Automating plug-ins


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Automating plug-ins

When automating volume and pan isn't enough, sometimes you have to dig deep into your plug-in parameters to get the sound you are looking for. Fortunately, Pro Tools allows you to automate most every plug-in control just with a few extra steps. So let's say I wanted to, for example, automate the EQ on the kick drum to tame out some of this high mid boost here during the Verses. So it's a little softer during the Verse, but it gets a little tackier and brighter on the Choruses to cut through the mix.

Now if you go to my kick drum in the Edit window and I look at the track view selector, I won't see any of these plug-in parameters in this list. That's because there is an extra step involved for automating plug-ins. So what we are going to do is we are going to need to tell Pro Tools which parameters we want to automate. Now there is a good reason for this. A lot of plug-ins can have dozens of parameters and it would be really confusing if you saw 40 or 50 parameters and ...

Automating plug-ins
Video duration: 7m 36s 9h 18m Intermediate

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Automating plug-ins provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Brian Lee White as part of the Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools

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Audio + Music
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Pro Tools
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