Automating plug-ins and virtual instruments


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Automating plug-ins and virtual instruments

In addition to being able to automate track parameters, you can also automate any parameter in a plug-in or virtual instrument. The quickest way to enable automation on all of a plug-in's parameters is to do it automatically by choosing Setup > Preferences, and on the Mixing page, choosing Plug-in Controls Default to Auto-Enabled. So when you go to open up a plug-in for the first time, you'll see that all of the plug-in parameters are enabled to be automated.

And you can tell in this one by all these green dots and all these green boxes. That means that all of these parameters are ready to be automated. If you don't want to use that preference, here is how to enable individual parameters on a plug-in. I am going to open up this filter gate, and then I am going to hit the Automation enable button in the Plug-in window. This window enables you to select the parameters that you want to automate for each plug-in on that track. You can select the parameter over here on the left,...

Automating plug-ins and virtual instruments
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Automating plug-ins and virtual instruments provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 9 Essential Training

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