Setting levels with the audio meters


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Setting levels with the audio meters

Do not underestimate the power of audio in your documentary. Far too often audio plays second fiddle, while everyone's concentrating on the visuals, when in fact audio can definitely help tell your story. What we want to look at, here, is using the audio meters so that we are changing the levels of our audio in a way that's mathematical and not dependent on the vagaries of someone's ears, someone's speakers, or someone's headphones.

Before I get going, it's going to be necessary to render this whole timeline so it plays well and full speed while we are concentrating on the audio. Just a quick tap on Return, and then we'll wait this out. (music playing) You can now see that we have a fully rendered timeline. Now I need to open our Audio Meters. And I'm going to play some audio, and I want you to notice particularly where the voice is peaking.

We haven't adjusted the music yet. We are going to do that soon. But what I want to do here is--with the Audio Me...

Setting levels with the audio meters
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Setting levels with the audio meters provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Jason Osder as part of the Creating a Mini Documentary with Premiere Elements

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