipulate grid mode, how to name your tracks, how to pan, how to copy and paste, how to duplicate tracks, and we’ll even create a beat using the guitar tracks.

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Training Information:

  • 0:48 Creating new tracks
  • 1:10 Making your tracks bigger
  • 1:22 Grid mode explained
  • 2:13 Naming your tracks
  • 2:40 Panning the guitars
  • 4:36 Copy pasting the guitars
  • 5:51 Creating a beat with the guitars
  • 8:27 Duplicating your clips

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