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Pro ToolS® 9 Ignite! by Andrew Hagerman

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Creating and Customizing Fades

Fade-ins and fade-outs are used to gradually transition into or out of a region. Additionally, you can create crossfades between regions to make a smooth transition from one region into another. Of course, this is nothing new in the world of DAWs, but Pro Tools makes fades easy to create and tweak. You can even use the Smart tool to create them!

Setting Things Up

For our discussion of fades, go to Memory Location #7—Fades.

Creating a Fade-In

Everybody has heard fade-ins used on a mix, such as when a song starts from a silent beginning and gradually gets louder until it reaches its running volume. In Pro Tools, however, ...

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