ADOBE PREMIERE PRO 2.0
Classroom in a Book
• Practice—Record a couple of narrations and listen. Most rst-time narrators
mumble or swallow words. Have you made yourself clear?
• Don’t pop your Ps and Ts—As you say P- and T-words, you project a small blast of
wind. Avoid speaking directly into the mic.
• Wear a headset—It’ll help you avoid popping Ps or speaking with too much
sibilance—an overemphasis on the S sound. And it’ll help you minimize room noise and
other extraneous sounds.
Premiere Pro—A high-quality aural experience
Premiere Pro o ers professional-quality audio editing tools that rival many stand-alone
audio mixing and editing products. For example:
• Sample-speci c edits—Video typically has between 24 and 30 frames per second.
Edits fall between frames at intervals of roughly 1/30 second. Audio typically has
thousands of samples per second. CD audio is 44,100 samples per second (44.1kHz).
Premiere Pro lets you edit between audio samples.
• ree types of audio tracks—Mono, Stereo and 5.1 (six channel surround). You can
have any or all of these track types in a sequence.
• Submix tracks—You can assign selected audio tracks to a Submix track. at lets you
apply one instance of audio and e ect settings to several tracks at once.
• Channel editing—You can split out individual audio channels from stereo and 5.1
surround sound les and apply e ects only to them. For example, you can select the two
rear channels in a 5.1 track and add reverb to them.
• Recording studio—you can record any instrument or mic you can connect to an
ASIO-compliant sound card. Record directly to a track on an existing sequence or to a
• Audio conforming—Premiere Pro upconverts audio to match your project’s audio
settings. In addition it converts so-called xed-point (integer) data to 32-bit oating point
data. Floating point data allow for much more realistic audio e ects and transitions.
Note: Floating point data have no xed number of digits before and a er the decimal
point; that is, the decimal point can oat. is leads to more accurate calculations.