How to Remove Echo from Video [Complete Guide📗]

Say goodbye to annoying echoes and hello to exceptional sound clarity in your videos. In this post, you'll learn 5 popular ways to remove echo from video.

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Updated on Mar 05, 2024

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Key Takeaways

🚩 To echo vocals from a video with EaseUS VideoKit, download and launch it on your device, then go to Video Editor > Add Files to input your file. In the Audio section, enable Remove Bbackgroound noise. After that, click Save > Export.

🚩 To remove echo from video in Premiere Pro: Import the video with echo into it, search for DeReverb in the Effects panel, click DeReverb, and drag it onto the timeline. After an Effect Control section pops out, click Edit. Then, you may see a Clip Fx Editor; use the slider to adjust.

🚩To remove echo from video with Adobe Audition: Input your file, go to Effects, navigate to Noise Reduction/Restoration, and choose the DeReverb option. Slide the slider to adjust the effect after you see a pop-up box.

When echoes appear in a video, they can reduce the clarity of the audio, distract viewers' attention, lower audience engagement, and even lead to misunderstandings when conveying information. These negative effects highlight the importance of not only avoiding echoes during audio recording but also learning how to remove echo from video files. The following article will introduce five methods for removing echoes from videos.

Below is the table presenting our test data.

Methods Effectiveness Difficulty
EaseUS VideoKit Remove echoes with one click and high accuracy Super easy
Premiere Pro Offer reliable echo removal with a complicated process Easy
Adobe Audition Offer high-quality echo removal with over 3 steps Easy
Audacity Offer basic echo removal Easy
VEED Offer quick echo removal online Easy

Part 1. Remove Echo from Video with EaseUS VideoKit

You might be looking for a tool that provides the best results quickly, and EaseUS VideoKit is a perfect fit for your needs. This tool utilizes advanced AI technology to automatically identify and separate various types of noise in audio and video, including echo.

If you have more editing requirements, this free video editing software with no watermark also allows you to add effects, background music, remove vocals, create GIFs, and more. With just a simple click, you can achieve satisfying results.

Download EaseUS VideoKit to take the first step in removing echo.

Here are the steps to remove echo using it:

Step 1. Download and launch EaseUS VideoKit.

easeus videokit

Step 2. Go to "Video Editor" > "Add Files" and browse your videos.

add files

Step 3. Enter the editing interface, and in the "Audio" section, enable "Remove background noise".

enable remove background noise

Step 4. Click "Save" > "Export".


📺If you prefer to view the process in the form of a video, there is a related YouTube video available.

  • 0:10 Check out presets
  • 0:36 Getting started
  • 0:50 DeReverb effect
  • 1:24 Parametric equalizer
  • 2:58 Dynamics and AutoGate

Part 2. Remove Echo from Video in Premiere Pro

Premiere Pro, as a veteran member of the video editing industry, also performs exceptionally well in echo removal. It offers a built-in tool called DeReverb, which allows users to directly remove echo from audio. Similarly, users can adjust the parameters to find the best effect.

Here is a guide on how to remove echo in Premiere Pro:

Step 1. Import the Video with Echo

Launch Adobe Premiere Pro and import the video file into it, then drag it onto the timeline.

premiere pro import video with echo

Step 2. Navigate to DeReverb

Search for "DeReverb" in the "Effects" panel at the top of the interface, or click "Effects" and find "Noise Reduction/Restoration" > "DeReverb" from the dropdown menu.

premiere pro navigate to dereverb

Step 3. Apply DeReverb

Click on "DeReverb" and drag it onto the timeline. An "Effect Control" section will appear on the top-left corner of your interface.

premiere pro apply dereverb

Step 4. Edit Your File

Click "Edit" near "Custom Setup," and a "Clip Fx Editor" window will pop up. Use the slider below your clip to adjust the amount of DeReverb from 10% to 100%. When you slide it to 100%, the echo in the audio will disappear.

premiere pro edit file

Please be cautious when adjusting this parameter as setting it too high can reduce audio quality.

Once you're satisfied with the level of DeReverb, you can make further adjustments to the audio, such as compression and EQ. If you need more detailed tutorials, the following article below may be helpful to you

Part 3. Remove Echo from Video with Adobe Audition

Adobe Audition's echo removal feature is highly praised for its ability to effectively reduce or eliminate echo and reverb from audio recordings. Used also as a vocal remover app, it also allows users to preview the echo removal effect in real time, enabling immediate adjustments. Simultaneously, it minimizes the introduction of unwanted artifacts while removing echo, thus preserving the overall audio quality.

Here is a guide to use Adobe Audition:

Step 1. Open Adobe Audition and import your file, then go to "Effects" and click it to open a dropdown list.

Step 2. Navigate to the "Noise Reduction/ Restoration", and choose the "DeReveb" option.

adobe audition dereverb

Step 3. Then, you will see a pop-up box that looks like this. The easiest method is to adjust the effect applied to the audio track by sliding the bottom slider. You can play the audio while moving the slider to make immediate adjustments.

adobe audition apply dereverb

After achieving the desired effect, you can go to "File" and click "Save As" to save the file.

Part 4. Remove Echo from Video with Audacity

Audacity is a free application used to edit audio files and is available for both Windows and Macs. Among its many features such as separating vocals, removing background noise from audio, and recording audio, one of the most useful functions is its ability to reduce echo. While it may not be possible to completely eliminate echo using Audacity, it can significantly reduce it.

Follow the below steps to finish echo removal:

Step 1. Open your file and double-click to select your audio track, or use CTRL+A on Windows or CMD+A on Mac to select your file.

Step 2. From the "Effects" dropdown menu, choose "Noise Removal and Repair," then select "Noise Reduction." In the window that pops out, choose "Noise Gate."

audacity choose noise gate

Step 3. Adjust the frequency you want to gate in the window that appears. Once you are satisfied with the previewed results, click "Apply" to apply the effect and complete the echo removal.

audacity adjust  frequency

Part 5. Remove Echo from Video Online

VEED is an online tool that offers a collection of tools, including removing vocals, eliminating background noise, video editing, screen recording, and adding sound effects to video. It leverages AI technology to automatically analyze and separate background music from videos. With VEED, you can remove wind noise, rain sounds, traffic noise, humming sounds, and more.

Removing echo with VEED is relatively straightforward and simple.

Step 1. Visit to access its background noise removal tool.

Step 2. Click on "Upload a File" and select your clip or audio to upload.

veed upload file

Step 3. Proceed to "Settings" and scroll down to locate the audio section. Then, click on the "Clean Audio" option to complete the process.

veed apply clean audio

To Sum up

In the above content, we discussed five methods to remove echo from your videos. With just a few simple steps and multiple adjustments, you can achieve clean audio. If you have no prior experience in audio editing, you can start by trying EaseUS VideoKit. It supports all types of audio and video files and offers excellent video and audio editing features.

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FAQs About Removing Echo from Video

If you still have questions about this topic, the following section provides answers to some frequently asked questions by users.

1. Is there a way to remove echo from audio?

Yes, there are various methods to remove or reduce echo from audio recordings. Audacity's Noise Gate, Adobe Audition, and Premiere Pro's DeReverb feature, as well as some echo removal tools like VEED, can remove echo from the audio.

2. What app removes echo from recording?

Some popular apps like Audacity, Adobe Audition, EaseUS VideoKit, and iZotope RX can all remove echo from recordings and enhance audio quality.

3. How do I get rid of echo in iMovie?

You just need to apply the "Reduce background noise" effect under "Noise Reduction and Equalizer" in iMovie to successfully remove the echo.

4. Can you remove the echo in Audacity?

Yes, you can simply apply its "Noise Gate" feature to reduce echo in the audio. To use it, follow these steps: Go to "Effects" > "Noise Removal and Repair" > "Noise Reduction." Next, select "Noise Gate" and adjust the settings as needed to complete the echo removal process.

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