Remove individual silences and pauses

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(Skip ahead to {2:00} to learn how to remove silences and pauses.)

Use the Editor to cut pauses, gaps, and silences from your recording. This can make your content feel faster-paced and more engaging. You can also set the pace to remove all silences at once.

Step by step

  1. On a computer, log in to your Riverside account.
  2. In the ☰ menu on the left, click the relevant Studio.
  3. Click the relevant recording.
  4. In the top right corner, click Edit and choose + Create new edit.
    Or scroll to Edits and click a Draft or magic-spark-icon.svg Magic Clip.
  1. In the transcript, click a silent moment like ••, or [represented by dots depending on the duration].
  2. On the menu, choose delete-remove_trash.svg Delete.
    The pause is removed from the timeline content.
    delete-pause-on-transcript.png

To bring back a pause, toggle on Show deleted text above the transcript. Then click the •• pause in the timeline or transcript and choose revert-edit.svg Restore. restore-pause-on-transcript.png

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