Mute & Solo

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Mute and/or solo a track.

 

Track Header

 

hmtoggle_arrow1 Mute

 

If you do not wish to hear a track, you can mute it by clicking the Mute button on the track header.  Once muted, the button will display highlighted.

 

mute-button

 

Alternatively, you can click the Track button followed by clicking Mute (CTRL+M) or by right clicking on the track header and selecting Mute.

 

Mute

CTRL+M

 

hmtoggle_arrow1 Solo

 

If you'd like to hear the audio on just a single track, without hearing other tracks, click the Solo button on the track header.  You can solo multiple tracks.  For example, if you want to hear how the bass and guitar sound together without the drums, just solo the bass and drum tracks.   Once soloed, the button will display highlighted.

 

solo-button

 

You can also solo a track by choosing the Track menu followed by Solo (CTRL+L) or by right clicking on a track and choosing Solo.

 

Solo

CTRL+L