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Learn Series Part 20: How to subtract one piece of audio from another?

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Nov 05, 2020 Nov 05, 2020

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This is a part of the ongoing Learn series with Mike Russell which will help you get started with Adobe Audition. We've some interesting articles & videos coming up weekly where we will talk about the tools, workflow & some really cool effects. Let us know how you use Audition & what you want to learn about Adobe Audition. We're here to help.





In this video, you will learn how to use Invert effect and Convert Sample Type command to subtract one audio from another.

0:15 - Preview audio we want to remove

0:27 - Using original audio to remove it and preserve other audio elements

1:07 - Copying right channel of original audio to the right channel of audio we wish to subtract

1:35 - Invert phase in the effects menu

1:42 - How invert phase works

2:10 - Mix the track down to mono to combine and cancel out audio

2:30 - Now you have only the audio you need and the original audio has been subtracted


Learn more about
Waveform and Phase
Invert effect in Audition
Convert Sample Type command


Hope it helps in understanding different tools in Audition to subtract one audio from another by modifying the waveform and phase of audio. Refer to this page to explore the other videos of this series. Let us know if you have any questions.


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