A lot of people ask how to autopan a track in Logic. Here's one technique I use. Download, open, press play and watch your Pan in the channel strip.
I duplicated the Audio 1 Track that I wanted to auto pan. You can quickly drag a Loop from the Loop Browser (Audio > Loop Browser) to check out this template.
Then I penciled in an empty MIDI Region onto the new track, opened it in a Matrix window where I drew the pan Hyperdraw curve. I checked my help tag all along, making sure the nodes were on the grid for perfect timing. I created the S curves by Control-Option dragging horizontally in the middle of the segments.
You can adjust the rate of the AutoPan by resizing its MIDI Region in Arrange while holding Option, and clicking OK when prompted to time stretch.
You can create any shape you want, loop it, stop it, mute it independantly of the original track...
Also, if you want to use the automation waveform for events other than Pan, you can convert the events in the Hyper Editor:
1) Select the MIDI region containing the automation.
2) Choose Windows > Hyper Edit (or press Command-5)
3) Choose Hyper > Convert Event Definition (or press Control-T)
4) Enter the event type in the "To" box and press Convert.
For example, if you wanted to automate the bypass of a plug-in on an audio track, set:
• Status = Fader
• Channel = 1
• - 1 - = 56
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Last edited by David
on Thu May 17, 2007 3:14 pm, edited 1 time in total.