Adding and Removing Effects

You can add effects to selected regions in the Region Plug-Ins list, and you can add effects to the overall project in the Mix Plug-Ins list. This can also be done with the shortcut menus available in the Wave View area (region effects) and Mix lane (mix effects).

To add an effect to a region
  1. Click the Region Plug-Ins tab to show the Region Plug-Ins list.

  2. In the Regions list, click the target region that you want to add the effect to.

  3. Choose the effect category, and particular effect name, from the Add Plug-in pop-up menu.

    The effect appears in the Region Plug-Ins list, below any effects already added to the region.

    Tip: Right-click (or Control-click) a region in the Wave View area to open a shortcut menu that allows you to add or remove plug-ins.

To add an effect to the overall project
  1. Click the Mix Plug-Ins tab to show the Mix Plug-Ins list.

  2. Choose the effect category, and particular effect name, from the Add Plug-in pop-up menu.

    The effect appears in the Mix Plug-Ins list, below any effects already added to the project.

    Tip: Right-click (or Control-click) in the Mix lane to open a shortcut menu that allows you to add or remove plug-ins.

To add several effects simultaneously
  1. Click the Plug-in Chain pop-up menu button.

  2. Choose an effects chain from the pop-up menu, or use the Load Plug-in Chain command to browse for plug-in chains.

    Note: You can make use of the Save Plug-in Chain command in the Plug-in Chain pop-up menu to save your favorite effects configurations.

To copy an effect
  • Hold Option, and drag the name of the effect to the bottom of the Region or Mix Plug-Ins list.

To remove an effect
Do one of the following:
  • Select the effect name in either the Region Plug-Ins or Mix Plug-Ins list, then press the Delete key.

  • Right-click (or Control-click) a region in the Wave View area to open a shortcut menu, and choose Remove [plug-in name].

  • Right-click (or Control-click) in the Mix lane to open a shortcut menu, and choose Remove [plug-in name].