Match audio equalization settings

The Match Audio function uses equalization (EQ) to let you match a selected clip’s sound to another clip. This is particularly useful when you have multiple audio clips recorded in different environments but want the clips to sound similar to each other.

Match audio

  1. Select the clip or clips you want changed in the Timeline.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • Choose Modify > Match Audio.

    • Choose Match from the Equalization pop-up menu in the Audio Enhancements section of the Audio inspector.

    • Choose Match Audio from the Enhancements pop-up menu in the toolbar.

      Enhancements pop-up menu in toolbar
  3. Click to select the clip whose sound you want to match.

  4. Click Apply Match.

Once you match a clip, you can make adjustments to settings in the Audio Enhancements section of the Audio inspector.

Remove audio matching

  1. Select the clip in the Timeline.

  2. In the Audio Enhancements section of the Audio inspector, choose a different equalization setting from the Equalization pop-up menu.

    To remove all equalization, choose the Flat setting.