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Sometimes the default fade that's added to the beginning or end of the track just doesn't sound natural. Either the fade is too tight and cuts off the attack or release of the part, or the fade itself just isn't smooth sounding enough. Now is the time to fix any fades that don't work in the track by adjusting the fade timings. The first thing we'll do in this case is have a listen. (music playing) Fade is very long, so let's see if we can shorten it by using just a Standard Pro Tools' Strict Fade.
(music playing) And we can shorten it up a bit more, to there. (music playing) When it comes to song fade outs, many times the default fade just won't sound smooth enough. Be prepared to help that fade out by trying some of the other types available. What we'll do is we'll click on the fade, and we'll try this curve first. Have a listen.
(music playing) Let's try another one that's more exaggerated still. (music playing) Ultimately you are looking for fade that sounds best for the song or group of songs, so it's best to experiment until you've heard a few different options before making your final decision.
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