Edit the volume of your video clip in a few easy steps. All you have to do is adjust the volume percentage.

You can also add a fade-in or fade-out effect to a video or audio clip – to learn more about fading, see: how to add transitions and fades.

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Turning down the volume of a video

Step 1. Drag and drop the video into the timeline

Drag and drop the video from the media library into the timeline.

User dragging and dropping video onto the timeline

Step 2. Select the video in the timeline and click on the Audio tab

Click on the video in the timeline to select it. Once the video is highlighted green on the timeline, editing options will appear above the video preview. Click on the Audio editing option.

User clicking the audio editing tab above the video preview

Step 3. Drag the Track volume slider to the left

In the Audio tab, drag the TRACK VOLUME slider down to the desired percentage. The video volume will automatically be 100%. Either drag left for lower volume or right for higher volume.

User dragging the slider left and right to edit volume

Step 5. Close the menu

Once you are finished adjusting, simply close the menu by clicking away anywhere else in the editor.

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Turning down an audio or music track

This works the same way as turning down the volume of video clips.

Simply add the audio clip to your timeline, then select it (click it so it is outlined): 

Close up of video editor timeline with video and audio seperate

Then go to the Audio menu at the top and drag the TRACK VOLUME slider to the left to set it at the volume you prefer.

Close up of audio volume at 100%

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Undoing a change

You can return the video or audio clip to its original volume at any time by selecting it in the timeline again and moving the slider back to 100%.

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Try it out

Ready to get started? Head straight to Clipchamp to try it out for yourself:

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