That seems like a lot of work just to dip the audio. First, make a submix. Then, in the mixer, patch all the tracks you want to that submix. Then, add the keyframes…with a mouse…and drag down…with a mouse. That’s a lot of clicking.
In Avid I highlight the tracks I want, press a key…that adds a keyframe to all tracks at once. move to position 2…add another keyframe. Lasso, drag or use keyboard to lower audio. Done. Takes seconds. No going to the mixer, patching audio to a submix. Seems very cumbersome to me.
FCP was just as easy, if not easier. Because I could use keyboard shortcuts to do 3db adjustments, rather than the 1db Avid does.
Because I am constantly adjusting audio on the timeline to raise music, adjust levels on SFX…raise B-roll audio or narration or interview…needing to patch to a submix for multiple tracks constantly…and doing all this with a mouse only (Seriously…I cannot add a keyframe with a keystroke…MOUSE ONLY…pain).
Looks like I need to submit a feature request.
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