How to Enable Audio Waveforms in the Final Cut Pro Timeline

Posted June 7, 2011 at 11:17am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 31719 views

These are instructions on how to display audio waveforms in the Final Cut Pro timeline.

Step One
Open your Final Cut project by selecting Open from the File menu.


Step Two
Click the tiny Right Arrow at the bottom left of your Timeline window and choose Show Audio Wavefrom from the popup menu that appears.


Step Three
Notice the audio waveform is now visible in your timeline.


Shortcut:
Option+Command+W will toggle the waveform on and off.

Permanent:
If you want to show audio waveforms for every new sequence created select User Preferences... from the Final Cut Pro menu at the top left of your screen.


Choose the Timeline Options tab.


Check the box called Show Audio Waveforms and click the OK button.

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