How to Delete Audio in Premiere Pro: A Step-by-Step Guide

Editing audio in video content is an essential aspect of content creation, and Adobe Premiere Pro offers a robust platform with advanced features for editing audio in your videos. We often come across the need to delete audio from video clips, and Premiere Pro provides an easy-to-use platform to achieve that. In this blog post, we will tackle the step-by-step process of how to delete audio in Premiere Pro.

Step 1: Import Your Video

The first step to deleting audio in Premiere Pro is importing the video you want to edit. To do this, open the Project panel and select ‘Import.’ Next, navigate to the location where your video file is saved and select it.

Step 2: Drag the Video Clip to the Timeline

Once you have imported the video clip, drag it to the timeline, which is located at the bottom of the screen. The timeline is where you make edits to your video, and Premiere Pro offers a user-friendly interface that simplifies the process.

Step 3: Right-click on the Audio

Right-click on the video clip in the timeline, and select ‘Unlink’ from the options provided. This action will separate the audio from the video, freeing it up for editing.

Step 4: Delete the Audio

Select the audio in the timeline and press the delete key or right-click and select ‘Clear’ from the options provided. To ensure that the audio has been deleted, play the video and check if the audio is still present.

Step 5: Export Your Edited Video

Once you have successfully deleted the audio from your video, you can export the edited video by navigating to ‘File’ and selecting ‘Export.’ Next, choose the format you want the video to be exported in and set the output destination, and you’re done.

Additional Tips and Tricks

– To delete multiple audio tracks within a video, you can select them all and delete them at once.

– To adjust the length of your audio, you can drag the endpoint or endpoint of the audio within the timeline.

– If you want to mute audio in a specific part of the video only, you can split the clip into two and delete the audio on the clip you want to mute.

– Premiere Pro also offers advanced features for editing audio, such as controlling levels and adjusting EQ.


In conclusion, deleting audio in Premiere Pro is a simple process that can be accomplished in just a few clicks. Premiere Pro offers a user-friendly platform that simplifies the process and offers advanced features for editing audio in your video content. With the step-by-step process outlined in this blog post, you can successfully delete audio from your video clips, giving you more control over your video content.

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