In this free tip video Pro Tools Expert Team Member Julian Rodgers demonstrates how to copy settings from the main faders on to an auxiliary send in Pro Tools. This is a huge time saver when setting up headphone mixes.
Share The Control Room Mix And Adjust To Suit
Rather than asking performers what they would like in their headphones and setting up a mix from scratch, it can be much quicker to set up a control room mix, copy that to the headphone sends and adjust from that starting point. It sounds obvious but I've seen so many people do it the hard way...
This command is a little tucked away in the Pro Tools menu structure. In Edit - Automation. This is because it is for copying automation on to sends but if you have no automation on the playlist the current setting can still be copied. This is such a useful tip that we have featured it before. James explained it some time ago and if you are signed up for our premium video platform you can see James' video, or sign up for a free 7-day trial.