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Apple Pro Training Series Final Cut Pro for Avid Editors, Third Edition by Diana Weynand

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Lesson 8. Editing Sound

Goals

View and monitor audio levels

Edit and view audio tracks

Change audio levels

Change audio levels in the Timeline

Work with stereo and mono audio

Link clips

Work with sync indicators

Keyframe audio levels

Work with the Audio Mixer tool

Merge clips

Add a voice-over track

In the area of audio, there are many similarities between Avid and Final Cut Pro. Both systems have audio mixers, rubberbanding capability, audio effects such as equalizers, and direct Timeline keyframing, and both indicate when audio tracks have gotten out of sync. Yet there are a few major differences, as well. One of these is in the interface layout.

FCP’s Viewer has a separate Audio tab, which provides a place to set levels and keyframes for a ...

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