This is a step guided tutorial on how to remove vocals from a song using adobe audition. With the song of your choice selected and open in audition, click on effects racks/stereo imagery/center channel extractor.
Also make sure that you select the range with in the track that you would like the vocals to be removed from. With that being said refer to the image below.(Click to enlarge the image)
Next we will proceed with removing the vocals from this particular track. There will be a mini box that should open up and at the top right corner, you should see presets and it should be defaulted to custom. This needs to be changed, so click here and you should get a menu box, scroll down and click vocal remove. (refer to the image below)
One of the things I find great about this version of adobe audition is its ability to keep the bass of the track after striping away the vocals. In any older version of audition, removing the vocals from a track will slightly distort the sound and remove the bass from the range of area selected, in addition this will require more editing to fix. This saves more time and trouble trying to add the bass back.
But anyway, proceed by applying these effects. To apply the effects made click apply at the bottom left side of the program. Please view the image below for reference.
After removing the vocals and applying the effects, you may want to play the track and hear the changes made.
Now if you would like to export this as an mp3 or other source to listen to on a portal device etc. On the top there will be a toolbar click “File” then “Export” and finally “File”. Refer to the image below. A mini box should open, from here you may save this file as an mp3 to whichever destination you would like on your computer, for example the desktop.
Here’s a youtube video for more information.