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Quickest way to pan tracks

November 19, 2022

This SWS action lets you pan your tracks symmetrically!

That means that if you select two tracks and you run this action it will hard pan them 100L and 100R like this 👇

But wait… What happens if it’s over two tracks?

This is where it gets interesting!

Let me show you what happens:

  • If three tracks are selected, it will pan like this:
  • If four tracks are selected, it will pan like this:
  • If five tracks are selected, it will pan like this:

Do you see the pattern? 😄 – This is huge time saver for when dealing with bunch of different layers like choirs, back vocals, strings and such.

Setup

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You need the SWS extension installed for this to work.
If you don’t have it,
check out this post I made.

Go to the Actions menu (Shortcut ? ) and search for the following action:

Xenakios/SWS: Pan selected tracks symmetrically, left to right

I recommend setting a shortcut for it, I have it setup to ctrl/cmd + alt/opt + Q.

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