Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Automating plug-ins and virtual instruments, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
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 the plug-in's parameters is to…do it automatically, by choosing Setup > Preferences, and in the Mixing page,…choosing Plug-in Controls Default to Auto-Enabled.…Now when you open a plug-in for the first time--I will open up an EQ here--…you'll see that all of the parameters are ready to be automated, and that's…indicated by these little green dots here.…
If the parameter wasn't ready to be automated, then these dots wouldn't be lit up green.…Now if you don't want use that preference and be overwhelmed with all of the…parameters that you can automate, here's how to enable individual automation…parameters on a plug-in.…I am going to open up this Filter Gate plug-in, and now I'm in going to go up to…this button right here, the Plug-In Automation Enable button, and in this window,…you can choose one of the parameters here on the left, click Add, and now it's…
- Exploring the Pro Tools interface
- Selecting inputs, outputs, and busses
- Understanding signal paths and gain stages
- Setting up Pro Tools hardware and software properly
- Importing audio from multiple sources
- Recording and editing audio and MIDI
- Adjusting time, tempo, meter, key, and chord in arrangements
- Mixing and mastering a session
- Setting up an effects loop
- Importing and displaying video
- Adding music, Foley, ADR, and FX
- Archiving a session
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Learning the Interface
4. Recording Audio
5. Editing Audio
6. Arranging a Session
7. Recording MIDI Data
8. Editing MIDI
11. Mixing and Mastering
12. Working with Video
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