Adobe Audition is a program that allows you to record and edit audio content that can then be exported for use on its own, or incorporated into other projects, such as videos. In this course, you'll be assembling a short podcast, and learning the basic functions of audio editing using Audition in the process.
- Record a short audio file
- Edit existing audio clips
- Work with multiple audio tracks at the same time
- Use effects and adjustments on audio clips
- Understand the differences between audio file types
- Export a completed audio project
- Use a mouse and keyboard
- Open and save files
- Navigate the interface of Adobe Creative Cloud programs
Important note for participants not affiliated with IU
- This course contains training material only.
- Participants who are not affiliated with Indiana University will need your own access to installed and licensed software, according to the training topic. This will allow you to follow along and participate in the hands-on exercises.
- If you do not have access to the needed software, you can still enroll in the online course and read the course content.
More information about this course
This online course is free to everyone and available for enrollment through IU Expand.
This course consists of a series of short lessons, examples, demonstrations, practice quizzes, and hands-on exercises.
To complete the course content, you will need:
- a web browser and internet access to use the course material on IU Expand.
- a copy of the software relevant to the training installed on your computer.
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Explore the contents of Audition: The Basics:
Gain familiarity with the Audition interface, and learn about what needs to be planned out before beginning an audio editing project.
Explore why sound checks are important, and learn how to fix any issues that might be found as part of a sound check.
Learn how to record an audio file in Audition.
Explore how to edit previously recorded audio files, including cutting unnecessary parts, silencing background noises, and adjusting audio levels.
Explore how to prepare music for use in a project, and learn about special considerations for working with music from outside sources.
Learn about how to work with multitrack sessions in Audition.
Learn how to use the options offered in the Essential Audio panel to make the podcast's audio clips sound their best.
Learn about what file formats to use for finished projects based on their final use, such as a stand-alone audio file or for use in a video.