Wondershare Filmora9
Edit your audio tracks with powerful editing tools.
  • Edit audio separately by detaching it from video
  • Over 50 audio effects and royalty free music
  • A wide support for different formats

How to Edit the Audio Track of Your Video

It often happens that the audio track of your home video lacks quality: the background music is noisy or there is unwanted sound. Thus you need to enhance the quality of audio track to improve the overall quality of your video, and you can also reverse audio to make your video funnier.

In fact, it is so easy to edit audio track with Filmora. This program will allow you to open a video file, edit its audio track and save the result as a video file with the new, modified audio track. Follow this simple guideline below to edit the audio track of your video.

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Part 1: How to Edit the Audio Track of Your Video

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Step 1: Add the videos you want to edit

Launch the Video Editor and select FULL FEATURE MODE to enter the primary window. Then click Import to add the video files. Alternatively, directly drag-and-drop your video files into the program.

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Step 2: Start editing the audio track

The second thing is to drag and drop the video file into the tool’s timeline. After that, you can start editing the audio track of your video.

Separate audio from video

Wondershare Filmora enables you to separate audio from video. To do this, just move the cursor into the video to highlight it. Then right click and choose Audio Detach. The audio file from your video will immediately appear in the music timeline. Since it is separated from the video, you can easily delete the audio track or replace it.

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Adjust the audio settings

Double click the video clip on the Timeline; then an editing panel will pop up. Switch to Audio column and you can easy change the Speed, Volume, Pitch of the audio file or add the Fade in/out effect to it. You can also change the audio pitch online or change pitch on phone with best software.

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Apply audio effects

You can also apply an effect to the whole file or modify just a part of the track. The Wondershare Filmora offers a wide range of audio effects. You just need to click MUSIC in the toolbar and select one of the available effects from the library. Filmora offers more than 50 free sound effects. Then drag the effect down to the sound track. Drag the effect icon to the right or left to select an area where you want to add an audio effect. After that, click play icon to make sure that the changes are correct.

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Record and add a vocieover

You can also record a voiceover from your computer's built-in microphone or an external microphone, add add you vocieover anywhere in the timeline. To do this, click FILE > Record Media to begin recording. Press "Stop" button when you have finished. Once the clip is in the timeline, you can use the trim maker to remove any pauses or noise.

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Step 3: Save the changes

Once the editing of the audio track is over, hit EXPORT to save the changes. Here you can either save the new video in different formats or directly upload to YouTube or Vimeo. On top of that, you’re able to burn a DVD creation in the DVD tab.

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Part 2: Best Video Audio Editor App for You

1. AVbox

A great audio video can help in boosting conversions and returns on investment. From Facebook ads to YouTube content to Insta Stories, the video sound editor has to power to make your post or brand look professional and perfect. Here are some of the best video audio editor apps and online tools for your convenience.

  • Amplify audio files by adding volume gain
  • Extract audio from any video and save it in mp3 format
  • Change or mute audio for any video as per need
  • Cut and trim audio files
  • Video audio editor that can merge two or more audio files


2. PowerDirector

PowerDirector is a great video sound editor that offers a range of editing options for both videos and audios. From giving excellent action sound effects to amazing voice overs, PowerDirector is one app that never lets you down. The features of this video sound editor app are-

  • Create great voice overs for video
  • Give stunning effects and smooth transitions to the video right from your phone
  • Reduce the video speed and add sound effects to match with the slo-mo video
  • Sleek timeline editing interface
  • Video audio editor that transforms your video’s music & add fading effects/voice overs to it


3. Splice

A powerful yet simple video sound editor, Splice helps to enhance the audio in your videos easily with its fully customizing option. The features of Splice are-

  • Sync the video to match the music track automatically
  • Playback sound can be adjusted from slow to fast and vice versa
  • Huge variety of free sound effects and music
  • Select songs from iTunes library
  • Enhance the built-in sound effects with custom sound effects and narrations
  • Multiple audio track mixing is possible with Splice app


Part 3: Best Video Audio Editor Online

1. Clipchamp

Clipchamp is one of the greatest online video sound editor tools that can let you create amazing audio videos in a very short time. It is loaded with a number of features and needs no experience to use it. The features of this online tool are-

  • Adjust audio levels of your soundtrack
  • Several audio tracks can be added, muted, or replaced
  • Trim and cut the unwanted sections of your audio video
  • Filters and transitions to enhance your audio and video


2. Hippo

Hippo is a free online video audio editor that helps to create professional quality videos with great sound effects. The features of this tool are-

  • Free video audio editor
  • Unlimited video and audio tracks
  • Add intro and end cards to the video
  • With our chrome extension, record videos quickly from your browser


3. WeVideo

An amazingly interesting online video sound editor, WeVideo not only allows you to capture, create, and view, but, also lets you share 4k resolution videos with crystal clear playback. The features of WeVideo include-

  • Control audio levels of the music track to adjust with the clip
  • Directly record high-quality audio and video from Web editor
  • Less memory used during long story playbacks



Try the above video audio editors to give a completely professional touch to your audio videos. Not just the professionals, the above apps and tools can also be used by the amateurs without any help from others.

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I'm also having the same issues... very frustrating and not an issue I have had with other editing software.
If you drag the Audio past the vision after you have detached, you should then be able to delete the vision and the Audio should remain. Good luck.
Hey, how can I delete the video after audio detaching without removing bits of the audio? Hope you understand and can help me!
same problem too small to see. Did you ever get an answer?
hello! how i can make audio in mono format? unfortunately, my recode file have stereo with 1 canal, so i woudle like make mono/
The option to separate audio doesn't show in my menu. Has this changed?
I'm having the same problem as Ami. If I get a video and separate audio (for sound quality), to line up, it's totally by luck or a lot of frustrating back and forth adjustment. Please help.
Help! I have a separate audio line that I added to my video, but I can't sync the audio and video because I can't see the wavelengths. 1. I s there a way to enlarge the track so I can see wavelegths 2. Does Filmora have an auto audio sync feature?
When I add music to my project, is there a way to edit specific sections of the music/lyrics. Can I control when the audio starts and ends on a specific portion of the song???
The Auto Denoise is not avaliable anymore? Or just not in the trial version?