353: Audio Mixing in Adobe Audition

353: Audio Mixing in Adobe Audition


Frequently, audio mixes require more powerful tools than are available in either Final Cut Pro or Premiere Pro. Watch as Larry Jordan shows how to take your audio to the next level using Adobe Audition.

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Presented: May 31, 2023

Several times each month, Larry Jordan presents a live, on-line, video webinar presenting issues related to video editing and post-production. For a list of upcoming webinars, click here.

Duration: 1:13:28
Download file size: 1.71 GB (ZIP file)
Format: QuickTime movie (HD: 1600 x 900)

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Frequently, audio mixes require more powerful tools than are available in either Apple Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro. Join Larry Jordan as he shows how to take your audio to the next level using Adobe Audition.

  • Move projects from Final Cut to Audition
  • Move sequences from Premiere to Audition
  • Explore the Audition interface
  • Repair audio problems
  • Organize clips and tracks
  • Set and measure audio levels
  • Mix an interview
  • Mix a dramatic project
  • Apply effective track-based effects
  • Send finished audio back to Final Cut Pro
  • Send finished audio back to Premiere Pro

When you have a complex project, the best thing to do is move it into an audio application designed for complex audio mixes. Adobe Audition will help your projects sound their best.


This advanced-level session assumes you have no familiarity with Adobe Audition.


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  • Welcome!
  • – Why use Audition?
  • – Sample edit
  • – Agenda
  • – First, lock your edit!
  • Define Key Terms
  • – Audio terms
  • – Audition terms
  • – Audio level changes
  • – Audio export settings
  • Import Projects & Sequences
  • – XML utiliies for FCP
  • – Transfer FCP Project
  • – Convert using XtoCC
  • – Transfer Premiere sequence
  • Audition Interface
  • – Change workspaces
  • – Audio file interface
  • – Frequency display
  • – Key tools
  • – Create keyboard shortcuts
  • Repair Audio Files
  • – Media Browser
  • – Create a new multitrack session.
  • – Add Effects Rack effects
  • – Import with Media Browser
  • – Remove a popped “p”
  • – Clean up a breath
  • Audio Track Header
  • – Spotting clips
  • – Track Header
  • – Adjust audio meters
  • – Adjust audio fades
  • – Set audio levels
  • Audio Mixing
  • – Trim clips
  • – Track mixer
  • – Multiband Compressor
  • – EQ (Equalization)
  • – Limiter effect
  • – Loudness Meter
  • – Animating keyframes
  • Mixing a Dramatic Scene
  • – Reset Premiere effects
  • – Lock tracks
  • Output to Premiere
  • Create Stems
  • – Create stems
  • – Export bus tracks
  • – Import into Premiere
  • Output to Final Cut
  • – Use bus to gang effects
  • – Export to Final Cut
  • – Import media
  • – Add stems to project
  • Closing Summary