To bring in your content:
1. Select audio files and drag a clip, or the full audio, into your timeline. (It will show up as a green waveform icon.)
2. Double-click the icon to view the waveform in the source monitor.
3. Make your audio editing selections, then drag those selections in as their own sub-clips.
Rearrange your clips.
Much like video files, you can move audio clips around in the timeline. You can use most of the same tools, such as Razor, to split an audio clip into separate segments, and then move those individual segments around.
Aside from just rearranging them, you can also add, select, and delete keyframes. A keyframe marks the point in time where you specify a value, such as audio volume. There are several audio effects and transitions you can add, like fade in, fade out, and cross dissolve. You can work with keyframes either in the Timeline or Effect Controls panel.
When it comes to post-production, file organization is essential for a team to work efficiently on video mixing. “Every place I go, I have to fight to templatize folders and unify naming conventions,” Liesinger says. “The less time you spend trying to find out where your files are, the more time you can spend making stuff. The editor’s job is to become intimately familiar with everything you have because it allows you to be fast and make choices within a broader context. And that’s all editing is — how well can you tell a story and how fast.”