Automation overview

Automation refers to recording, editing, and playing back the movements of faders, knobs, and switches. Using automation, you can create changes over time to volume, pan, and other settings. You can add automation to all track types.

Each track in your project has automation curves for volume and pan, and you can add curves to automate plug-in settings. To create changes over time, you do the following:

You can also snap automation to positions in the grid, edit automation in the Automation Event List, and use MIDI Draw to automate MIDI region events.