How to Effectively Generate Silence in Audition CS6


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Generating silence

Okay. This is going to be a relatively short movie on how to generate silence. You'll occasionally want to create silence in your audio files for a variety of reasons. Maybe your audio starts too abruptly for the project you're working on, and you need a couple of seconds of silence at the beginning, for example. I have the maya_intro file opened here. As you can see, it begins almost right away. (male speaker: Hi, I'm George--) I like to add a little bit more silence at the beginning. To do this, just place your playhead at the very beginning, and choose Edit > Insert > Silence.

This gives me a window where the only option is to determine how much silence I want. I'll put in 5 seconds and click OK, and that's it! I now have 5 seconds of silence at the beginning of my file. I can play it for you, and you can listen to all that silence. You might also find this useful to do when you're working in a multitrack file, maybe one track needs to play for about 5 secon...

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

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Audio + Music Video
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Audition
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