Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Turning automation on and off, part of Pro Tools 10 Essential Training.
In this video, I am going to cover how to turn on and off certain…automation features.…As you know, to play back the automation on a track, you put the track into…auto read mode.…That's the default setting.…And choose auto off if you want to turn off the automation for all automated…controls on the track, and you can see that indicated here where the volume…automation is actually grayed out and is italicized.…Moving beyond these basic automation modes, you can also suspend the writing…or playback of specific types of automation data on all tracks or individual tracks.…
Now, why would you want to do that?…Well, in case you don't want to hear certain types of automation while you play…it back, or you don't want to accidentally write over existing automation data.…To suspend automation writing on all tracks, you can go to Window > Automation.…And we can hit the Suspend button, and that suspends all automation writing on all tracks.…If you only want to suspend certain types of automation, like volume, mute, et…
- 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
Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Videowith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Music Editing for TV and Filmwith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Mixing and Masteringwith Brian Lee White10h 32m Intermediate
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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