The instrument track is used for synths and other instruments. The first plugin in the strip of the instrument track’s channel must be an instrument plugin. This is done automatically when instrument tracks are created from instrument plugins.
- Direct Out
The track to route the audio output of the instrument track to.
- Pre-Fader Out L/R
The stereo audio signal before the fader is applied.
- Fader Out L/R
The stereo audio signal after the fader is applied.
You can use these for side-chaining.
If DSP usage is high and you have performance issues, or if you just want to save CPU power, instrument tracks can be frozen (temporarily converted to audio), which dramatically lowers their CPU usage.
Instruments can be frozen by clicking the Freeze button in the track interface.