Normalizing audio across multiple clips


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Normalizing audio across multiple clips

To me, one of the most amateur signs of a video production is a complete lack of consistency in audio volume. Let's listen to this. I've assembled just some random clips here and you could really tell what I'm talking about. (various audio samples playing) You hear how just the volume for these different clips is just completely inconsistent. Now, one of the processes that can help us to gain at least some degree of consistency is something called Normalizing. Before we understand that, we have to understand a little bit about the way audio works.

One of your best friends in working with audio is this Audio Master Meters panel. This gives us a readout of the loudness of a particular track. The higher a tone goes on this chart, the louder it is. Well, the loudest point that a clip ever gets to is referred to as its peak, in other words, it's loudest point. And Normalizing is the process of making a consistent audio peak across different clips. Now normalizing isn't always...

Normalizing audio across multiple clips
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Normalizing audio across multiple clips provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the Premiere Pro CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Video
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Premiere Pro
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