Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding amplitude, part of Audition CS6 Essential Training.
Previously, we talked about frequency, which determines the pitch of the sound you're hearing.…The other important part of measuring a sound is its amplitude.…In technical terms, amplitude is a level of change in the oscillation of…atmospheric pressure caused by sound waves.…In simpler terms, amplitude refers to the loudness of the sound.…The higher the amplitude the more powerful it is, so the more air it's pushing…around and the louder it sounds.…Quieter sounds are not as powerful, so they push less air around.…So together, frequency and amplitude give you the pitch and loudness of…the sound wave.…
In Audition, you'll probably spend most of your time working here with…the Waveform Editor.…We have an entire chapter coming up in which I'll go into detail, but basically…the Waveform Editor displays your audio file as a waveform where time is…measured on the horizontal axis and amplitude is measured on the vertical axis.…The height of the peaks you see here tell you how loud the sound is at any given time.…
- 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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