Adobe Audition CC 2022: How To Generate Brown Noise

Description:
This tutorial will show you how to generate Brown Noise in Adobe Audition CC 2022 in both the Waveform & Multitrack Editor.  You will then learn how to export the noise as an MP3 file so you can overlay it on a video clip or use it in a creative project on social media.

00:21 Waveform View
00:38 Generate Brown Noise (Waveform Editor)
00:56 Duration of Noise (length of the clip)
01:15 Multitrack Session
01:38 Generate Noise (Multitrack)
02:00 Duration of Noise (Multitrack)
02:23 How To Export MP3 Files

What is brown noise?
Brown noise is considered a ‘warm’ and relaxing noise type and sounds like a waterfall or waves crashing and has more bass sound than some of the other noise types like pink or white noise.  

Keyboard Shortcuts:
New Audio File (Waveform View):
Shift + Cmd/Ctrl + N

New Multitrack Session:
Cmd/Ctrl + N

Software Used:
Adobe Audition CC 2022 (Click To Try or Buy)

How To Generate Brown Noise in the Waveform Editor:

  1. Open Adobe Audition
  2. Go to File…New Audio File (Shift + Cmd/Ctrl + N)
  3. Enter File Name (e.g. Brown Noise)
  4. Sample Rate: 48000
  5. Channels: Stereo
  6. Bit Depth: 32-Bit Float
  7. Click OK
  8. Go to the top menu and click on ‘Effects’
  9. Click on ‘Generate’…then ‘Noise’
  10. Click on the Presets drop-down menu
  11. Select ‘Brown Independent Channels’
  12. Select the Style you want (Independent Channels is the Default)
  13. Keep the Intensity & DC Offset at default unless you want to change
  14. Change the Duration amount if you want longer than 10 secs
  15. Click OK to Generate Noise
  16. Click Spacebar to Preview
  17. Copy + Paste if you need more noise or Generate New Noise clips

How To Generate Brown Noise in the Waveform Editor:

  1. Open Adobe Audition
  2. Go to File…New Multitrack Session (Cmd/Ctrl + N)
  3. Enter Session Name (e.g. Brown Noise)
  4. Choose Folder Destination to Save Multitrack Session
  5. Template: None 
  6. Sample Rate: 48000
  7. Channels: Stereo
  8. Bit Depth: 32-Bit Float
  9. Click OK
  10. Go to the top menu and click on ‘Effects’
  11. Click on ‘Generate’…then ‘Noise’
  12. Enter File Name (e.g. Brown Noise)
  13. Sample Rate: 48000
  14. Channels: Stereo
  15. Bit Depth: 32-Bit Float
  16. Click OK
  17. Click on the Presets drop-down menu
  18. Select ‘Brown Independent Channels’
  19. Select the Style you want (Independent Channels is the Default)
  20. Keep the Intensity & DC Offset at default unless you want to change
  21. Change the Duration amount if you want longer than 10 secs
  22. Click OK to Generate Noise and add to a track
  23. Press the Option or Alt Key and drag the clip to make copies

How To Export Brown Noise in the Multitrack Editor:

  1. Go to File…Export
  2. Select ‘Multitrack Mixdown’…Entire Session
  3. Enter File Name (e.g. Brown Noise Mixdown)
  4. Select Location on hard drive to save to
  5. Format: Select MP3
  6. Sample Type: Source Sample Rate, Source Channels, 32-bit
  7. New Sample Type: 48000 Hz Stereo, 32-bit
  8. Format Settings: MP3 128 Kbps CBR
  9. Mixdown Options: Entire Session, Mix (stereo), Embed Edit Original link data
  10. Check ‘Include markers and other metadata’
  11. Check ‘Open files after export’
  12. Click OK to export
  13. Locate MP3 file and preview the Brown Noise
  14. Open your video editor of choice and drop the audio clip on the video and relax!

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