Final Cut Pro
and Premiere Pro

As used by Academy Award-nominated editor Matthew Cooke

 
 

Audio Design Desk offers a simple and seamless transition between cutting in Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere and creating audio in Audio Design Desk. 

Final Cut Pro

 
 
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1. When you’d like to add sound to your edit, export your video using the share menu and then drag your video into Audio Design Desk and start creating.

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2. Once you’ve finished your sound pass, you can export your work as an .AAF or .XML.

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3. Make sure that the settings are set to Final Cut Pro XML. You can change other settings such as Rendering Regions with Effects or Including the Video, as well as choosing to Organize Timeline to keep similar sounds organized and to prevent audio from overlapping. Once the settings are to your liking, click Export.

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4. Now go to the File Menu in Final Cut Pro and select Import XML. Locate and select the XML project you just created and click Open.

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Final Cut Pro will immediately bring in all of the audio you created in Audio Design Desk so you can continue editing.

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Premiere Pro

 
 

1. When you’d like to add sound to your edit, export your video in the file menu by selecting Export Media.

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2. Simply drag your video into Audio Design Desk and start creating.

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3. Once you’ve finished your sound pass, you can export your work as an .AAF or .XML.

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4. Make sure that the settings are set to Premiere XML. You can change other settings such as Rendering Regions with Effects or Including the Video, as well as choosing to Organize Timeline to prevent overlapping. Once the settings are to your liking, click Export.

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5. Now go to the File Menu in Premiere Pro and select Open Project. Locate and select the XML project you just created and click Open.

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Premiere Pro will immediately bring in all of the audio you created in Audio Design Desk so you can continue editing.

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Please let us know if you have any questions by contacting us at info@add.app.