About Adobe Audition

Adobe Audition is an editing solution designed to help professionals in schools, universities and businesses create, edit, restore and mix audio files. Administrators can use waveform scaling to control on-clip gain adjustments, reverb background noises and match loudness across music files according to requirements.

Using the Essential Sound panel, businesses can develop envelops to duck music behind audio clips, unify volume levels, add special effects and repair sound. It lets teachers utilize Adobe Sensei's machine learning technology to create remixes of files and produce a shorter version of the original collection.

Adobe Audition is available as a part of Adobe Creative Cloud and is offered on a stand-alone basis. ...


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Supported Operating System(s):

Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8, Windows 10

83 Reviews of Adobe Audition

Average User Ratings

Overall

4.54 / 5 stars

Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

4.5

Customer support

4.0

Functionality

4.5

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April 2021

Thomas from Self-employed

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 1 employee

Industry: Entertainment

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

2.0

Functionality

4.0

April 2021

My favourite audio editor

Pros

It has a clean and attractive interface. It has powerful audio features and effects, and is compatible with most popular plug-ins.

Cons

Adobe software is pretty expensive. And it does crash from time to time.

Reasons for Switching to Adobe Audition

For most uses, it's difficult to recommend paying for Audition over the free Audacity. But for me it's worth it for the slightly more intuitive workflow.

February 2021

Samuel from Fuse13

Company Size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Professional Training & Coaching

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

4.0

Functionality

5.0

February 2021

Simple, intuitive and does what its supposed to.

17 years using this for audio production for radio and podcasts. I have thought it in college and students love it once they get used to it. It is simply a genius piece of software and you can transform audio that is of low quality with a few tweaks here and there.

Pros

Whether you are looking for a simple audio edit or a complex multitrack session Adobe Audition has it all. I've been using this since it was called Cool Edit Pro in 2004 and it only gets better with age. Once you get part the overwhelming feature rich UX you are going to love this software.

Cons

It does have quite an extensive amount of features and therefore it can have quite a steep learning curve. Probably not the best software for the none techie who isn't intimidated by loads of buttons and options. Apart from this, I love Audition.

Reasons for Choosing Adobe Audition

It was free and more suited to the audio editing environment, whilst Pro Tools is better for music production, in my humble opinion.

Reasons for Switching to Adobe Audition

Lacking in features and the UX seemed kind of outdated at the time.

November 2021

Garry from RotR

Company Size: 1 employee

Industry: Consumer Services

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

3.0

Functionality

5.0

November 2021

Audition - stellar audio editing tool

Very positive. Audition has facilitated the clean up of a thousand thousand tracks. Be it removing amp noise from a headbangers Marshall stack to tightening up the timing of a snare - it works

Pros

The ease of use is the main draw. It simply works how you expect it to work.

Cons

Earlier versions of Audition integrated directly with my DAW. For reasons unknown to me that stopped at about the time of version 3 being released. To be fair, the DAW mfg may be the problem here.

Reasons for Choosing Adobe Audition

I was familiar with Cool Edit so Audition was the incumbant

Reasons for Switching to Adobe Audition

I believe Cool Edit became Audition

July 2021

Ali from NeverSleep Games

Company Size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Computer Networking

Time Used: Less than 6 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

2.0

Value for money

3.0

Customer support

3.0

Functionality

3.0

July 2021

A light digital audio workstation - good for simple projects and lots of free sound effects.

Adobe Audition is fine for simpler use cases - for adding sound effects to podcasts and vlogs or simple videos, it's a perfectly good choice. And it's huge library of sounds is very much appreciated. However, for any in depth audio creation or sound composition, it is easily outclassed by most other audio workstations, including Logic Pro, FL and Cubase.

Pros

What I like most about Adobe Audition is its genuinely vast library of royalty-free sound effects, which can be easily acquired and dragged/dropped into an audio project. What also helps is that all of these sound effects that are freely available to use are high quality - something very rarely found in such a simple manner. Often free sound effects vary greatly in quality, so it is great to have so many good quality samples ready to go.

Cons

There are a couple of issues with Adobe Audition. Firstly, because of the sheer amount of good quality useable samples, it can actually be a problem taking the time to sift through them and find which one is most appropriate - merely a problem of having too many options, which isn't a bad problem to have, but it can slow down the process. Secondly, Audition is fairly restricted in its usability. For simpler audio projects (such as adding in a few sound effects to a pre-recorded track - perhaps a podcast or vlog) it is perfectly acceptable, but for any kind of composition or detailed audio creation, it appears to be lacking in features that other audio workstations have as standard. Logic Pro would be a superior choice, but it comes with a bigger price tag.

August 2021

Forrest from The Best 5 Minute Wine Podcast

Company Size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Broadcast Media

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

August 2021

Do It!

If I have any issues I go to the Adobe website faqs or Youtube for advice.

Pros

Adobe Audition is the premiere audio editing software. From expert to the beginner it allows you to use it to do simple editing to complicated multi-layered tracks.

Cons

The cost can be a bit high when your first learning but it will pay off as you become more of an expert.