I am trying to extend an Adobe Stock audio file to the entire video. When I try to Edit in Audition, it doesn't load the clip in Audition. Is it because I haven't licensed it? I am using a Macbook Pro 13" M1. I am not sure what to do?
The basic starting position with Audition and Premiere is that you should have the current version of each on your machine, and fully licenced. The 'current version' part is quite important, as the interchange between the two is still being worked on to an extent, and versions are 'matched' to each other. It's not the case that it definitely won't work otherwise, but your chances of getting a good result diminish somewhat. Also it's quite important to recognise what will and won't transfer, and what the limits to what you can realistically achieve are. For instance, if I wanted to extend an audio file like a background sound over an entire video, I wouldn't use the route you are trying at all - I'd just open the audio file in Audition, extend it to the length you want it first, save it, and then just import the resulting file into Premiere. Why? Because it's non-synchronous, and it's simply easier than transferring files back and forth. Where I find the 'open in Audition' route to be far more use is with synchronised clips that you need to manipulate.
Would Right-Clicking on Choosing "Render and Replace" on the audio file work? It does open it in Audition. But then I am unsure how to extend the song. Also, what happens if I extend the song, but then modify the length of the video? Do I need to go back to Audition and extend or shorten it or would Premier Pro do it automatically if the song is over the length of the video in a later edit? Thank you.
Premiere won't do anything like that automatically - you're the editor, you have to decide how it goes! Render and replace won't help at all with extending the duration of the audio - if anything, I think it would truncate what you did back to the original clip length.
If you want a song to fit a length, don't even attempt to do it until you know what the length is. There is a tool in Audition called Remix which will make the process of extending a song to a given length much easier. It will analyse the song, and then reassemble it in what it regards as a suitable manner (it actually does this rather well as a rule), and initially I'd try using that. But not until you're ready to!
Thank you so much! I will continue to learn. There's so much to this process. It feels a bit daunting at first, but with you help, I already made significant strides. Do you have any recommendation for lessons? Probably YouTube, no? I am now trying to figure out how to do frame freeze with text and a pointer to something I am trying to show on the screen, then final fade out to complete the video. I've been able to condense a 1 hour, 15 minute video into about 7 minutes with mostly video speed up. There's so much to learn, and yet there ought to be a more intuitive feel to this program, or even a mode for beginner with built in simple options, intermediate with more advanced auto options, and then pro where you have manual control over everything. Perhaps Adobe would do it in future versions to help people further step into their wonderful programs. Thank you again!
The best place to go with video questions is one of the Premiere forums. There is a 'beginner' version of Premiere called Premiere Elements, incidentally - there's a separate forum for that as well as the main Premiere one. As for YouTube videos - well they're a bit of a mixed blessing, and quite a lot of them are not much use at all, so I'm not making any recommendations.