Clipping audio is a common problem in music production that may damage a good mix, especially when it comes to mastering.

Clipping, on the other hand, isn’t always a bad thing. With saturation plugins, you can even introduce it into your mix on purpose!

What is exactly clipping? How can you prevent it when you really need to? Is it possible to resurrect a signal that has been clipped? These are some of the most frequently asked questions by new and intermediate producers.

Today, I’ll cover all you need to know about clipping in this essay.

Let’s get this party started!

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