Spotting music


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Spotting music

Next, I want to bring a copy of our final soundtrack into our Main Comp so we can edit and animate in time to that music. We like the synergy you can realize by having your visuals match your audio. Now to save you time, inside the Final Comp, we've already spotted the music out for you. And we discussed how to spot music in a previous After Effects Apprentice lesson, the one on type of music. But let me show you briefly what we go through to spot music. I am going to select the audio layer and type LL, two Ls in quick succession to reveal its waveform; you can also just keep twirling down until you reveal it this way.

I am going to type to simplify my display. I am going to drag this panel a little bit taller so I can see the waveform in more detail and press the Plus key to zoom in a bit. As we've mentioned in the previous After Effects lesson, spikes in the audio waveform usually indicate beats and the onset of notes. Those are good first guesses of where you might want to plac...

Spotting music
Video duration: 5m 55s 3h 26m Intermediate Updated Dec 19, 2012

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Spotting music provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 15: Creating a Sports Opening Title

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Video
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After Effects
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