Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Utilizing fades and crossfades, part of Pro Tools 9 Essential Training.
To create smooth edits while editing audio regions in Pro Tools, you should…utilize fades and crossfades at most region beginnings and endings.…Fades and crossfades are used to prevent pops, clicks, or sudden changes in sound…at region boundaries, as well as to smooth transitions between regions or create…special audio effects.…Let's listen to where we need to apply some fades and crossfades.…Let me start by playing this region here, and you are going to hear a click…right at the very beginning of the region.…
(Music playing.)…Did you hear that click right when this bass started playing? (Music playing.)…There is also one at the very end.…(Music playing.)…Let me show you what's causing this. I am going to zoom in very close.…You'll see the audio region right here goes from having no sound to having this…waveform right here.…Ideally, you would want to start with 0 amplitude, like this area right here at…the very beginning, so it can fade in to the sound.…
But the pop click sound that you hear is coming from when you go from 0 sound…
- Exploring the Pro Tools interface
- Choosing a playback engine and other settings
- Setting up Pro Tools hardware and software properly
- Importing audio
- Recording and editing audio and MIDI
- Arranging a session
- Writing and editing automation
- Mixing and mastering a session
- Using automatic delay compensation
- Bouncing down a mix as an MP3
- Importing and displaying video
- Archiving a session
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Set Up in Pro Tools 9
2. Learning the Interface
3. Importing into Pro Tools
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
Archiving an entire session4m 22s
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