Using inserts and plug-ins


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Using inserts and plug-ins

As I mentioned before, most mixing environments feature some sort of channel insert capability allowing the engineer to insert a signal processor or effect directly into the path of an audio signal in the Mixer. In the analog days, this meant physically patching a signal processing device through the mixing console's insert patch point, usually connected to some sort of patch bay, and running any additional effects inserts in series until returning the signal back into the Mixer's insert input.

In the DAW era in Pro Tools while we can and do continue to use hardware gear via hardware inserts which I'll show you, we generally opt for the easier to manage and configure plug-in insert, which are often just virtual emulations of the hardware processors mixers have used for years. So plug-in inserts, what are they and what do they do? Well, first off, a plug-in is just a small software program or algorithm that runs inside of the Pro Tools Mixer and processes or affects the aud...

Using inserts and plug-ins
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Using inserts and plug-ins provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Brian Lee White as part of the Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools

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