Lower the volume of music automatically during dialogue.
What you'll need
What you learned: Enable Ducking in the Essential Sound panel to automatically add audio keyframes that lower volume during dialogue
Set audio types
- Select clips of a particular type (for example, Music or Dialogue), and click to assign the audio type in the Essential Sound panel.
Set Loudness level
- If your clips have varying levels, click Auto-Match in the Loudness section in the Essential Sound panel to automatically adjust loudness to a level appropriate for the audio type.
Select the music clips and choose options that set the way audio ducking is applied.
- Click to select the types of audio that will trigger ducking.
- Adjust the sensitivity to set the responsiveness of the ducking.
- Adjust the amount that the level will be reduced by.
- Set the duration of fades between different audio levels.
- Click Generate Keyframes to add keyframes to the selected clips based on the settings you chose.
You can adjust ducking keyframes manually.
Ducking can be applied again with new settings. Each time you click Generate Keyframes, existing keyframes are replaced with new keyframes based on the current ducking settings.