Exporting Audio from Adobe Audition to WAV Format

Adobe Audition, a powerful digital audio editing software, offers a comprehensive set of tools for creating, editing, and exporting audio files. Among its supported formats, WAV stands out for its high quality, wide compatibility, and lossless compression. This makes it an ideal choice for exporting high-fidelity audio projects.


Before you begin exporting audio to WAV format in Adobe Audition, ensure that you have:

  1. Adobe Audition software: Either the standalone version or the subscription-based Creative Cloud plan.
  2. Audio project: The audio project you want to export to WAV format.

Exporting Audio to WAV Format:

  1. Open the Project: Launch Adobe Audition and open the audio project you want to export.
  2. Navigate to File Menu: Click on the “File” menu in the top menu bar.
  3. Select “Export”>>”Export Audio”: This will open the Export Audio dialog box.
  4. Choose Target Format: In the “Format” drop-down list, select “WAV (PCM)” as the desired export format.
  5. Set Audio Settings: Adjust the following audio settings as needed:
  • Sample Rate: The sample rate determines the frequency at which audio is sampled. A higher sample rate results in higher fidelity audio.
  • Bit Depth: The bit depth determines the precision of each audio sample. A higher bit depth results in a wider dynamic range and a smoother signal response.
  • Channel Count: The channel count determines the number of audio channels. For stereo audio, select “2 Channels.”
  • Dithering: Dithering helps to reduce quantization noise, which can occur when audio is compressed. Select “None” for lossless compression or “High Quality” for a balance between quality and file size.

6. Set Destination: Click on the “Browse” button to locate the desired destination folder for your exported WAV file.

7. Save File: Enter a file name for your WAV file in the “File Name” field. Click the “Save” button to export the audio project to WAV format.

Additional Considerations:

  1. Normalization: Normalization adjusts the volume of your audio to a specific level. This ensures consistent playback across different devices and software.
  2. Peak Detection: Peak detection identifies the highest amplitude points in your audio, which can help you avoid clipping or distortion.
  3. Metadata: Add metadata to your WAV file, such as track title, artist, album, and genre, for better organization and compatibility.
  4. Crossfading: Apply crossfading between audio clips to smoothly blend their transitions, eliminating abrupt changes in volume or audio quality.

By following these steps and considering additional settings, you can efficiently export your Adobe Audition projects to WAV format, ensuring high-quality audio for various applications.

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