When you’re ready to take the audio beyond what can be done on the edit tab, using Fairlight is your next step.
A full audio editor and suite of sound tools, Fairlight is Resolve’s powerhouse for anything audio.
For people new to audio editing, or used to an app like Logic or Pro Tools, this overview will help you get familiar with the tools in Resolve.
In this video from Blackmagic Design, you’ll learn about:
- Exploring the User Interface
- Navigating the Timeline
- Solo, Mute, and Monitoring Controls
- The Viewer
- Media Pool and Previewing Clips
- Adding clips to timeline
- Creating new tracks
- Renaming Tracks
- Removing clip attributes
- Toggling & reordering tracks in the Index
- Using markers
- Splitting clips with razor tool
- Cutting & pasting clips
- Moving clips between tracks
- Changing Track & Clip colors
- Range selection tool
- Adjusting clip & track volume levels
- Applying Audio FX / plugins
- Adding keyframes
- Normalizing clips
- Layered editing
- Repairing with De-hummer
- Noise Reduction plugin
- Change channel mapping
- Editing at the sample level
Follow along with the sample projects that can be downloaded from the official 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.