Join Scott Hirsch for an in-depth discussion in this video Fixing hum problems, part of Audition: Mixing a Short Film.
We're going to take a look at some noise problems you might encounter when…you're editing your dialogue tracks.…Continuous tonal noise problems like a refrigerator or a machine-based hum are…really common, but sometimes these are the easiest types of noise to fix.…In this movie, we're going to look at removing a hum from a scene using the…DeHummer equalizer plug-in.…On Dialog Track 4 Mr. Dalton is sitting at his desk for this scene.…There's no dialogue here, but we'd like to preserve the sound of his movements.…Unfortunately, there's a really annoying hum that makes the scene hard to…watch or listen to.…
Let's take a listen.…(audio playing)…Okay, that's a pretty pronounced hum.…But luckily, we can use a specialized hum-removal equalizer called DeHummer to…notch out the offending frequency and save the day.…First, we need to locate the audio frequency at which the hum is active.…When we double-click any audio clip in Audition, we're brought into the Waveform…Editor, where we can see that clip in detail.…
This Adobe Audition course is an excellent companion to our video course Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro, which shows how to highlight a cause, express a point of view, and tell a story with Adobe Premiere Pro and some essential documentary editing techniques.
- Setting up your Audition workspace and project
- Exporting audio and video from Premiere Pro
- Editing dialogue
- Reducing hum
- Using background ambience
- Automating plugins
- Printing the final stems