The edit is done, now it’s time for sound.
Sound editing is the process of, well, editing sound. That can be adjusting existing audio, or adding voiceover and sound effects.
DaVinci Resolve includes Fairlight, which is a full audio editing and mixing suite. If you’re new to Fairlight, this guide will give you a solid overview so you can confidently get started!
In this video from Ripple Training, you’ll learn about:
- 00:59 – Installing the Project Media
- 01:48 – Viewing the Scene in the Edit Page
- 03:10 – Getting to Know Fairlight
- 06:38 – Navigating the Timeline
- 07:02 – Recording Voice Over
- 10:41 – Trimming Audio
- 11:26 – Removing Unwanted Audio
- 12:15 – Editing with the Range Mode Tool
- 13:56 – Creating Tracks from Clips
- 14:35 – Working in the Track Index
- 16:56 – Cut & Paste Sound Effects
- 20:15 – Looping Playback
- 21:20 – Moving Clips within a Selection Range
- 22:37 – Selection Ranges Editing
- 23:26 – Working in the Sound Library
- 26:06 – Auditioning Sound Effects
- 28:17 – Adjusting Volume
- 29:07 – Linking Clips
- 31:13 – Ducking Sound with Focus Mode
- 32:42 – Adding Fades
- 35:04 – Adding a Reverb Effect
- 37:10 – Looping Effects
Gedaly is the Managing Editor of DVresolve.com. He is a professional editor, having cut national commercials for major companies, and does color & VFX for indie films at Mask & Feather. He’s also a filmmaker, writing and directing shorts & features. Gedaly is the co-founder of Working.Actor and former marketing strategist for large brands.