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How to Add Audio Fade Out Effect?

Shanoon Cox
Shanoon Cox
Originally published Jan 19, 22, updated Jul 23, 24

Audio fade out, where sound becomes progressively softer until it can no longer be heard, is one of the most popular audio techniques today. This can give the audio track a clean, professional sound. If you want to apply this kind of audio effect, Wondershare Filmora- an easy-to-use program can help you achieve that. Now follow the steps below to learn how to apply the audio fade out effect to your video.

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How To Fade Out Audio in Wondershare Filmora?

1. Import your video/audio to Wondershare Filmora

Install and open Wondershare Filmora. Click the "Import" button to browse and import the video/audio file you want to edit. You can also drag and drop your video/audio file to the program. Wondershare Filmora supports various video and audio formats such as AVI, NSV, FLV, MKV, MP4, M4V, RMVB, TS, TP, TRP, M2TS, APE, CUE, AU, AMR, OGG, and more. You can directly import these kinds of files without conversion.


2. Apply audio fade out effect

Drop your video/audio to the Video/Audio Timeline. If you need to detach the audio file from the video, you can use the Detach audio feature in Filmora to accomplish it easily.

audio detach

Find the "Fade Out" option from the context menu. Double click on the target file and switch to the "Audio" column. Then drag the slider bar until the audio is faded to your liking. Then you can manually set the fade out the length by dragging the slider bar to the right or left. If you make a mistake or want to change the length, click the "Reset" button. Then click the "Play" button to play the newly faded audio track.

fade out effect

3. Save the newly faded file

You can specify the output format, output name, and output folder. If you want to specify the detailed parameters, click the triangle beside the "Advanced settings" option and make changes by clicking the drop-down list. If you're satisfied with the result, click the "Export" button, and then an output window will pop up.

If you want to play the new file on mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, iPod, Zune, go to the "Device" tab and choose a specific device from the list. You can also directly share the file to YouTube and Facebook in the "YouTube" tab or burn it to DVD in the "DVD" tab.


Audio fading out is a simple task with Wondershare Filmora. With this powerful video editing tool, you can also combine video/audio, split video, rotate video, add the image to mp3, remove audio from video, and more. Now download and explore more possibilities for your digital world.

Related Tips: How to Edit the Audio Track of Your Video

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