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How to use the Pro Tools First slip mode when editing

How to use the Pro Tools First slip mode when editingIn this Pro Tools First tutorial, we’ll look at how to use the Pro Tools First Slip mode for editing.

To enter one of the four Pro Tools First edit modes, select the mode that you’d like to enter in the top left corner of the edit window:

Pro Tools First edit buttons

Here, clicking on any of these will enable a different edit mode. The different Pro Tools First edit modes are: Shuffle mode, Spot mode, Slip mode and Grid mode. The different Pro Tools First edit modes give you different options for the way that you can move and edit regions on your timeline. To enter Pro Tools First Slip Mode, simply click on the ‘slip’ edit mode button.

Using the Pro Tools First Slip Mode

In slip mode, Pro Tools First’s regions can be dragged anywhere at all. Whereas other Pro Tools First edit modes such as Shuffle mode alter your region’s neighboring regions, in Slip mode, only the region being edited is effected. Further still, unlike in Grid mode, the regions do not snap to a grid. Therefore, in Pro Tools First Slip mode, you’re completely free to move regions and edit them how ever you wish.

So, in Pro Tools First Slip mode, you have tons of freedom. In fact, its probably the edit mode with the largest freedom to edit regions in the way you want. Do you think that the Pro Tools First Slip Mode is a function that you could make use of? Does the freedom to edit regions without being confined to a grid suit the type of sessions that you work with? Does the ability to work on single regions without effecting others work for the type of music that you record? Leave your thoughts on the Pro Tools First Slip mode in the comment section below.

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