Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Mixing down, part of Up and Running with REAPER 4.
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And now, let's talk a little bit about the basics of actually mixing. …When you're done recording and creating your tracks. …You'll most likely want to be able to share your creation with the rest of the world. …Or you'll at least be able to want to listen to your own recording without …having to launch Reaper each time. Before you export your project, you'll …want to mix it down. Mixing involves adjusting the levels and …effects of each individual track. So that they all combine or mix into a …single audio file that sounds full, balanced and well arranged, like a …finished song. Now, one option you might want to …consider is to duplicate your project before you start mixing. …It's not necessary, but if you plan on making some radical changes, you might …feel more comfortable knowing you have a backup copy of your project.…
To do so choose File > Save Project As and just keep this in the same folder. …Then I'm just going to add mix down under the name here. …We'll save that. And now I have a copy of the project to …
- Customizing the REAPER menu and toolbar
- Creating a new project
- Comping multiple takes
- Importing audio files
- Managing media
- Editing tracks
- Applying effects
- Mixing down a song
Skill Level Beginner
Foundations of Audio: Compression and Dynamic Processingwith Brian Lee White2h 25m Appropriate for all
Foundations of Audio: Delay and Modulationwith Alex U. Case2h 20m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started
2. Recording and Importing Audio
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