Difference between revisions of "File Management - Audition"

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*Open the software Audition located in the dock - go to File > New > Multitrack Session [[File:Audition-File-MultitrackSession.png]]
 
*Open the software Audition located in the dock - go to File > New > Multitrack Session [[File:Audition-File-MultitrackSession.png]]
 
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*Name your project following the naming protocol, select '''Browse''' to choose the location of your project folder. Set your sample rate 48 Hz, 24 bits, and Stereo [[File:AuditionMultitrackSession.png]]
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# On the '''Storage''' drive create a new folder with your name.
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# In '''Audition''' go to '''File > Multitrack Session''' and set the following settings:
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##  '''Session Name''': use a meaningful name.
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## '''Folder Location''':  Click '''Browse''' and select your folder on the '''Storage''' drive.  
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## '''Template''' : None
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##  '''Sample Rate''': 48000
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##  '''Bit Depth''' : 24
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## '''Master''': Stereo
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## Click '''OK'''[[File:AuditionMultitrackSession.png]]
 
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*Your finished project folder should look like this. All of your files are now contained in one folder and you can safely work, transfer, save and back up your project as long as it stays in one folder
 
*Your finished project folder should look like this. All of your files are now contained in one folder and you can safely work, transfer, save and back up your project as long as it stays in one folder
 
[[File:Entire-AuditionProject-Folder.png]]
 
[[File:Entire-AuditionProject-Folder.png]]
 
[[Category:Audition]]
 
[[Category:Audition]]

Revision as of 08:06, 30 October 2015

  • File management with any media project is the most important step in post production.
  • Following these steps will save you and your project from unneeded stress and major file corruption.


In the Finder

  • Always make a project folder with your name, project description, and date within the name field Folder Name.png

Use safe file and folder naming practices: use text, numbers, and hyphens or underscores. Avoid all other special characters.

  • Copy your folder that contains all your original field recordings into this project folder as well

Folder of field recordings.png

In Audition

  • Open the software Audition located in the dock - go to File > New > Multitrack Session Audition-File-MultitrackSession.png


  1. On the Storage drive create a new folder with your name.
  2. In Audition go to File > Multitrack Session and set the following settings:
    1. Session Name: use a meaningful name.
    2. Folder Location: Click Browse and select your folder on the Storage drive.
    3. Template : None
    4. Sample Rate: 48000
    5. Bit Depth : 24
    6. Master: Stereo
    7. Click OKAuditionMultitrackSession.png


  • Your finished project folder should look like this. All of your files are now contained in one folder and you can safely work, transfer, save and back up your project as long as it stays in one folder

Entire-AuditionProject-Folder.png