[Ardour-Users] How to add an effect to a track

Ken Restivo ken at restivo.org
Mon Mar 8 16:13:33 PST 2010

On Thu, Mar 04, 2010 at 09:17:48AM -0500, Paul Davis wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 9:01 AM, Arnold Krille <arnold at arnoldarts.de> wrote:
> > If you want to do that only for part of a track, there are the following
> > possibilities:
> > 1) Move that part to a second track which has the effect.
> > 2) Add a send to your track, send that to a bus where the effect lives and
> > automate the send.
> > 3) Add the effect to your track and automate the effect settings. Unfortunately
> > I think the "bypass" can not be automated...
> 4a) split the track into regions, if necessary
> 4b) from the right click/context menu, "Bounce with processing"
> 4c) you now have a copy of the region with the *track* FX applied.
> 4d deactivate or remove the track FX

"Bounce with Processing" is very useful. So is "Freeze Track".

I'm not clear on the difference between the two, and the situations in which one would use one rather than the other.


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