Join Chris Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Mixing audio, part of After Effects Apprentice 06: Type and Music.
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Next, we're going to mix together these two audio tracks to maximize our impact. …If you've already spotted this audio yourself, feel free to continue to use a composition …going forward. If you've skipped ahead, open up the Comp 11, Audio Mixing starter where …I've also already spotted the audio for you and done that rough edit of the dialogue against the music. …I am going to make sure that the Audio switch is on for both of them, and let's RAM preview …these two together to see how they sound. …And then press the decimal point or you can just go ahead and press 0 to RAM preview the …whole comp.…
(music playing) …Well, the timing is good, but it is really kind of hard to hear that dialogue over the music, and also …the two of them are so loud together, I see that we have a bit of distortion as the two …tracks were mixed together by After Effects.…
I have two ways to go here; one, I can select both of these layers, press L to reveal their …levels controls, and try to just balance off their relative loudness for their entire duration …
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- Animating text along a path
- Working with text animation presets
- Timing animation to audio
- Per-character 3D type
- Rendering with an alpha channel
- Making Photoshop type editable in After Effects
- Professional typesetting tips