When Adobe Premiere Pro Audio Output Headphones Not Working
Adobe Premiere Pro Headphones Not Working
Note: While you can use the computer built-in microphone to record you voice over, you will most likely want to use a USB headset or microphone to reduce room noise while recording.
Setting up the Audio Hardware Such as Microphone
Plug the USB headset or microphone into your computer. Navigate to the Audio System Preferences (Apple>System Preferences>Sound).
Under the Tab: Input tab, select the USB headset or microphone (Each model was labeled differently) and adjust the input volume with de horizontal slider.
Try to Speak into the microphone while adjusting the slider and aim to get the meter in the upper 3/4 range.
Under the Output tab, Select the USB headset or microphone.
Back into Adobe Premiere Pro, Then go to Premiere Pro>Preferences>Audio Hardware.
Set the Default Device pull down menu to your USB headset (Each model of headset is labeled differently )
How to Create a New Audio Track in Adobe Premiere Pro
To record audio songs or voice over, you should / better use Adobe Audition.
But if you want to record a simple voice naration recordings, you may also use Adobe Premiere Pro.
But the features are not best as complete as Adobe Audition.
At the menu go to Sequence>Add tracks. In this pop up window – create new video and audio tracks. Add “0” video tracks and “1” Audio track.
Note: The placement option. In this case it will be placed after the Audio track 3.
Make sure the track type is set not to stereo but mono (USB headset is mono microphone).
How to Record the Voice Over Adobe Premiere Pro
In the Menu go to Window>Audio Mixer>your current sequence.
Here you will see all of the audio tracks in your sequence.
In the newly created track click the ‘R’ button to enables recording on that track.
Optional: Clicking the ‘S’ button will mute all other audio tracks (A.K.A. Solo)
So you willn’t hear them while recording and clicking the “M” button will mute the voice over track and you willn’t hear your own voice while recording.
It can be distracting.
Optional: You can enable ‘Meter Input(s) Only’ in the small pull down menu.
Located in the upper right corner of the Audio Mixer.
This will allow you to see the audio levels from the microphone and make adjustments to your voice or the System Audio Preferences to get the optimal recording level. Aim for 0 dB.
Click the red ‘R’ record button at the bottom of the audio mixer window to place Premiere Pro into Record standby mode.
Move the playhead in the timeline to where you would like the recording to start.
In the Audio Mixer window click the Play button at bottom of the window to start recording.
Click the Stop button to stop recording.
The recording will be placed in the timeline and in your Project window.