Linking Mixer controls for Automation in Movie Edit Pro , Video Pro X

johnebaker wrote on 12/9/2019, 9:42 AM

This tutorial demonstrates how to link the Mixer fader controls of 3 audio clips (in this demonstration sound effects), with relative volume levels and, using Automation, adjust the overall volumes, while maintaining the relative volume levels, to match the action seen in 2 video clips.

Towards the end of the tutorial you will also find that other Mixer controls can be linked.

For using the FX channels (FX1/2) of the mixer see this tutorial.

NOTE: The linking of Mixer controls in Music Maker can also done in the same way as this tutorial.

 

Tutorial MEP linking faders for automation.mp4

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browj2 wrote on 12/9/2019, 10:07 AM

Brilliant!

Thanks,

John CB

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CubeAce wrote on 12/9/2019, 3:07 PM

Good idea to update the tutorial John.

I like the idea of each channel that is linked gets a blue rectangle around it to show at a glance which channels are active. I also like the way volume levels are relative to each other when moved. This is much more useful than each slider changing direction by the same amount and keeps volumes relative to each other. The mixer is now more useful to me than it first seemed.

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