Adding Sound to Video
Linking and Unlinking Audio
If you need to unlink audio
from a click to discard it or move it, you will need to unlink it. You
can unlink the original audio from the original clip by selecting the
clip and pressing the "U" Key, alternately you can regroup selections by
selecting the "G" Key.
Inserting Audio Tracks
From the Insert menu, choose Audio Track to add a new, blank track at the end of the track list.
you want to add a track in a specific location, right-click a track
header and choose Insert Audio Track from the shortcut menu. The new
track will be inserted above the selected track.
When you drag a
media file from the Explorer window, Project Media window to an area of
the timeline that does not contain a track, a new track will be created
and a new event containing the media file is added to the new track.
You can recognize the audio track by the audio level spikes.
can change the default track volume, pan type, height, track effects,
and record input monitor status by right-clicking a track and choosing
Set Default Track Properties from the shortcut menu.
Extracting Audio from CDs
From the File menu, choose Extract Audio from CD to extract tracks from a CD and open them as events in your Vegas project, or
a .cda file in the Explorer window (or drag it to the timeline) to
extract a CD track without opening the Extract Audio from CD dialog, or
From the File menu, choose Extract Audio from CD (or click the
Extract Audio from CD button on the Project Media window). The Extract
Audio from CD dialog is displayed.
Choose a setting from the Action drop-down list to indicate how you want to extract audio:
by track - Choose to extract individual CD tracks. Select the tracks
you want to extract in the Tracks to read list. Each CD track is
extracted to a new track in your project.
Read entire disc - Choose to extract the current CD to a single file. The disc is extracted to a new track in your project.
Read by range - Choose to extract a time range. You can specify a
starting time and ending time (or a starting time and length). The time
range is extracted to a new track in your project.
If you choose
Read by track or Read by range from the Action drop-down list, select
the tracks or time range you want to extract.
Click Play to preview your selection. In order to preview, your
CD drive's audio output must be connected to your sound card, or you can
connect headphones to the front of the CD drive.
From the Drive drop-down list, choose the drive that contains the CD from which you want to extract audio.
the MusicID button if you want to obtain CD information using Gracenote
MusicID. If CD information is not available, you can click the CD Info
button to display a dialog box where you can edit the CD information and
submit it for inclusion in the Gracenote Media Database.
Speed drop-down list, choose the rate at which you want to extract
audio. If you experience gapping or glitching, decrease the speed or
click Configure and adjust the Audio extract optimization slider.
Click OK to start extracting audio.
a file name and choose a location for the file. The extracted files are
added to the Project Media window when extraction is complete