Join Brian Lee White for an in-depth discussion in this video Dealing with plug-in latency, part of Pro Tools: Pitch Correction with Antares Auto-Tune Evo.
Like most plug-ins that do real-time analysis, in fact all pitch correction…plug-ins, induce some sort of latency on the track they are processing.…Because Auto-Tune needs to read in the input pitch and then resynthesize an output pitch,…just your regular hardware buffer size latency is not going to account for that time.…So, what these plug-ins do is they actually hold the track back a little bit so…they have enough time to process the output.…Now, how I know this is if I didn't read the manual I could go in and…Command+click or Ctrl+click on the track's volume indicator here and it shows…me how many samples of delay the plug-ins on the track are causing.…
If I disable that, I get 0. If I make that active again, 1380.…Auto-Tune EVO always gives me 1380 samples of delay.…So, how do I deal with this?…Well if I have Pro Tools HD, I can just turn on Delay Compensation.…Pro Tools LE and mPower do not have plug-in Delay Compensation.…So what I need to do is compensate for this within the Edit window by shifting…
- Processing in automatic mode versus graphical mode
- Achieving the "T-Pain effect"
- Analyzing incoming pitch
- Modifying the scale
- Adding vibrato
- Working in graphical mode
- Using the note objects system
- Building harmonies
- Dealing with Auto-Tune latency