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Instant Sound Forge by Jeffrey P. Fisher

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Chapter 5

Editing

The real power of Sound Forge®, and the reason so many people choose to use it, is the control you have over your files. You can literally edit down to the sample level and tweak your audio in ways limited only by your imagination. There is a full complement of tools available for both basic and critical editing that allow you to both fix problems and sweeten the final result.

As said before, audio editing is a bit like word processing with sound. You can cut, copy, paste, delete, mute, and rearrange pieces of audio into a final presentation. Here’s the editing workflow:

  • Listen to the recordings first. Even if you recorded the audio yourself, and especially if you received the audio from another source, take the time to go through ...

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