Audio Track Editor

The Audio Track Editor displays the audio waveform of the regions on an audio track. In the Audio Track Editor, you can copy, paste, move, trim, split, and join audio regions. Using the Audio Track Editor grid, you can precisely align edits with specific points in time.

Figure. The Audio Track Editor.
  • Audio Track Editor menu bar: Contains menus with region editing commands and functions, as well as buttons for Flex editing, selecting editing tools, and zooming the editor.

  • Audio Track Editor inspector: When Flex Pitch is turned on, contains controls for quantizing time and pitch, correcting pitch, and adjusting gain.

  • Waveform display: Shows the audio waveform for the region on a time grid.

  • Ruler: Shows time divisions so you can align regions and make edits at precise time positions.

  • Playhead: Reflects the current playback position.

When Flex Pitch is turned on, you can quantize the timing and pitch of audio regions, and adjust their pitch and gain in the Audio Track Editor inspector. All edits in the Audio Track Editor are nondestructive, so you can always return to your original recordings.

Open the Audio Track Editor

Do one of the following:

  • Double-click an audio region in the Tracks area.

  • Select an audio track, then click the Editors button in the control bar.

  • Select an audio track, then choose View > Show Editors.

For more information about using the Audio Track Editor, see Audio Track Editor overview. For information about making Flex Time and Flex Pitch edits, see Flex Time and Pitch overview.