Adobe Premiere Pro: Import Audio

Import Audio

This video shows how to import audio recordings from the Zoom H4 onto a computer and how to record on the Zoom H4 using a Shure PG58 microphone, a Sennheiser shotgun microphone and a lavaliere wireless microphone. All of the equipment shown in the video is available for checkout at the Media Resources Center.

Recording A Voiceover in Adobe Premiere Pro

Connect a USB mic to the computer

Open System Preferences. Under Sound, set your Output to “headphones,” and set your Input to “USB”

Open Adobe Premiere Pro.

In Premiere Pro > Preferences > Audio Hardware, change the setting to Default Device "System Default Input/Output" and click OK.

 In your timeline, right-click on the audio track header on the left, and select Add Tracks…

In the Add Tracks menu, set the placement of the track and change the track type to Mono. Click Ok.


In the Source Viewer, go to the Audio Mixer tab. On the track you just created (Audio 1 on the far left), click R to enable recording on this track.


At the bottom of this window, click the Record button to enable recording globally. You will see a region appear on the audio track you selected to record.



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