How can I try different BPM’s whilst keeping the audio events in time with the grid?
Short Answer: Set your Track to Musical Timebase and set the Audio File to Musical Mode
How Musical Mode and Linear/Musical Timebase Interact
Timebase - Applies to an entire Track. A Track’s Timebase determines if Events on the Track have their START Location measured in Bars & Beats or Minutes & Seconds
Musical Timebase - Start is measured in Beats
Linear Timebase - Start is measured in Seconds
Musical Mode - Applies to an entire Audio File and will impact all Events created from that file throughout the entire Project. A File’s Musical Mode determines if an Event’s LENGTH i…
thanks! is it possible to set Track to Musical Timebase and set the Audio File to Musical Mode as default for new tracks and audio clips?
Yes in Preferences
Musical Mode as default
No. But in the Pool you can select all your Audio Files and set them at once pretty easily. Also it is a good idea to verify that the Tempo shown in the Pool is correct, and if not fix that before setting Musical Mode on.