Chapter 5. Audio Sweetening

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Lesson Files

Lesson Files > Lesson_05 > Audio_Sweetening.fcp

Media

Bearcat

Time

This lesson takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

Goals

Adjust clip audio levels on the fly

Modify complex audio levels uniformly

Apply and remove Normalization Gain

Apply and modify audio filters

Use the Audio Mixer window to automate levels

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A show is only as good as its soundtrack. Although audiences will tolerate video with a wide variety of technical errors, we’re much less willing to endure a program with poorly prepared audio. Fortunately you can perform a wide range of clean-up and improvements (known collectively as sweetening) right in Final Cut Pro, and what you can’t do there, you can usually send right over ...

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