Remove filler words with Smooth Speech in Editor

Remove distracting filler words like "um", "so", "uh", from your recording to improve the flow of your conversation in a single click.

You can also remove or restore these sounds individually to find the sweet spot between thoughtful and rehearsed.

Step by step

Remove filler words

  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. At the top of the page, click Quick-Tools-menu_star.svg Magic tools.
  2. Next to smooth-filler-Magic-erase.svg Smooth speech, Click Apply.
    Filler words, like um, uh, and uh, are cut from the recording's timeline.

Restore all filler words

  1. At the top of the page, click Quick-Tools-menu_star.svg Magic tools.
  2. Under smooth-filler-Magic-erase.svg Smooth speech, click Revert to original
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Restore a specific filler word

  1. To restore or delete a specific filler word to the recording, find it in the transcript—represented by a filler-word-squiggle.svg symbol.
  2. Click the scribble symbol filler-word-squiggle.svg, and then select revert-edit.svg Restore.Screenshot 2024-06-06 at 13.47.47.png

Filler words are not cut out of the recording if they occur while someone is sharing their screen, a presentation, or a media board file.

You can apply Smooth Speech to all recordings created or uploaded after 10 May 2024.

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