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Digital Video Editing with Final Cut Express by Charles Roberts

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6 The Audio Tools

Adjusting Audio in Final Cut Express

OK, so not everything is going to be perfect after your recording session. Sometimes people will speak too loudly or softly, or, worse, they will do both during the same recordings. There will be some noise, no matter what you do. And frankly, you’re going to want to change things that aren’t technically bad audio, just because, well, because you want them to sound differently. Of course, you should always strive to record the highest-quality audio you can while shooting. To find out more about how to improve your recording techniques, check out Appendix D.

Final Cut Express does have some tools for addressing audio issues. Similar to the opacity effects, audio levels can be adjusted ...

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