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How to edit the audio track of your home video?

Introduction

It often happens that the audio track of your home video lacks quality: the voices are too loud or too quiet, there are unwanted noises present etc. Improving the quality of the audio track will certainly enhance the overall quality of your home video and make it more pleasant to watch and show to your family and friends.

Improving audio quality is easy with AVS Audio Editor. This program will allow you to open a video file, edit its audio track and save the result as a video file with the new, modified audio track. Follow these simple guidelines below to edit the audio track of your video.

Step 1: Download and install AVS Audio Editor

Click here to download it. After the download is finished, run the AVSAudioEditor.exe file and follow the installation wizard instructions.

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Step 2: Run AVS Audio Editor and select your input video file

To select the video whose audio track you would like to edit, press Open... on the Home tab. In the opened Open File(s) window select All Video Files in the Files of Type field and browse for the necessary video file:

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Note!Note: see the Write section of the Supported Video Formats table to check the list of compatible video formats.

Click the Open button in the Open File(s) window - the selected video file will be imported into AVS Audio Editor. The video will be displayed at the bottom of the Files section. The audio track will be visualized in the Waveform Display area.

How to edit the audio track of your home video? Step 2

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Step 3: Edit audio track: apply effects

Now you can start editing the audio track of your video. You can apply various audio effects to edit it. Read this guide to learn how to apply effects using AVS Audio Editor.

Note!Note: the audio effects that change the audio track duration are greyed out.

Follow these tips to perform some common operations:

  • Use Normalize to even the audio track volume;
  • Use Amplify to increase the overall audio track volume;
  • Use Mute to mute some unwanted part of your audio track.

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Step 4: Edit audio track: overlay audio

Use paste operations to replace the original audio of your video file with (a part of) another audio track.

Note!Note: the paste operations that change the audio track duration are greyed out.

To replace the original audio of your video file with another sound, do the following:

  • use the Open button to import the audio file you wish to overlay into AVS Audio Editor - the audio file will be placed on the Files tab below the already opened video file;

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  • highlight with the mouse the part of the audio file you want to copy to your video, right-click the highlighted fragment and select Copy from the express menu;

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  • double-click the video file for its audio track to be displayed;
  • place the cursor in the position where you want the copied fragment of the audio file to begin;
  • right-click within the Waveform Display area and select the Paste Mix option;

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  • in the opened window set the original/pasted audio volume relation and click OK. Set Amplify Paste to 100% and Amplify Selection to 0% to mute the original sound completely.

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The audio portion copied from the audio file will be pasted in the current cursor position and overwrite the original sound of your video.

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Step 5: Save changes

Once the editing of the audio track is over, save your video file with the edited audio track. To save the video file, switch to the Home tab, click the arrow below the Save button and select the Save as... option. This will open the Saving video file window:

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Configure the audio track parameters of your video file. Next select the location for the resulting video file and press OK. Wait a few moments while the program saves your file.

That's about all. You can now watch the video and enjoy its audio track quality.

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Version: 7.2.2.488Size: 39.80 MBPlatforms: Windows 8.1, 8, 7, XP, 2003, Vista
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