Basic Concepts and Terminology

Here are a few terms you should be aware of when using Zrythm.

Clips

Like Ableton and Bitwig, Zrythm is based on Clips. This is what a Clip looks like in the arranger.

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Clips are edited in the Editor Panel. In this case, the clip is looped.

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Timeline

The Timeline is where the song is arranged. Also known as Arranger.

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Track

A Track is a single slot in the Timeline containing various Clips and Automation. It may contain various lanes, such as Automation Lanes.

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Tracklist

The Tracklist contains all of the Tracks in the project.

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Channel

A Channel is a single slot in the Mixer. Most types of Tracks have a corresponding Channel.

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Mixer

The Mixer contains all of the Channels in the Project.

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Range

A range is a selection of time between two positions.

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