Adjust a Recording's Audio Levels and Pan


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Adjusting audio levels and pan

Picture is only half the story; audio's impact on the overall experience is immense. Media Composer provides many tools for manipulating audio clips and tracks. Here, in this Timeline, you can see I've got four audio tracks. You can actually add up to 24 audio tracks to a single sequence inside Media Composer. 16 of those tracks will be available for real-time monitoring and output. When we start to add together multiple tracks of audio, we need to be able to adjust the level of those audio tracks.

Aesthetically, we need to adjust the relative loudness of tracks, so that it makes sense. For example, someone in the distance is going to be quieter than someone closer to the camera. Then technically, we need to make sure that our audio levels are loud enough for the audience to hear, but not so loud that when they're all added together, they create audio distortion. The procedure of balancing at out clip and track levels to fine-tune a sequence is called audio mixing. To help us with...

Adjusting audio levels and pan
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Adjusting audio levels and pan provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Steve Holyhead as part of the Avid Media Composer 5 Getting Started

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