Separate audio/video tracks
Please make it so I can separate out audio tracks from the video tracks and move them around independently.
Hi all! We’re starting the year off right by bringing you Separate Audio on all platforms.
With the release of Rush 1.5, you can now Separate Audio by right-clicking (desktop) or long-pressing (mobile) on a video clip with audio in the timeline and selecting Separate Audio. This will create an audio-only clip that you can move around independently.
You should see Rush 1.5 appear in the AppStore, Playstore, and Creative Cloud app starting today and into tomorrow.
We can’t wait to see how you use this feature in your projects!
From the Rush team
Move the audio independently. So, let’s say’ if I’m interviewing someone I can put half of the clip’s audio with the original clip and half of it with another shot ( for an example a landscape shot). Basically able to treat the audio as an independent object and not an attached one exclusively
I want to be able to detach the audio and drag it into its own track so that I put multiple movies and images over the top.
I often want to overlap audio tracks, and given the limited tracks, it would be helpful to detach the video and delete it. Related to this, I don’t like this FCPX style magnetic timeline.
Cherie Amour commented
Yes, it would be so great to be able to detach the audio from the video and move/edit them independently. I have to do this in iMovie and then upload video into Premiere Rush. Would love to just do it all in Rush, would be great.
Maybe for L-cuts and J-cuts
where in the audio comes first before the video or vice bersa
I’d like the audio from one video to be separated but then still in sync with footage so that a cut away piece of new footage plays with this audio on top then the scene cuts back to original footage and audio continues seamlessly..
Thanks for the request! I'm going to merge it with another one we're tracking.
I need to use music or VO from a video clip I have imported but find no way to strip it from the video or import just the audio from the video clip to use in my edit.
I need to delete the audio part and add in my own voice over audio for tutorials I record.
Doreen Theys commented
You should allow screenshots to demo
Doreen Theys commented
HI Ben..you state ...Please note that this is currently possible by using the "Expand Audio" button, and simply trimming either the video or the audio portion of the clip (and adjacent clips) separately...
No.. The main timeline doesn't seem to trim video/audio independently..that's the problem...but I have found a wayaround to add audio from one clip to use as ambient sound underneath your soundless clips.
Now...Let's use the example using your training clips images of the sailing/scuba.. If I select my shots and put them on the main timeline in the order that I like, then look at audio.. only two clips actually have any audio, so, normally I would either unlink audio and extend or copy more of the same audio to fill in the gaps on the main timeline ... As 'anonymous' also mentioned, I also can't bring any video/audio clips onto the audio track and use only that audio? I presume that's because the clips are not just audio.. they're video/audio.
So.. when u try to drag the boat video/audio clip down to the audio line below the timeline 1 it won't go.
Now, I'm already using the 2nd video timeline above the main timeline for a graphic..BUT, if you copy the boat video/audio clip to the 3rd video timeline above..add as many as you need to cover (or stretch if you have original source) the Timeline 1 video clips you've assembled, then lock out the video on timeline 3 it leaves just the audio track you need...and you see your video and hear your ambient audio throughout...and see your graphic.
Ideally, all audio should stay below the timeline.. not be above it.. especially if you intend exporting to Premier CC to complete later. So you should allow the Video and audio clips in the video timelines to be unlinked so you can extend, copy or manipulate that ambient audio to your needs under its original video..on the main timeline.
Of course, now I figured this wayaround, you could just treat the main timeline as ambiant audio and lock it for that..and build up the video & graphics above..but we don't work like that in Premiere CC as audio can be unlinked...so Rush needs to be consistent to provide a compatible workflow between both.
Hope that all makes sense.
"is anyone else having difficulty exporting multiple videos to separate tracks?"
There are a few reasons why a clip can't be dragged to another track:
- If the main track (v1) is locked (you would know if you locked it--it doesn't lock automatically)
- If there is a clip associated with your clip (if you have a music track that begins during said clip, or if a title or other clip begins during your clip, they become associated and can't switch tracks)
I hope this helps
Thanks everyone for your feedback. I've seen a lot of the same comment here regarding J and L cuts, or as @Louise Halpin describes below, "[separate] the audio and video [and] you could extend the audio beyond the video."
Please note that this is currently possible by using the "Expand Audio" button, and simply trimming either the video or the audio portion of the clip (and adjacent clips) separately.
Louise Halpin commented
This would be a good function. If you separated the audio and video you could extend the audio beyond the video for a fade out option.
Justin Moss commented
Other apps allow "detaching of audio" for trimming or time-shifting reasons (blends etc).
I read the workaround from one of the admins- is anyone else having difficulty exporting multiple videos to separate tracks? When I import multiple videos, they all go onto the timeline in the first track, and I can't seem to drag them to a separate track.
We record audio on 2 separate tracks. The first track has the lavalier while the second one contains the boom mic. We'd like to be able to choose which channel to use. When this choice is made it would be great to have it on both channels in stead of just left or just right
“Allow for audio to be copied down to the audio track and edited independently..fade in/out, extended..mix with music/ambient sound or voice”
YES. THIS. agreed.
Kasper James commented
I only want to mute most of the audio from clips and allow to hear some of them. I noticed that the Audio adjustment isn't as efficient as I would like it to be with simple adjustments, not that making the audio tracks from the clips would be any less then cutting up the audio tracks. I think the simplest effective resolution would be to allow the audio clips to be selected and removed, so I can make further adjustments in PP CC after import. I believe the concept of Rush scrubbing is amazing and if in the least, making small adjustments like removing the audio clips I don't want but having the ones I do want (leaving them in place) will allow me to hand the clip out off or import myself with the means to see which need to be audible and obviously, those which are not.
It would be great to have Auto audio video sync option in Premiere Rush just like Premiere Pro. So that I can record my audio separately and it gets sync with the video with just a click.