Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Normalizing, part of Audition CS6 Essential Training.
Let's talk for a bit about Amplitude and how loud your audio file should be.…As a general rule, you want the loudest points of your audio file to just about…reach the 0 dB mark on the Amplitude scale.…I'm just going to zoom out a little bit so you can see it.…We have 0 dB right there, and again it's above and below since the scale goes…both ways of the center line here.…0 dB is considered to be the optimal level for digital audio, and ideally, you…should record your audio so that it's at this level.…But you're always going to have some recordings that are a little quieter and…could stand to be a little louder.…For example, I have this interview_BD.wav file still open, and I can see that…its loudest point is probably right around here.…
There's another spike over here.…And that goes to about the -4, -5 dB level there, but those were the loudest…points of the entire file.…The spikes in the rest of the file are all between round -10 dB to -8 dB or so.…So in this movie, I'm going to show you the process of normalizing your audio,…
- Setting up the interface
- Setting up inputs and outputs
- Importing audio and video
- Understanding audio terminology, such as frequency and amplitude
- Adjusting clips in the Waveform Editor
- Cleaning and repairing audio
- Applying effects
- Working with tracks in the Multitrack Editor and Mixer panel
- Editing the soundtrack of video
- Performing surround mixing
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Foundations of Audio: Delay and Modulationwith Alex U. Case2h 20m Appropriate for all
Foundations of Audio: EQ and Filterswith Brian Lee White2h 29m Appropriate for all
What is Audition?1m 7s
1. Getting Set Up in Audition CS6
2. Importing and Managing Media
3. Important Audio Terminology
4. Working in the Waveform Editor
5. Cleaning and Repairing Audio
6. Using Audition's Built-in Effects
7. Working with the Multitrack Editor and Mixer Panel
8. Working with Video
9. Surround Mixing
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