Adobe Audition CC 2022: Open & Import Audio Files (5 Different Ways)

Description:
This tutorial will show you 5 different methods to Open & Import Audio files in Adobe Audition CC 2022 and what is the difference between open & import.

Keyboard Shortcuts: 

  • Open Audio Files (Cmd/Ctrl + O)

  • Import Audio Files (Cmd/Ctrl + i)

Chapters:
00:05  Intro: What you will learn
00:19  How To Open & Import Audio Files (Icons)
01:00  How To Open & Import Audio Files (File Menu)
01:09  How To Open & Import Audio Files (Media Browser)
01:33  How To Open & Import Audio Files (Drag & Drop)
01:42  How To Open & Import Audio Files (Double-Click Files Panel)
02:03  Open vs. Import (What’s the difference?)
02:29  Open Files (Cmd/Ctrl + O)
02:52  Import Files (Cmd/Ctrl + i)

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

How To Open & Import Audio Files (Icons)

  1. Go to Files Panel in the top-left
  2. Look for folder icons
  3. Click the left folder to Open
  4. Click the right folder with Arrow to Import
  5. Finder or Explorer will open
  6. Locate and select an audio file(s) 
  7. Click ‘Open’ to Open or Import

How To Open & Import Audio Files (File Menu)

  1. Go to Files Menu at the top
  2. Select Open (Cmd/Ctrl + O) or,
  3. Select Import…File (Cmd/Ctrl + i)
  4. Finder or Explorer will open
  5. Locate and select an audio file(s) 
  6. Click ‘Open’ to Open or Import

How To Open & Import Audio Files (Media Browser)

  1. Go to Media Browser (Windows…Media Browser if the panel is not open)
  2. Navigate to the drive and location of audio files
  3. Double-click to open or drag & drop to import or,
  4. Right-click and choose ‘Open File’

How To Open & Import Audio Files (Drag & Drop)

  1. Open Finder or Explorer on the computer
  2. Locate audio files to import
  3. Drag & Drop onto Files Panel

How To Open & Import Audio Files (Double-Click Files Panel)

  1. Go to Files Panel in the top-left
  2. Double-click in any blank space in the panel
  3. Finder or Explorer will open
  4. Locate and select an audio file(s) 
  5. Click ‘Open’ to Open or Import

What is the difference between Open & Import Audio Files?

  • Open will add files to Files Panel & Open in the Waveform Editor replacing any open file
  • Import will add files to Files Panel, but not Open in Waveform Editor or replace open files

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