Edit the volume level of your video clip or audio file in a few easy steps.

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.

How to turn down the volume of a video clip

Note: This tutorial will help your turn down the volume or maximize the volume of your video clips and audio files. The instructions are the same for editing the volume on music and SFX files.

Step 1. Click on the audio tab

Click on the video in the timeline so it's highlighted green. Then, click on the audio tab on the right sidebar. Audio options will appear.

Step 2. Use the volume slider to change the volume intensity

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.

How to detach and delete your video's audio

You can also detach the audio from your video by clicking on the detach audio button.

Your video's audio will automatically detach and be placed under your video on the timeline as an MP3 file. Your audio will also automatically save to your device.

If you want to delete the audio, click on your audio file on the timeline so it's highlighted green. Next, click on the trash can button or delete on your keyboard.

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%. You can also use the undo and redo buttons.

Try it out

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

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