Removing clicks & pops
The click removal effect can automatically remove clicks across an entire track.
The Click Removal Effect Dialog
To use it:
- 1.Select the audio you want to remove the clicks from. Tip:
- 2.Go to Effect > Noise Removal and Repair > Click Removal
- 3.Set the threshold and max spike width. The default should work in most cases. You can preview the effect to get a feel of how it'll affect the track.
- 4.Click OK to apply the effect.
- The Click Removal effect requires a somewhat large audio selection (4096 samples) to function. It may not work when selecting single clicks.
- If you have rapid soft clicks (such as the crackling of Vinyl), using Noise Reductionmay work better.
The Repair effect can be used to repair short clicks. To use it:
- 1.Select a short (max 128 samples) part of audio. Tip: You can set the selection clocks in the bottom toolbar to display start and length of the selection, and change the clocks to display samples rather than milliseconds.
- 2.Go to Effect > Noise Removal and Repair > Repair.
In most cases, having brief amounts of silence is preferable to loud clicks, so completely muting clicks is a valid strategy if other methods fail. For this, simply select the click and press the
Silence button (Shortcut: