Reading audio levels and pan


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Reading audio levels and pan

Now that you've got a handle on editing video, it's time to launch into some basic audio editing. Believe it or not, many editors consider audio even more important than video, because audio has the ability to reach into the subconscious and affect parts of the brain that viewing images can't, so good audio is crucial. In this movie, we'll explore audio levels and pan and how to read via the Audio tool. So let's take a moment to open up a very important tool called the Audio tool. It's in the Tools menu, and you can also bring it up by pressing Ctrl+1 or Command+1 on a Mac. And before going into exactly what we see here, I want to talk a little bit about levels.

Levels, unlike volume, are a constant value of the power, or intensity of sound. Now this measurement, which is measured in decibels, is actually relative to a reference audio level, which is typically set at the threshold of perception of human hearing. Therefore, normal sounds should peak right around -...

Reading audio levels and pan
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Reading audio levels and pan provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Avid Media Composer 6 Essential Training

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Video
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Media Composer
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