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Beat Detective

  • 3 Ways to Change Timing
    • Manually
    • Beat Detective
    • Elastic Audio
  • Beat Detective: it is an alternative way of conforming audio to the tempo of a Pro Tools session. Unlike Elastic Audio, Beat Detective does not use “Time Compression / Expansion.”
    • It sometimes may introduce glitches where the clips have been separated, but the “edit smoothing” capability will smooth out those separations with crossfades

Beat Detective

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:10
  • 3 Ways to Change Timing 0:51
    • Manually
    • Beat Detective
    • Elastic Audio
  • Beat Detective 3:00
    • Edit Smoothing
    • Drum Roll Clip
    • Move to Grid Point
    • Example of Manual Way
    • Where is Beat Detective Located
    • Operations
    • Selection
    • Detection
    • Smooth Out the Glitches
    • Review Event Menu
    • Beat Detective Other Features
    • Tempo