Final Cut Pro X Logic Effects - Compressor

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The Compressor is designed to emulate the sound and response of a professional-level
analog (hardware) compressor. It tightens up your audio by reducing sounds that exceed
a certain threshold level, smoothing out the dynamics and increasing the overall
volume—the perceived loudness. Compression helps bring the key parts of an audio clip
into focus, while preventing softer parts from becoming inaudible. It is probably the most
versatile and widely used sound-shaping tool in professional mixing, next to EQ.

You can use the Compressor with individual clips, including voice, instrumental, and
effects clips.


Chapter 4

Levels Effects