Using the Pencil tool


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Using the Pencil tool

When editing audio the Pencil tool has one function: to redraw waveforms. Often this is done to repair waveforms such as to eliminate a pop or a click on the track. To do this we need to zoom in all the way. So that the waveform becomes a single line. Let's go to the Zoom tool and we can just start clicking away or we can use Preset number 5 which will automatically take you to the sample level of the waveform where the waveform is a single line.

Here it is shown as a single line. If we switch back over to the Pencil tool, we can now click and draw in the waveform. Now you can undo this drawing but if you do save the changes to the original waveform, the audio file is permanently changed. So take note of that. So, in this case, I'm actually going to undo that move. Now the Pencil tool has seven different flavors. If we right- click on the button, you can see it has Free Hand, Line, Triangle, Square, Random, Parabolic and S-Curve and these are all used for different purposes and ...

Using the Pencil tool
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Using the Pencil tool provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 8 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Pro Tools
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