Audition CS6 Essentials: How to Apply Compression


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Applying compression

So now I'll start taking a look at some of the specific effects that come built into Audition. Probably what makes Audition so attractive as an audio editing application is the sheer number of effects that it comes with. Let's begin by talking about Compression. I'm working with the file singrealloud.wav. Let's go ahead and play this once. (music playing) So as you can hear and also see by looking at the waveform, there is a significant dynamic range between the four phrases of the performance captured in this recording.

This is due to the way the singer performed the song, and there's no fault in that. You don't want to ask a singer to be less expressive, you want to capture a good performance. The problem is that the quieter parts of the recording may get lost in the mix once you start adding in other instruments. Or even if this was meant to be an A capella performance with no other accompaniment or instruments, you'd still want to do something to slightly decrease...

Applying compression
Video duration: 9m 20s 4h 40m Beginner

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Applying compression provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Audition CS6 Essential Training

Subjects:
Audio + Music Video
Software:
Audition
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