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Syncing Audio to an Edited clips in the timeline of Premiere Pro CC


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#1 Kenny Keeler

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Posted 06 February 2016 - 01:34 PM

I have a rough cut of a short in Premiere currently the cut just has camera audio in the timeline. However I have audio from an external recorder that i want to sync up. I know in the browser you can select an audio clip and a video clip and merge them into one clip and premiere will use the waveform to sync them correctly. but is there a way where i can sync the audio to the clips in the timeline without having to re edit?


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#2 Landon D. Parks

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Posted 26 February 2016 - 04:25 PM

I use Pluraleyes from Red Giant, and it works well. My understanding is that as long as you have a scratch track recorded in camera, Premiere can 'sync' the audio without need for a third party plugin, but I have never done this. However, if you don't have a scratch track recorded along with the video track, then I'm afraid the only way I know of to sync the audio is the good old fashioned way - matching with the production slate.


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#3 Kenny Keeler

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Posted 10 March 2016 - 02:06 PM

I used the Premiere sync and it worked pretty darn good. However i had to restart my edit from scratch. Lesson learned do all the work you have to do before editing ha. I got to excited and edited before syncing. My biggest question was if i could sync the audio tracks from the separate recorder to the edit i had in the timeline. 

I need to check out pluraleyes I have only heard good things!


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#4 Kenny Keeler

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Posted 13 March 2016 - 05:19 PM

Thanks for the advice Landon!


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