Automating plug-in parameters


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Automating plug-in parameters

Volume, panning, and send automation are not the only parameters you can automate. You will find that automating plug-in parameters such as equalizer curves and compression settings can be extremely helpful in your mix. The ability to adjust plug-in parameters over time can help you keep your track counts down and give you more control over what happens on a given track throughout the timeline. First thing you will notice when you try to automate a plug-in is that their parameters don't automatically show up in the automation playlist. So let me insert an EQ plug-in into this track. So here I have my plug-in inserted and it has a lot of parameters.

If I close the plug-in box and I go to my automation playlist, I don't see any of those parameters showing up in my automation list here. You actually have to manually set your parameters to show up. So let me take this plug-in off and I want to show you one way you can do this is through the Preferences in Pro Tools. Here under the Mix...

Automating plug-in parameters
Video duration: 9m 22s 5h 9m Intermediate Updated Apr 04, 2012

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Automating plug-in parameters provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Scott Hirsch as part of the Audio for Film and Video with Pro Tools

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