Feb 24, 2024  
Ledet Training 2024 Course Catalog 
Ledet Training 2024 Course Catalog
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Audition 101 - Audition

Class Description
Adobe Audition provides a comprehensive audio post solution for virtually any type of sound production work - from broadcasting to podcasting. In this 2-day Adobe Audition training class, you will learn to use this comprehensive, professional audio editing tool to edit audio faster and with greater precision. Accelerate restoration processes with accurate noise reduction and sound removal. Perform precise clip spotting with new features for audio alignment, keyframe editing and clip timing.

Schedule and Pricing
Schedule of upcoming Audition training classes.

Course Benefits

  • Learn to sweeten sound for video projects
  • Remove background noise
  • Learn to integrate Audition into production workflow

Who Should Attend
  • Video editors and filmmakers
  • Broadcasters and podcasters
  • Sound restoration experts
  • Musicians & audio engineers

Suggested Prerequisites
This class is appropriate for novice to intermediate level users of Audition. It is only expected that users have a basic understanding of why and how they expect to use Audition in their environment. 

Related Classes

We suggest you have a look at the following learning path(s): Audition  

We also suggest having a look at the following related classes:

How to Enroll

Please see our Enrollment Page (http://www.ledet.com/enroll) for our enrollment form.

Course Outline
  • Setting up Adobe Audition CC  
    • Configure a computer’s onboard audio for use with Audition
    • Choose the appropriate sample rate for a project
    • Configure Audition to work with your systems
    • Testing your configurations to make sure all connections are correct
  • The Audition interface
    • Create custom workspaces and arrange panels for optimum workflow
    • Use the Media Browser to find files on your computer
    • Listen to files before loading them using the Media Browser’s Playback Preview function
    • Create shortcuts to frequently used folders
    • Navigate to specific sections of a file in the Waveform Editor or a session in the Multitrack Editor
    • Use markers to create points you can jump to immediately in the Waveform Editor or a session in the Multitrack Editor
    • Use zooming to focus in on particular sections in the Waveform or Multitrack Editor
  • Waveform editing
    • Select a portion of a waveform for editing
    • Cut, copy, paste, mix, and silence audio
    • Learn to eliminate unwanted sounds
    • Use multiple clipboards to assemble final audio from individual clips
    • Add new sounds to an existing piece of music using Mix Paste
    • Create loops with music files
    • Fade audio regions to create smooth transitions and remove pops and clicks
  • Effects
    • Use the Effects Rack to create combinations of effects
    • Apply effects to audio
    • Adjust parameters in various effects to process audio in specific ways
    • Use the Preview Editor to see how a waveform will be altered by an effect before you apply the effect
    • Simulate guitar amp and effects setups with Guitar Suite effects
    • Load third-party plug-in effects
    • Apply single effects rapidly without the Effects Rack by using the Effects menu
    • Create and save favorite combinations of effects and other settings that you can apply immediately to audio
  • Audio Restoration
    • Remove hiss, such as tape hiss or preamp noise
    • Reduce the level of clicks and pops automatically
    • Minimize or even remove constant background noises, including hum, air conditioning, ventilation system noise, and the like
    • Remove undesired artifacts, such as someone coughing in the middle of a live recording
    • Do highly effective manual click and pop removal
    • Use restoration tools to completely modify a drum loop
  • Mastering
  • Use effects to improve the sound of a mixed, stereo piece of music
  • Apply EQ to reduce “mud,” emphasize the kick drum, and articulate cymbals
  • Apply dynamics to give music more apparent level, which can also help overcome background noise in cars and other environments
  • Create ambience for music that has a dry, sterile sound
  • Alter stereo imaging to create a wider stereo effect
  • Make small edits to emphasize particular parts of a piece of music
  • Use diagnostic tools to monitor level and phase
  • Sound design
    • Apply extreme processing to everyday sounds
    • Create special effects
    • Change the environments in which sounds occur
    • Use pitch shifting and filtering to alter sounds
    • Use the Doppler Shifter effect to add motion
  • Creating and recording files
    • Record into the Waveform Editor
    • Record into the Multitrack Editor
    • Drag files into the Multitrack Editor
    • Import tracks from audio CDs into the Waveform Editor
  • Multitrack sessions
    • Integrate the Waveform and Multitrack Editors so you can switch back and forth between the two
    • Colorize tracks to more easily identify them
    • Play back a specific part of music repeatedly (looped playback)
    • Edit track level and position in the stereo field
    • Apply EQ, effect, and sends areas in tracks
    • Apply EQ to tracks using the Multitrack Editor’s built-in Parametric Equalizer
    • Apply effects to individual tracks
    • Process multiple tracks with a single effect to save CPU power
    • Set up side-chain effects so that one track can control the effect in another track
  • Multitrack session editing
    • Use crossfading-both symmetrical and asymmetrical-to create remixes from individual clips
    • Export a mix as a single file
    • Merge multiple clips into a single clip that represents a single file
    • Pan individual clips on a per-clip basis
    • Edit a clip to fit a specific length of time, such as for a commercial
    • Apply global clip stretching to fine-tune a piece of music’s specific length
    • Change volume on a per-clip basis
    • Add effects to individual clips
    • Set a new duration for a music clip
    • Extend a clip via looping
  • Automation
    • Automate volume, pan, and effect changes within clips by using automation envelopes
    • Use keyframes to edit automation envelopes with a high degree of precision
    • Use spline curves to smooth automation envelopes
    • Show/hide clip envelopes
    • Automate Mixer fader and Pan control moves
    • Create and edit envelopes in the Multitrack Editor automation lanes
    • Protect envelopes from accidental overwriting
  • Video soundtracks
    • Load a video preview file into Audition
    • Synchronize ADR (dubbed) dialogue with original dialogue
    • Evaluate which type of dialogue synchronization provides the best audio quality
    • Edit Adobe Premiere Pro CC audio files in Audition
    • Open Premiere Pro project files in Audition
    • Export a multitrack project’s tracks to Premiere Pro
    • Link a multitrack project to Premiere Pro so that edits in the Audition project are reflected in Premiere Pro
  • The essential sound panel
    • Assign audio types in the Essential Sound panel
    • Automatically set clip volume to industry-standard levels
    • Quickly improve the clarity of vocals
    • Apply audio ducking to reduce music levels when there is a vocal to be heard
    • Improve the clarity of vocals
  • The multitrack mixer
    • Switch between the Multitrack Editor and the Mixer views
    • Adjust the Mixer fader heights to allow for greater resolution when setting levels
    • Show or hide various sections of the Mixer
    • Scroll through various Effects Rack inserts and sends within their respective areas
    • Scroll to view different groups of channels if the Mixer window isn’t wide enough to show them all
    • Differentiate among channel types via color coding
    • Rearrange the Mixer channel order
  • Creating music with sound libraries
    • Create original music without needing to know how to play an instrument
    • Preview clips in the Media Browser before bringing them into a multitrack session
    • Modify clip lengths to add more variety to a composition
    • Use files from a “music construction kit” to assemble music quickly
    • Use pitch transposition and time-stretching to incorporate clips with a different native tempo or pitch than the current session
    • Add effects processing to a track to complete the composition
  • Recording and output in the multitrack editor
    • Assign a track to your audio interface’s input or your computer’s default sound inputs so you can record into a Multitrack Editor track
    • Monitor the interface input while you record 50
    • Set up the metronome track for different patterns and sounds
    • Record an overdub (additional part)
    • Punch in over a mistake to correct it
    • Record multiple takes and choose the best parts to create a composite track
    • Export a completed session
  • Mixing
    • Use Audition to help test your room acoustics
    • Review tracks for glitches or other issues prior to mixing
    • Change a song’s arrangement through mixing and remixing techniques
    • Use effects to make tracks mesh well together
    • Set up the mixing environment for an efficient workflow
    • Use the Mixer to capture automation
    • Create clip groups
    • Pre-render effects to help reduce latency with slower computers
    • Burn an audio CD of the completed song

Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.



We have training centers in Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, Denver, San Diego and Washington DC. We also have the option of live instructor lead online offerings for our courses. Our network of rental facilities is also an option for most of our high demand classes. If coming to a rental facility, please double-check the location of your class with our office to make sure you get to the right location.

As an option for customers needing completely customizable training we offer private onsite training and Individual instructor consulting sessions. To inquire about custom training please fill out our private training request form.


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