Join Scott Hirsch for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding sound FX and music, part of Audio Post Workflow with Final Cut Pro X v10.1.x & Pro Tools.
- In the previous movie, we concentrated on…organizing our sound clips in Pro Tools.…In this movie, we'll look at adding outside audio…to our project to enhance it.…Let's say we decided that we want to change…one of the music cues in the piece.…I'm going to show you how to import audio…from outside Pro Tools and place it in the timeline.…The method that offers the most control…is to go to File, Import Audio.…Here we see the import dialog box.…In this box, we can audition the source audio…and even control the volume as we listen.…
(soft guitar music)…We can also see info about its properties.…Notice the sample rate is 44.1 kiloherz.…And remember, our session is at 48 kiloherz.…Once we decide this is the audio we want,…we'll choose Convert.…It should be converted rather than added,…since it has a mismatching file type and sample rate.…But you could choose Add, and Pro Tools 10 will now…allow mismatched audio types all in one session,…though I like to keep everything the same if I can.…
We'll choose Apply SRC, which stands for…
Note: This course was updated to reflect the changes to Final Cut Pro X v. 10.1.x. Although the course was not re-recorded from scratch, we updated the applicable movies by adding text overlays to guide you to existing changes. We also updated the exercise files to work with the most current version of the software. Please watch the "Using the exercise files" movie to learn exactly what to expect from this updated course. Working with an earlier version of Final Cut Pro X? Watch Audio Post Workflow with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9 and Pro Tools.
- Preparing the Final Cut Pro timeline for export
- Exporting audio
- Importing audio in Pro Tools
- Choosing sources and assigning tracks
- Adding sound effects and music
- Enhancing the audio with crossfades and noise reduction
- Exporting audio from Pro Tools