Remove Fan Noise from Audio

Edited by Djinu, Crystal, Eng

You're watching VisiHow. In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to remove the background fan noise generated when we have the microphone gain turned up too loud, and it captures the noise from the fan when we record. We're going to open up a file with fan noise.

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    To remove this noise, we click "Effects", hover over "Noise Reduction / Restoration" and click "Adaptive Noise Reduction"
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    We can press the play button to hear a preview of what it will sound like with the effect added
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    Move the play head to the beginning and click the power icon, then press the play button again to hear the clip without the effect
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    Press the power icon again to turn the effect on
    We can also play around the with settings to fine tune it, but we're pretty happy with the way it sounds.
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    Click "Apply"
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    This is how to remove the fan noise using the adaptive noise reduction in Adobe Audition
    If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the space below. Thank you.
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