Chapter 12. Audio Tools and Techniques

The basic editing and finishing features in Final Cut Express operate in the same way for video and audio clips. This chapter covers the few tools and techniques unique to audio editing, audio effects, and mixing.

You can learn about other aspects of audio elsewhere in this book. Capturing audio is covered in Chapter 5, “Capturing Video.” Steps for importing digital audio from CDs or other digital sources appear in Chapter 6, “Importing Digital Media,” and exporting audio back to tape or to another digital format is covered in Chapter 19, “Creating Final Output.” Also, audio transitions are covered in Chapter 13, “Creating Transitions,” and rendering audio is explained in Chapter 18, “Real Time and Rendering.” ...

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