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Fades & Crossfades

  • Fade-Ins & Fade-Outs: all fades in Pro Tools are generated in real time. You can edit your fades, move them around & even audition fades.
  • Crossfades
  • Batch Fades
  • Editing Fades:
    • Double clicking the fade-in/out area gets you the fades editing dialog box.
    • You need to set the audition path under I/O settings under set-up menu bar.
    • Fades preferences under editing.
    • Arrows will zoom in/out. Command clicking on the arrow will reset the fades.
  • Editing Crossfades:
    • Equal power works better with different types of audio; Equal gain is for similar type of audio.
  • Fades Preferences: You can set your default fade shapes under Preferences > Editing.

Fades & Crossfades

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:09
  • Audio Editing 0:38
    • How to Find Fades
  • Fade-Ins & Fade-Outs 1:38
    • Fade Dialog Box
    • Fade Settings
    • Applying Fades
    • Delete Fade-Ins & Fade-Outs
  • Crossfades 9:30
    • Create Crossfade
    • Another Way to Create Crossfade with Smart Tool
    • Get Rid of Crossfades
  • Batch Fades 12:51
    • Adjust Options
    • In-Shape
    • Equal Power
    • Equal Gain
    • Placement Changes
  • Editing Fades 15:27
    • Trimmer/ Grabber
    • Fades Editing Dialog Box
    • I/O Setup
    • Fades Preferences Under Editing