How to use Start and End Markers in Studio One 4

The following tutorial shows the user a basic overview of How to use Start and End Markers in Studio One 4.

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Start and End markers in Studio One 4 are extremely important when bouncing a mix from the program, because these markers will determine the area to bounce. By setting up these markers properly the user will make sure only the program material will be part of the final stereo file, ultimately saving hard drive space.

This tutorial will present a basic overview of how to set the Start and End markers in Studio One 4:

 

  1. Open a Studio One 4 Song with at least one track that contains audio information:
Start/End Markers in Studio One 4
The picture above shows a Studio One 4 song with an audio track.

 

 

2. Look for the “Open Marker Track” button from the top left options:

Start/End Markers in Studio One 4

 

 

The “Open Marker Track” button shows as:

Start/End Markers in Studio One 4

 

 

3. Click on the “Open Marker Track” button and the Marker Track will be shown as:

Start/End Markers in Studio One 4

 

 

For the purpose of this tutorial we will set the Start and End markers to match the exact length of the audio event from the track.

 

 

4. Click on the audio event to select it. It should appear as highlighted when selected:

Start/End Markers in Studio One 4

 

 

5. Press OPTION+Y to set the Start and End markers:

Start/End Markers in Studio One 4

 

 

It is easy to see now how the Start and End markers have been successfully set with the OPTION+Y shortcut. The user can now Bounce the mix using the range between these two markers if needed.

 

At this point we have successfully explained how to set the Start and End Markers in Studio One 4. The tutorial has now ended.

 

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