Join Brian Block for an in-depth discussion in this video Mixing down, part of Learn REAPER 5: The Basics.
- [Voiceover] Once that you've got everything set up…the way that you want in terms of effects,…automation, and so on, you wanna do a final mix down.…Mixing is the act of adjusting the volume levels…of the tracks in a project to create a balanced,…pleasing final product, where every instrument…is featured appropriately, like on a finished song.…The first thing you might wanna do when starting…your mix down process, is duplicate your project.…This is not a required part of the process,…but if you're planning on making some radical changes,…it's a good idea to have a separate project…that contains the original, unchanged tracks.…
That way, you have a backup in case something goes wrong.…To do that, I'll simply go up to the File menu…and click Save project as.…I'm going to keep it in the same folder,…but I'll append the words mix down to the end of it.…So I know this is the project with all…of my volume changes, and I'll hit Save.…Again, you can see the name of the project…you're working on up here in the menu bar,…
- Working with menus, windows, tracks, and templates
- Setting up inputs
- Recording audio and MIDI
- Importing media
- Making notes with markers
- Splitting and trimming
- Fading and crossfading
- Adding effects
- Using automation
- Mixing down and exporting a REAPER project
Skill Level Beginner
Foundations of Audio: Compression and Dynamic Processingwith Brian Lee White2h 25m Appropriate for all
Foundations of Audio: Delay and Modulationwith Alex U. Case2h 20m Appropriate for all
Music Production Secrets: Larry Crane on Recordingwith Larry Crane2h 21m Intermediate
1. Getting Started with the REAPER Interface
2. Recording and Importing Media
3. Editing Audio
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