When it comes to dealing with complex audio or multiple options for a sound, audio track layers are your friend.
This feature in Fairlight is a bit hidden, but incredibly powerful.
Audio Track Layers allow you to have multiple clips stacked within a single audio track so that you can fade between them, toggle between multiple options of a sound effect, or audition different takes of recorded audio.
In this video from Blackmagic Design, you’ll learn about:
- Toggling video tracks
- Hiding tracks using the Index
- Zooming in the timeline
- Showing Audio Track Layers
- Reordering track layers
- Cutting with razor tool
- Range selection tool
- Reordering tracks in the timeline
- Looped playback
- Auditioning music tracks
Follow along with this tutorial by downloading the project files from Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve Training page.
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.