Join Scott Hirsch for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing sources and assigning tracks, part of Audio Post Workflow with Final Cut Pro X v10.1.x and Pro Tools.
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- Now that we're set up in Pro Tools,…it's time to organize our audio files.…The transfer from Final Cut Pro is now frame-accurate,…but the differences in timelines between Final Cut Pro…and Pro Tools make it so there are a few discrepancies…we need to work through.…You may notice as you scroll around the timeline…that audio tracks are kind of scattered around the timeline.…In this movie, we'll work through how to organize them…and make them easier to work with in Pro Tools.…The most glaring of these discrepancies…are the music tracks, or any stereo tracks…you may have imported.…As you can see, Pro Tools pulled them onto…single mono audio tracks and also panned them to the center.…
This isn't really how we should be hearing…these stereo audio tracks.…We want these kind of files to reside on stereo tracks…in Pro Tools and each of the channels…should be fully panned left and right…to make it a stereo-compatible file.…Let's type shift + cmd + n, to make two new…stereo audio tracks.…We'll name these tracks MUS 1 and MUS 2,…
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