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FL Studio Cookbook by Shaun Friedman

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Creating an automation clip

Automation clips are a great way of controlling synthesizer parameters (your software virtual plugin). For example, the pulsation virtual synth has elements such as chorus knobs, delay, distortion, filters, envelopes, LFOs, pulses, and so on.

Specifying shapes, curves, tensions, and drawings of automation clips enables powerful audio manipulation. We are able to have various automation clips, which are like directions for your plugin parameters. Generally, a 0 percent value is the minimum value of the clip and 100 percent is the maximum.

The previous recipe showed how to use automation with a knob or a physical MIDI device. This recipe is based on drawing inside automation clips and on your Snap to grid setting in the ...

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