Direct Offline Processing Window

The Direct Offline Processing window allows you to add, modify, or delete audio processing instantly for one or multiple events, clips, or selection ranges in one window. Furthermore, you can undo any audio processing.

To open the Direct Offline Processing window, do one of the following:

  • Select Audio > Direct Offline Processing.

  • Press F7.

  • On the Project window toolbar, click Open Direct Offline Processing Window.

  • Select Audio > Processes, and, from the submenu, select a process.


    Processes without adjustable parameter settings, such as Silence, do not open the Direct Offline Processing window when applied from the menu or using a key command.

In the Direct Offline Processing window, the following options and settings are available:


Allows you to add audio processing, to audition the audio with the current edits, and to make global settings for offline processing.

Process list

Lists all built-in audio processes that you add to the selected event, clip, or range. You can bypass items in this list. An icon to the right of each process shows the status.

If only a range of a selected event is processed, this is indicated by a waveform icon in the Range column.

If more than one processed event or clip is selected, the Count column shows how many instances of each process are used on the whole selection.

You can copy or cut processes with all settings and paste them to other events, clips, or ranges, delete them, and make offline processing permanent by using the context menu.

Process panel

Allows you to modify, reset, or delete the selected audio process.