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#433894 - 10/17/17 06:38 AM [PowerTracks Pro Audio] Keeping Mixer Moves
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How can I record mixer moves so they apply when I render all of my tracks merged to one .wav/MP3 file?
Thanks! Bernie

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#433929 - 10/17/17 10:49 AM [PowerTracks Pro Audio] Re: Keeping Mixer Moves [Re: Bernier]
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From the PTPA User Manual:

Recording Mixer Moves

Any volume, pan, chorus, and reverb mixer adjustments made during recording will be recorded in real time as MIDI controller messages. Adjustments made in the All column of the mixer will not be recorded, however. When recording mixer moves for audio tracks, you must move the slider for the current track in order to record the mixer moves. For MIDI tracks, you could move any slider and the data will get recorded onto the current track, but normally you’ll move the slider of the current track.

There is a special “Record Mixer Moves” button in the mixer (see image below), which will let you record ONLY mixer moves.

This special button will also let you record mixer moves onto an audio track without the audio being silent during recording.

In order for the recording of mixer moves to work correctly for MIDI tracks, please make sure each track has its own unique MIDI channel in the Tracks window. Also, keep in mind that mixer moves will only be recorded onto the current track, so you can only record mixer moves for one track at a time.

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Note: If a track is an audio track, and the regular “Keep Take” is selected, the audio will be deleted for the section of the track where mixer moves were recorded. You’re better off using the “record ONLY mixer moves” button in the Mixer window to start recording, and you can then concentrate on recording ONLY mixer moves.


For audio tracks, recorded Mixer moves show up as control changes in the Event List for that track. For example, if you used the volume slider to fade the song out you will see a series of Controller 7 (volume) changes in the Event List.

Alternatively, you could just use the Edit | MIDI | Fill command or insert MIDI controller events into the Event List for the particular audio track.

Then when you render down to WAV/MP3/whatever, the changes should apply to the final product.


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