In Chapter 6, I covered trimming and showed you how to adjust video and image clips. You can apply the same principles to audio clips, meaning that trimming is simply the method you use to get rid of those elements you no longer need, such as a long musical intro, or perhaps even the lyrics from a song.
With clever trimming, you can even create a looping musical track that contains only instrumentals.
The Source Viewer is the natural place to preview and trim an audio clip because it is only a double-click away. But the steps outlined here work equally well in the Clip Viewer.
To trim with the Source Viewer
To send to the Timeline
You can send audio clips directly to the Timeline by doing one of the following:
To trim audio clips on the Timeline