How to Read Audio Levels with the Audio Tool in Avid


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Using the Audio tool to read audio levels

Now that you've got a good 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. In short good audio is crucial and in this movie we will explore audio levels and pan and how to read them via the Audio tool. Let's take a moment to open up a very important tool, the Audio tool. It's also accessible via Ctrl+1 or Command+1 on the Mac.

The Audio tool is a device where you can measure the levels of the audio in your sequence and clips. 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, to a human, normal sounds like the human voice should peak right in...

Using the Audio tool to read audio levels
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Using the Audio tool to read audio levels provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Avid Media Composer 5 Essential Training

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Video
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Media Composer
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