· By Ankita Pravin
How to Remove Background Noise from Video 📹🎙️
Is there an app to remove background noise from a video? How do I remove unwanted background noise from a video? Before you embark on the journey of cleaning up your video's audio, identifying the type of background noise is crucial. This article unveils the tools and techniques used by professionals to eliminate distracting background noise from your videos, ensuring you have top-notch audio quality.
📸 **With more and more video content being created every day**, it's harder than ever to get your content noticed. Nothing turns viewers away faster than audio that has distracting background noise.
Taking care to remove background noise from your video will not only eliminate distractions but will make your content appear more professional overall. In this article, I’ll share some of the tools and techniques I use to remove background noise from video. If you need a guide to the post-production process from beginning to end including adding sound effects and music, check out the audio post-production workflow guide to get started.
📲 **Is there an app to remove background noise from a video?**
While some programs claim to remove background noise with a single button press, the results often fall short of professional standards. To achieve pristine audio, you'll need a combination of tools tailored to your specific noise issues.
🎛️ **How do I remove unwanted background noise from a video?**
You have several options for removing background noise from a video, including re-recording audio, using plugins and apps, and editing your audio to reduce noise. iZotope RX offers a range of modules to target various noise types, such as steady background noise, intermittent noise, excess reverb, and more.
🔊 **Before you begin: Identify the type of background noise**
The first step is identifying the type of background noise you want to remove, as this will guide your approach. Common audio problems include steady background noises like hums or hisses, intermittent noises like rustling clothing or barking dogs, artifacts such as pops and clicks, and room sounds like excessive reverb.
**How to remove steady background noise from video**
My go-to tool for removing constant or steady background noise from video clips is **RX Spectral De-noise**. Here's a simplified guide:
1. Open the audio in RX Audio Editor or RX Spectral De-noise in your DAW.
2. Select a few seconds of audio containing only the steady background noise you want to remove.
3. Click "Learn" to sample the audio.
4. Select a bit of audio containing both the audio to remove and the audio to preserve.
5. Adjust the threshold and reduction settings.
6. When satisfied, render the audio.
**How to remove intermittent background noise from video**
Intermittent noises often require spot treatment, but **Dialogue Isolate** can work wonders, especially in scenes with a lot of dialogue. Here's a simplified guide:
1. Open the audio file in RX Audio Editor or use Dialogue Isolate as a plugin.
2. Use the Preset Manager in Dialogue Isolate to audition presets.
3. Adjust the Sensitivity and Ambience Preservation to your liking.
4. When satisfied, render the audio.
For more complex noise issues, **Spectral Repair** can help you select and attenuate or repair specific noise components while preserving ambient noise.
The key to successfully removing background noise is to identify the issues and apply the right tools. With these tools and techniques at your disposal, you'll be creating professional-sounding content in no time. For more tips on cleaning up audio, whether it's music, podcasts, or anything else, check out this comprehensive guide to removing background noise. 🎧🎬🔇