Introduction to Adobe Audition CS6
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Introduction to Adobe Audition CS6

Learn the Audition interface and standard workflows so that you can find your way around the software.
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Last updated 4/2013
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  • To teach viewers about features in Adobe Audition CS6
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This innovative product is a focused video workshop that will teach editors how to create, edit, and enhance audio for broadcast, film, and video, using Adobe Audition CS6. You will be introduced to the Audition interface and standard workflows so that you can find your way around the software and carry out your audio work quickly and easily. You will learn how to import and manage files, analyze audio files, create and edit multi-track sessions, integrate your sound files with the Adobe Creative Suite, and much more! Experienced instructor Maxim Jago presents three hours of high-quality video tutorials, complete with project files so viewers can practice what they have learned.

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  • Beginners
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Curriculum For This Course
33 Lectures
Introducing Adobe Audition CS6
3 Lectures 26:57
This lesson introduces Audition and gives you a first taste of some of its powerful features.
Preview 07:44

This lesson looks some of the important elements of the Adobe Audition CS6 interface. You'll learn what the various panels do and how to rearrange them to suit your personal preferences.
Preview 11:42

Audition has a mix of tools for working on your audio files and sessions, and in this lesson you'll be introduced to every one.
The Tools
Importing and Managing Media Files
4 Lectures 17:10
This lesson shows you how to import new audio files and highlights a couple of "gotchas" in the preferences.
Importing Audio Files and Browsing Media

Extracting audio from CD is super-easy with Audition CS6. This lesson shows you how.
Extracting Audio from a CD

Audition allows you to import video files to use as a reference, either for operations like audio cleanup or to produce a soundtrack to accompany the video. This lesson shows the workflow.
Importing Video Files

Audition can import Final Cut Pro 7 XML files, treating them like a simple edit decision list. This lesson shows you how easy it is to use this versatile and increasingly universal format to share edits with video editing systems.
Importing XML Files
Working with Sound Files
9 Lectures 01:01:33
This lesson shows you three important ways to examine individual audio files: The Waveform, Spectral Frequency Display, and Spectral Pitch Display.
Comparing Waveforms and the Spectral Display

You can adjust the volume for an entire clip, part of a clip, or even specific frequencies in a clip. This lesson shows you how, and introduces the multiple clipboard feature that has thankfully returned in Audition CS6.
Adjusting Audio Level and Using the Clipboard

Audition has multiple workflows for adding special effects to your audio clips. This lesson shows you the simplest "old school" method for working with layered effects.
Adding Special Effects to a File

You can combine multiple effects and preview them before committing to the change. This allows you to experiment freely, though what you can do does depend somewhat on the power of your computer, as you'll see in this video.
Using the Effects Rack to Combine Effects

Audition has multiple solutions for troublesome audio. This lesson shows you two powerful automatic options that might just help you save the day.
Using Effects to Clean Up Your Audio

The Spectral Display gives you unique, powerful ways of making precise selections in your audio. This lesson shows you how to use it to precisely clean up a recording.
Using the Spectral Frequency Display to Clean Up Your Audio

This lesson looks at automatic pitch correction, another of the powerful range of intelligent special effects available in Audition.
Automatic Pitch Correction

The Paintbrush tool gives you extraordinary precision when applying effects in the Waveform view. In this lesson you'll see how to select a particular range of frequencies.
Using the Paintbrush Selection Tool

The Doppler Shifter is a fun effect that can only be applied through the Effects menu. You'll see how it works in this video.
The Doppler Shifter Effect
Introduction to Multitrack Sessions
7 Lectures 57:24
This lesson shows you how to create a new multitrack session.
Creating a Multitrack Session

The Multitrack Editor is one of the key areas of the Adobe Audition interface, and this important lesson introduces the main controls.
Getting to Know the Multitrack Editor Interface Elements

The major part of setting up an audio session is adding new clips to it. This lesson shows you a couple of ways of getting started with new clips, and a couple of convenient shortcuts to move and adjust clips once they are in the session.
Adding Audio Clips to a Multitrack Session

The Mixer provides very similar controls to the track headers in the Multitrack Editor. This lesson walks you through each control and shows you the one or two extras you can't find anywhere else.
Meeting the Mixer

Multitrack session templates can dramatically speed up your Audition workflow. This lesson shows you how to use them, and how to create them!
Using Multitrack Session Templates

The Channel Map Editor lets you very precisely control which audio channels are used as input for an effect in the Waveform view, and which channels are used for output. This lesson shows you how.
The Channel Map Editor

VST plug-ins are universally compatible extra effects and tools that you can use with Audition. This lesson shows you how to install them and how to incorporate them into your workflow.
VST Plug-Ins
Multitrack Editing
6 Lectures 44:37
Audition allows you to apply effects to individual clip segments in a session or to an entire track. This lesson clarifies the difference.
Comparing Track-Based and Clip-Based Effects

Buses allow you to combine the output from multiple tracks in a session in order to apply effects or make level adjustments with far fewer clicks. This lesson introduces one of the most advanced ways to use the Mixer.
Track-Based Routing, Level, and Panning

One of the most powerful and intuitive features of Audition is in the controls you have to adjust audio level, panning, and effect settings over time. It takes a little practice to master and this lesson will give you a head start.
Adjusting Levels and Panning over Time with Envelopes

Audition lets you choose a nondestructive or a destructive method for averaging audio levels on clips. This lesson shows you the benefits of both.
Matching Audio Level on Multitrack Clips

Audition CS6 has new, convenient controls for grouping clips in multitrack sessions, and powerful new time stretching options. This lesson explores both.
Clip Grouping and Time Stretching

Burning CDs is super-easy with Audition CS6. This lesson shows you how to use both audio files and markers to create a new music CD.
Burning a Music CD
Integration with the Creative Suite
4 Lectures 26:24
This lesson shows you two ways to get creative work directly from Premiere Pro into Audition.
Sending a Sequence from Premiere Pro to Audition

Once you have completed your creative work, you'll want to share it. This lesson shows you how to save your multitrack session into any one the many formats supported by Adobe Audition CS6.
Saving Your Multitrack Session to Different Formats

Audition CS6 supports round-tripping with Premiere Pro CS6. Just as you can automatically send your edited sequence from Premiere Pro to Audition, you can also send a session from Audition to Premiere Pro! This lesson shows you how.
Sending Your Multitrack Session to Premiere Pro

Audition supports both OMF and FCP 7 XML options to share your creative decisions with collaborators. This lesson explains the differences and walks you through using these industry-standard formats.
OMF and XML Export
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