Once you’ve followed the previous few steps, it’s time to turn on the Warp switch.

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In most cases, your clip will now look something like this:

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We could just jump to the step where we focus on tempo and set the grid & warp markers, but that would be jumping ahead. First, we need to make the grid make musical sense.

Remember that the Start marker is placed at the first clear downbeat of the song. We now need to change the numbered grid above to reflect that. Right click on the Start Marker…

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…and select Set 1.1.1 Here. Now the clip should look like this:

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This change will not change the playback of the clip. However, if this step is skipped, warping looping and all sorts of other clip edits become much more confusing down the line.