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Pro Tools: A Clip For A Clip

Avid Pro Tools Tips & Techniques
Published May 2018
By Mike Thornton

In the upper screenshot, I’ve dragged a clip from the Clip List and it’s ‘hovering’ over the ‘Snare Top’ track. When I drop it on the selected clip on the ‘Kick’ track, it replaces that clip.In the upper screenshot, I’ve dragged a clip from the Clip List and it’s ‘hovering’ over the ‘Snare Top’ track. When I drop it on the selected clip on the ‘Kick’ track, it replaces that clip.A Clip For A Clip

The need to substitute one clip for another arises frequently, and Pro Tools is ready to help out.

In both music and post-production, projects are increasingly being created using temporary or placeholder sound clips that need replacing further down the road. In a film, TV or radio context, that might mean a specific sound effect, bed track or musical sting. In music, it could be a kick drum or snare sample. Either way, if the temporary sound has been used across multiple tracks in a large session, replacing each instance manually is...

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Published May 2018