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Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X by Diana Weynand

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Lesson 8. Working with Sound

Time

This lesson takes approximately 75 minutes to complete.

Goals

Monitor and adjust audio levels in the Timeline

Add sound effects and music

Adjust audio levels in the Audio Inspector

Apply fades and crossfades

Record voiceovers

Use auditions

Correct audio problems

Add keyframes

A film or video is usually described as something we “watch” or “view.” But the importance of film and video sounds should never be underestimated. When dialogue, voiceover, sound effects, and music are properly selected and combined, an audience is pulled into a more immersive experience.

On the other hand, if the sound is too loud, too quiet, or poorly mixed, the audience may become restless and frustrated. A good sound mix not only smoothes ...

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