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Media Composer® 6: Part 2—Effects Essentials by Greg Staten

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Audio EQ Tool

You’ve probably used an equalizer before if you’ve ever adjusted the bass or treble frequency on your stereo or car radio. Although a bit more advanced, the Audio EQ (equalization) tool in Media Composer lets you boost or cut the bass, midrange, and treble frequencies of an audio clip. It also includes a number of EQ presets that make it easy to get commonly used EQ settings without a lot of fiddling.

In this lesson, you’ll use a scene from the reality cooking competition television series Hell’s Kitchen. First, you’ll EQ some dialogue and then learn about AudioSuite plug-ins and all the sound design tools built into Media Composer.

To prepare to use the Audio EQ tool:

1. Open Media Composer. The Avid Projects folder should be located ...

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