Automation allows you to record certain parameter changes of tracks, instruments and effects during playback.

You can view and edit these changes via automation curves in the automation editor:

To open the automation editor, follow these steps:

Alternatively, the automation button in the title bar of the Mixer, Effect Rack, or Instrument Rack takes you directly to the editor.

Automation editing

The following tools are available for full automation curve manipulation:

Finding and configuring parameters

The drop-down menu to the top left of the editor displays all automatable parameters (global and track-specific). Parameters with existing data are highlighted.

MIDI Automation

MIDI parameters can be drawn and edited in the Key Editor.

List of automation parameters

All instrument and effect parameters can be automated, with the following exceptions: