Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Bouncing and sharing the song, part of Songwriting in Pro Tools.
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…Once you're done with the rough mix it's…time to bounce your song idea and share it.…Here's how I like to do that.…First, I'm going to go and create a fade out at…the very end of the song on the master fader track.…Let's listen to the ending here.…So, I just used the Grabber tool and on…the volume line, just dragged it down to negative infinity.…Let's see what this sounds like.…Well, it cuts off really fast there, so let's make that a lot smoother.…
Go into Slip mode, Grabber, slide that down like this.…Let's hear it now.…Wow, that's a little drastic.…Let's hear this now.…That's not bad, good enough for rock and roll.…So, I'm going to set my endpoint here, after it's totally…faded out, and I'm going to create a marker, call this end.…Now I'll zoom back out and see the whole track, and…here's what I like to do to set the bounce range.…I'm going to click on the Intro Marker, press Shift,…and click on the end marker, and now I've…highlighted the entire length of the song, and this…is the amount of time that I want to bounce.…
Look for more courses in our Songwriting series in 2014! We'll cover Logic, GarageBand, and other popular DAWs.