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Please add a Trim Mode for Automations

+43 votes
asked Nov 9, 2016 in Studio One Feature Requests by Rothbarde (450 points)
edited Nov 9, 2016 by Rothbarde

i realy would like to see a Trim Mode for automations. Like in Reaper.

So that the Channel Fader dont moves when i painted an automation. The Fader should rather add his Information on Top of the automation. This way you would still have control over the Fader Volume after creating an volume automation.

Many Times i add some automation during the production/arrangement process. And when it comes to mixing i have to move the whole automation when i want to change the volume a bit.

Other times during the mixing process i forgot about a single automation point and have to search for it so i can adjust the volume fader again.

A Trim Mode would solve this problems and we would be a bit more flexible during the creative production process.

I hope you understand me right. As you may have noticed my english isnt the best :)

Here is a video which shows this functionality in Reaper.



5 Answers

+3 votes
answered Nov 21, 2016 by AlexTinsley (825,450 points)
selected Dec 11, 2016 by ghasenbeck
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+4 votes
answered May 28, 2017 by Ru_Cook (230 points)
Hi, my facility is currently evaluating Studio one, with a view to switching from Pro Tools HD...trim mode is something I've got very use to over the years, & would be an essential addition for PT switchers i.m.h.o

+2 votes
answered Sep 29, 2018 by vseanv (580 points)
Completely agree this would be a powerhouse feature! Protools HD also has a feature similar to this and it is VERY useful... It's time Studio One had this modern automation feature... Great request!
+1 vote
answered Apr 24, 2019 by stevegalante (350 points)
Absolutely vital, trim-touch, trim-latch features
+2 votes
answered Oct 1, 2019 by siniablagus (630 points)
Please add this, especially since there is a button on the Faderport for this (currently not active). I have Faderport 8 since S1v3, it has this button,so I expected that S1 will have this option by now...
Best DAW by far, but please add this mode,thank you!