Chapter 11. Mixing Audio

The process of making subtle adjustments to your audio tracks is known as audio mixing and can be accomplished using the Audio Mixer panel.

The Audio Mixer resembles a physical audio mixing board, complete with fade and pan controls and volume unit (VU) meters that display audio power in decibels. To create complex mixes, you can route the audio using submixes and sends. You can also apply a wide range of audio effects to correct or enhance the tracks—a process some call audio sweetening—right from the Audio Mixer. With the proper hardware, you can even use the mixer to record audio directly into a track of a sequence.

The Audio Mixer works like an automated mixing console. As you mix a track, the Audio Mixer records your ...

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