Today through this blog we will make you familiar with the features of Adobe Audition Software.
Adobe Audition Software is the digital audio software from Adobe Systems.
Originally it was named as Cool Edit and developed by Syntrillium Software.
In the year 2003 Adobe purchased Cool Edit Pro from Syntrillium and changed the name to Adobe Audition.
Adobe Audition is basically the multi-track audio editing software.
In the end of year 2018 Adobe released the latest version of Adobe Audition with updates.
The latest version of Adobe Audition has the ability to open a Premiere Pro CC project directly and it enables to jump to a specific time in timeline.
Adobe Audition And Its Tools
Latest features of Adobe Audition included:
Sophisticated playback and recording performance
Better multi-track user interact
Better option for adding and deleting tracks
Multi-track edit window can be zoomed to a specific duration
Let’s discuss about these features one by one
This feature helps to estimate the level of reverberation and adjust the reverberation amount.
It enables the editor to control over the unwanted ambience sound.
This effect helps to remove the short echoes from the recording and makes the recording soothing.
It is easy to adjust the amount of DeReverb by using focus buttons.
DeReverb option can be applied to an individual clip or a track.
To apply DeReverb effect at first select the track to which you want to apply this effect.
Then go to the Effects Rack Panel, click the white right pointing arrow beside the effect channel and select Noise Reduction/ Restoration>DeReverb.
To make the interface display; double-click the De-Reverb Effect in the Effect Rack; you will notice a graphical display workspace where you can adjust the De-Reverb graph.
This is an effective feature with Adobe Audition used by many audio artists.
The artist will have to choose the Noise Reduction/Restoration> DeReverb by clicking the white arrow on the right side of the Effects Rack.
Noise-Reduction has become much easier with this new feature of Adobe Audition.
De-Noise Effect helps to reduce the noise from the audio clip.
It is used to reduce the unwanted hiss and hum.
With the help of knobs and buttons one can control the noise effect.
Adobe Audition also lets the editor to listen the removed noise in isolation.
Adobe Audition has a long reputation for the quality of its Noise-Reduction software.
De-Noise Effect does an excellent job in removing hum and air conditioner noise.
It is an excellent in reducing the background noise without affecting the speaker’s voice at all.
This tool helps to clean up bad audio but it won’t make the audio perfect; hence the best way to get clean audio is to record it in a perfect environment with taking all the precautions.
The artist will have to choose the Noise Reduction/Restoration> DeNoise by clicking the white arrow on the right side of the Effects Rack.
The artist can change the amount of noise reduction from the Presets Menu.
Noise reduction can be adjusted by using the amount slider at the bottom.
The Output Noise Only checkbox at the top right with the color bar helps to adjust the correct audio level.
Enhanced Playback Performance
The new Adobe Audition has enhanced performance while recording or playing tracks in the Multi-track environment.
Adobe Audition can playback over 128 audio tracks and record over 32 tracks on most standard hardware configurations.
Multi-Track User Interface Improved
The selected clips have white borders and track headers are updated with cleaner interfaces.
In adobe audition recorded voices are displayed in waveform pattern in the timeline.
To work on the audio clips first the portion of the audio should be selected.
Selected Clips are bolder with inverted waveform.
In the Adobe Audition Clip waveforms are brighter with improved contrast and color palette.
Updated Color picker includes standard palette as well as plenty of swatches for custom-color choices.
Gain Icon And Waveform Scaling
The bottom left corner of each clip has small gain icon.
This gain icon can set the volume for the entire clip.
When the artist will drag the gain icon, the waveforms will automatically resize and one can quickly see the result of their work.
Earlier it could be done using properties panel but the new gain icon has made the work faster.
Clip gain now goes up to +96 decibel rather than the earlier limit of +15 decibel.
This option is helpful for those who record a lot of interviews in a variety of settings.
Clip gain can be applied only on the audio tracks.
Clip gain helps to lower or increase the volume of the clips.
This feature helps in the scaling of the waveform.
Easy To Add Or Delete Tracks
Adobe Audition audio editor has new menu item Multi-track>Tracks>Add Tracks.
Add Tracks allows the artist to add quickly multiple audio tracks, multiple bus tracks and one video track.
In the above picture we can see Mono/Stereo and 5.1 under audio tracks.
An audio editor can set the format for each of these tracks or Adobe Audition can set them automatically as the clips are added.
Bus track makes the work in multi-track session more efficient.
Bus track let the artist to combine the outputs of several audio tracks.
Zoom To Fit Timeline
This new option will help to zoom the multi-track timeline.
To zoom out [-] minus key and to zoom in plus key [+] while / key is for to zoom the entire window to fit.
The Timer icon at the extreme right corner is to expand or shrink the Timeline.
Along with all the above features one more update is we can open a Premiere project in Audition directly by clicking File>Open.
This option enables to open all audio clips and places them into a multi-track edit for editing.
New features of Audition make the software even more helpful in mixing.
Dear aspirants hope you got information about the features of Adobe Audition, contact us to know more in details.