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Select sounds in specific frequency ranges

Select sounds in specific frequency ranges.

In the toolbar, select the Marquee Selection tool. Then drag a selection around an artifact in the spectral display. Press the spacebar to preview your selection. If it needs fine-tuning, position the cursor over a selection edge, and drag. As you drag, note the range of selected frequencies in the status bar.

If you want to preview selections in the context of surrounding audio, use the preroll and postroll options in Adobe Audition. (To configure these options, right-click the Play or Play To End button in the transport controls.) Note that when you preview a marquee selection, you hear all frequencies in the same range of time, not just those in the selection. To instead preview only frequencies in the selection, choose Edit > Copy To New.