Adobe Audition Training

Course Length: 12 hours (2 days)
In this 2-day class, you will learn how to use Adobe Audition CC for high-impact audio production. You’ll learn how to edit, mix, restore and add amazing effects to your audio, as well as discover how to streamline your film, video or radio workflow.

Learning Objectives:
  • Audio Interfacing
  • The Audition Environment
  • Basic Editing
  • Signal Processing
  • Audio Restoration
  • Mastering
  • Sound Design
  • Creating and Recording Files
  • Multitrack Editor Orientation
  • The Multitrack Mixer View
  • Editing Clips
  • Creating Music with Sound Libraries
  • Recording in the Multitrack Editor
  • Automation
  • Mixing
  • Audio/Video Applications
Target Student:
This course is for new users or existing users of Adobe Audition interested in developing high-impact audio production.

Course Outline:
Lesson 1: Audio Interfacing
  • Audio interface basics
  • Mac OS X audio setup
  • Windows setup
  • Testing inputs and outputs with Audition (Mac or Windows)
  • Using external interfaces
Lesson 2: The Audition Environment
  • Audition’s dual personality
  • The Audition Workspace
  • Navigation
Lesson 3: Basic Editing
  • Opening a file for editing
  • Selecting a region for editing and changing its level
  • Cutting, deleting, and pasting audio regions
  • Cutting and pasting with multiple clipboards
  • Extending and shortening musical selections
  • Simultaneous mixing and pasting
  • Repeating part of a waveform to create a loop
  • Showing waveform data under the cursor
  • Fading regions to reduce artifacts
Lesson 4: Signal Processing
  • Effects basics
  • Using the Effects Rack
  • Amplitude and compression effects
  • Delay and echo effects
  • Filter and EQ effects
  • Modulation effects
  • Noise reduction/restoration
  • Reverb effects
  • Special effects
  • Stereo imagery effects
  • Time and Pitch effect
  • Third-party effects (VST and AU)
  • Using the Effects menu
  • Managing presets
Lesson 5: Audio Restoration
  • About audio restoration
  • Reducing hiss
  • Reducing crackles
  • Reducing pops and clicks
  • Reducing broadband noise
  • De-humming a file
  • Removing artifacts
  • Manual artifact removal
  • Alternate click removal
  • Sound removal
Lesson 6: Mastering
  • Mastering basics
  • Step 1: Equalization
  • Step 2: Dynamics
  • Step 3: Ambience
  • Step 4: Stereo imaging
  • Step 5: “Push” the drum hits; then apply the changes
  • Mastering diagnostics
Lesson 7: Sound Design
  • About sound design
  • Creating rain sounds
  • Creating a babbling brook
  • Creating insects at night
  • Creating an alien choir
  • Creating sci-fi machine effects
  • Creating an alien drone flyby
  • Extracting frequency bands
Lesson 8: Creating and Recording Files
  • Recording into the Waveform Editor
  • Recording into the Multitrack Editor
  • Checking remaining free space
  • Drag-and-dropping into an Audition Editor
  • Importing tracks as individual files from an audio CD
  • Importing tracks as a single file from an audio CD
  • Saving a template
Lesson 9: Multitrack Editor Orientation
  • About multitrack production
  • Multitrack and Waveform Editor integration
  • Changing track colours
  • Loop selections for playback
  • Track controls
  • Channel mapping in the Multitrack Editor
  • Side-chaining effects
  • Review questions
  • Review answers
Lesson 10: The Multitrack Mixer View
  • Mixer view basics
Lesson 11: Editing Clips
  • Creating a DJ-style continuous music mix (mixtape) with crossfading
  • Mixing or exporting a collection of clips as a single file
  • Selecting and merging all clips in a track into a single file
  • Editing for length
  • Clip edits: Split, Trim, Volume
  • Extending a clip via looping
Lesson 12: Creating Music with Sound Libraries
  • About sound libraries
  • Getting started
  • Building a rhythm track
  • Adding percussion
  • Adding melodic elements
  • Using loops with different pitch and tempo
  • Adding effects
Lesson 13: Recording in the Multitrack Editor
  • Getting ready to record a track
  • Setting up the metronome
  • Recording a part in a track
  • Recording an additional part (overdub)
  • “Punching” over a mistake
  • Composite recording
Lesson 14: Automation
  • About automation
  • Clip automation
  • Track automation
Lesson 15: Mixing
  • About mixing
  • Testing your acoustics
  • The mixing process
  • Exporting a stereo mix of the song
  • Burning an audio CD of the song
  • Exporting to SoundCloud
Lesson 16: Audio/Video Applications
  • Importing a video
  • Automatic Speech Alignment
  • Audition integration with Adobe Premiere Pro

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