Trimming and deleting audio


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Trimming and deleting audio

Usually the first step you take when editing audio is to trim away extraneous sounds or silence at the beginning and the end of the clip. In addition, you might want to remove sections from within the clip. First, let me show you how to trim the beginning and the end. There are two basic ways to do that. I will show you both. We will start with something called the Trim Beginning tool and over here, the Trim End tool. Now, we can do a sort of like a gross edit, just by dragging it over, and that, more or less, trims away the beginning reasonably accurately, but I want to make it more accurate. But I will let go for now just to show you what happens.

That just removed all that stuff that I had trimmed and shortened the clip. It looks like it stretched it out, but it actually removed that thing and then allowed the clip to expand to fill the space here. I am going to press Ctrl+Z here on Windows, or Command+Z on a Mac to undo that edit. I want to make it a little bit tighter, a little more...

Trimming and deleting audio
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Trimming and deleting audio provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Jeff Sengstack as part of the Soundbooth CS5 Essential Training

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Audio + Music Video
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