Utilizing fades and crossfades


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Utilizing fades and crossfades

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...

Utilizing fades and crossfades
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Utilizing fades and crossfades provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 9 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Pro Tools
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