Join Scott Hirsch for an in-depth discussion in this video Eliminating crackles and digital clicks, part of Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Video.
In this movie we are going to go over some audio problems such as crackles…or digital clicking.…These can occur from lavalier mic radio interference or in the lavalier mic…scratches against clothing, digital clock errors, or even when the audio…overloads the preamp.…Digital clicks from clock errors a lot of times may be seen in the waveform data…in a Pro Tools track in a very zoomed in level.…So here we have a piece of audio that does have a lot of digital clicks in it.…Let's take a listen to it.…(Woman speaking: In this example there are some digital clicks present. This can be due to a clock issue with a digital audio recording device.)…Even from zoomed this far out you can see some digital clicks in this waveform.…
Let me zoom in a lot more and we can really take a look at what these look like.…See that spike right there? We have a pretty normal waveform and then a very…violent spike right in the middle of it.…So one of the ways we can deal with this in Pro Tools is actually to physically…
- Understanding video formats, codecs, and timecode rates
- Importing OMFs and AAFs into Pro Tools
- Spotting film and using markers
- Using room tone
- Creating fades to smooth out audio edits
- Sweetening and hard effects
- Recording ADR and editing with VocALign LE
- Editing out plosives, crackles, and hums
- Mixing with automation and reverb
- Calibrating for 5.1 surround mixing and bass management
- Mastering delivery levels and dynamics
- Understanding the Audio Suite enhancements in Pro Tools 10
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 4/04/12. Can you tell me what changed?
A: This update was initiated when Avid released Pro Tools 10. It explains that this course can be taken with either Pro Tools 9 or 10 (the exercise files are compatible with both), and we also added movies that explore the enhanced clip-based gain and Audio Suite features in Pro Tools 10, both of which are useful when building a soundtrack.
1. Getting Ready to Build Audio for Video
2. Working with a Video Project
Exporting OMF and AAF files4m 48s
3. Getting into the Audio for Video Workflow
4. Working with Audio for Video
5. Recording to Picture
6. Learning Audio for Video Techniques
7. Mixing Audio for Video
8. Working in Surround
9. Preparing for Final Delivery
10. Backing Up and Archiving
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