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Enhance Your Videos With Audio Fade Techniques in Premiere Pro

Liza Brown
Liza Brown Originally published Apr 20, 24, updated Apr 20, 24

The “fade audio in Premiere Pro” techniques help to create a smooth transition of audio clip volume with another one. These are crucial for seamless audio transitions in videos and give them a professional look. Moreover, fading in at the start of the audio clip and fading out at the end of the audio clip gradually adjusts the volume of clips and transforms the entire notion of the video.

There are multiple tools that allow you to use audio fade techniques for a smooth transition of audio. You might be struggling while choosing the appropriate tool. Therefore, this article will discuss audio fade in Premiere Pro and better alternatives.

In this article
  1. Part 1. What Are the Technical Leverages Behind Fading In and Out Music?
  2. Part 2. [Simplified Guide] Fading in & Fading Out Music in Adobe Premiere Pro
  3. Part 3. [Better Alternative] Using Wondershare Filmora To Fade In & Out Music With Ease
  4. Frequently Asked Questions
  5. Conclusion

Part 1. What Are the Technical Leverages Behind Fading In and Out Music?

The songs or any other sound that you hear are the result of vibrations that convert electrical signals into sound. Music is a complex combination of different frequencies and amplitude, which develops the tones and melodies that we hear. Here are two technical associations that are used for understanding fading in and fading out music:

1. Envelope Technique

The envelope is an audio fading technique involved in the smooth transition of amplitude. In fade-in, when the envelope commences, the sound is unclear, and it gradually enhances the volume of the song to normal. In contrast, the fade-out reverses the process and decreases the amplitude of silence.

2. Digital and Analog Existence

The analog systems need the physical involvement of the fader to control the coming signals and, in particular, to adjust the amplitude manually. However, in digital operations, the process is easier, and the audio clips are automatically faded. Furthermore, digital techniques use algorithms to fade in or fade out the values and adjust the smooth conversion of amplitude.

Part 2. [Simplified Guide] Fading in & Fading Out Music in Adobe Premiere Pro

There are multiple video editing tools available for managing music within video editing. This multi-media management is assisted with various functions, including the fade in and fade music out in Premiere Pro. Adobe Premiere Pro is one of the top-notch video editing tools that assists users with cohesive video editing tools.

While it provides a list of all basic video editing functions, there are multiple commendable features to focus on. Along with basic fade-in and out functions, you can utilize its automated "Enhance Speech" feature. To add more clarity to your audio editing, there is an AI audio category tagging system to allow users access to specific audio management tools.

Steps to Apply Fade-in and Fade-Out Music in Adobe Premiere Pro

All in all, the audio enhancement features in Adobe Premiere Pro are extensive and quality-oriented. However, if you seek a simple guide to fade in and fade out audio in Premiere Pro effectively, we’ve set up the guide below:

Step 1. To start your audio fading process, have your video and audio files imported to Premiere Pro. With the media in the timeline, head to the "Effects" window on the left to access audio transitions. Look for the "Audio Transitions" folder in the list of options appearing and continue to configure "Crossfade" audio effects for your video.

access audio fade effects

Step 2. With all the figurative fades available in the list, you can apply any of them according to your choice. However, if there is a specific location within the video where you want to fade the music, you can consider using the "Pen" tool. Access the tool using the "P" key on your keyboard and navigate to the timeline section. Here, draw a keyframe on two locations where you want to apply the fade and drag the frequency line up or down according to your fade requirements.

apply specific audio fades

Part 3. [Better Alternative] Using Wondershare Filmora To Fade In And Fade Out Music With Ease

In the above section of this article, we have discussed Adobe Premiere Pro for fade-in and fade-out music, which might be a bit complex for you. Therefore, we are going to introduce you to Wondershare Filmora for a smoother fade-in and fade-out music experience. This tool offers you a variety of AI-guided features for smooth audio transitions.

If you are looking to use pre-made fade-in and fade-out music clips to enhance your experience, you can use Filmstock within Filmora for better audio transition. Filmstock contains a wide range of resource packs and media stock, which is helpful for beginners.

How To Fade in and Fade Out Music Using Wondershare Filmora

In this part of the article, we will describe the step-by-step guide to fade-in and fade-out music with the help of Wondershare Filmora:

Step 1. Search for the Fade Music in Filmstock

To initiate the process of music fading, reach out to the official website of Filmstock and log in with your account. After you have logged in to your account, click on the "Search" bar and type "Music Fade” to select the appropriate soundtrack.

look for fading music in filmstock

Step 2. Download the Resource Audio From Filmstock

Next, you will have search results on your screen, where you must choose a suitable sound clip from the "Audio" section. Once you have entered the new window, click the "Download" button to export the resource pack.

download audio for fading

Step 3. Start Wondershare Filmora and Set up a New Project

Now start the operation across Wondershare Filmora and set up a new project by clicking on the “New Project” button. Continue looking for the “Import” button to import the audio resource along with your video into the editing interface.

add video and audio to filmora

Step 4. Fade in and Fade Out Music in Filmora

Following this, drag the music clip into the timeline to start fading by accessing the "Audio" tab from the top toolbar. You will have different adjustments like "Fade In," "Fade Out," "Pitch," or "Volume" on the right side. Look for more options by scrolling down, select as per your preference and do the needful action.

apply fading and other audio enhancements

Step 5. Save the Final Project

Once you have finished fading and got the required result, navigate to the top right side and click on the "Export" button to open the section where you can select the appropriate export parameters. After choosing the suitable parameters, click the "Export" button to save the video project on your device.

export final enhanced video

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How is blending music different from fading music in video editing?

The concept of blending music is entirely different as it combines music or different audios to give an enhanced hearing result. Meanwhile, fade effects in music are used to snub a particular sound element in a video. This is important in situations where you have to highlight a dialogue by fading out music in the background.

2. How to ease fading music in and out of your video?

Although Adobe Premiere Pro provides a consistent tool to fade music within videos, it might get complex. In such a case, using Wondershare Filmora’s unique audio enhancement tools is perfect. Along with using simple sliders, you can add unique music with faded effects from its Filmstock resource library.


The article describes the importance of fading in and out of music across your basic video editing operations. We reviewed Adobe Premiere fade-out audio and fade-in, as well as a step-by-step guide on how to use it. However, for smoother and simpler operations, this article also covers fade-in and fade-out music with the help of Wondershare Filmora.

Liza Brown
Liza Brown Apr 20, 24
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