⌘ + B“Split” or “Break” is used to separate a region. This can be used to quickly select areas that later can be removed or moved.
Split - selection
⌘ + B"Split selection” is used to separate a region. This can be used to quickly select areas that later can be removed or moved.
Backspace"Delete/clear - region” is used when editing out audio. In this case an entire region. Use this for removing entire blocks of audio.
Delete - selection
Backspace"Delete or Clear - selection” is used when editing out audio. In this case a selection of audio. This could be a single word, a breath or a sentence.
Cut - selection
⌘ + X"Cut selection" is used when editing out a selection of audio. This could be a single word, a breath or a sentence.
Cut - region
⌘ + X"Cut region” is used when editing out audio. In this case an entire region. Use this for removing entire blocks of audio. This could be a single sentence, an entire interview or an audio bed.
⌘ + C“Copy” will add the selection to the program memory and can be pasted or inserted later. This can be used to copy a breath or ambience.
⌘ + V"Paste” is used when placing audio in on top of existing audio This can be used to replace sections of the current audio.
Paste in selection
⌘ + V"Paste in selection" is used when placing audio in a selection. This can be used for adding ambience or music to a specific area.
⌘ + I"Insert" is used when inserting audio in front of existing audio. This can be used to move words and sentences in front of the current audio.
Shift + ⌘ + V "Replace" is used to replace audio. This can be used to replace for example a short breath with a longer breath.
⌘ + D"Duplicate" is used to duplicate a region or selection. This can be used for for making music loops or duplicating ambience.
⌘ + right arrow“Insert Silence” is used to insert room into the edit.
⌘ + left arrow“Delete Silence” is used to delete blank room in the edit.
“Edit silence” is used for moving regions in the workspace
Selection - remove
EscClear any selection by pressing the ESC key or double-clicking in a empty area in the workspace
Split a stereo file into two mono files
Select - gap
Triple-click Select the empty space between two regions
⌘+ SSave your session
Shift + ⌘ + SSave a version of your session
Link tracks together. Unlink them at any time.
shift + ctrl + right arrow (left arrow) Use "Insert special" when editing Phone interviews with overlapping audio.
shift + mouse dragUse the Marquee tool to select regions in Hindenburg.
shift + ctrl + right arrow (left arrow) Snap the regions to point of interest; playhead, markers, end lines.. Select a region or regions and use the shortcut.
Select all to end
⌘ + Alt + Click Region Select all regions on all tracks that follow the current region.
Region Cut (aka The Lasse Edfast)
Shift + ⌘ + XThe Cut edit will only affect the region - not the entire track
Shuffle Trim (Slip Edit)
shift + ⌘ + MouseMove the edit point without breaking the edit apart
Slide audio inside region
Shift + ⌘ + MouseSliding the audio inside the region
Add sequence to clipboard
Shift + ⌘ + Alt + Group numberAdd a sequence of regions or clips to the clipboard.
ctrl + MMute a single or multiple regions
Option + Cmd + MouseWith Time Stretch it’s possible to make the audio slightly shorter or longer
Top & Tail
Q & WThis editing feature lets you easily cut the top & tail of any region.
Shift + ⌘+ MNeed to tidy up the many edits you have done? Now you can merge them all together to one smart region. This is all non destructive and editable.