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Add Mute Switch / Parameter To Mix Tool Plugin

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asked Aug 25, 2016 in Studio One Feature Requests by LMike (14,620 points)

MixTool needs a mute switch as shown in the graphic below.  The lack of muting anything in an Extended FX Chain (via automation and/or via the macro screen toggle buttons) is a really big gap in the concept and greatly limits the possibilities there.

The gain only goes to -24 so that doesn't work without stacking 2-3 of them up.  Mute can either be a literal mute or a toggle between the volume knob level and infinity gain, same result

Thanks.

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answered Aug 25, 2016 by AlexTinsley (764,470 points)

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answered Jan 21, 2017 by Scoox (11,240 points)

Yesssss! This is needed. I don't think automating the mixer is a good idea. The mixer is, in my opinion, a static thing that is only tweaked by hand. Volume and mute automation should be done separately, and a plugin like Mixtool is the ideal place.

Please also check (and vote) on the following FR:

FR: MINUS INIFINITY gain in Mixtool

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answered Nov 30, 2017 by miked7 (1,130 points)
+1 !  Also would be cool if we could view it as a Fader...

http://answers.presonus.com/22904/add-fader-view-option-for-mixtool
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