So, I have nested some audio tracks and now the nested sequences look like this:

picture of sequneces with no visible waveform

How do I get premiere to display my waveforms in the timeline again? Because this is not very helpful ... to say the least.


When you nest a sequence with more than one audio clip, your nested sequence will not have a single waveform to reference.

To generate the waveforms you must select the nested sequence and go to Sequence > Render Audio in the top menu bar.

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  • is there some way to do that in the background? Premiere wants me to sit there for 1,5 h ... – CrazyQwert Feb 28 '18 at 20:15
  • Not that I know of, sorry. You might want to check the bitrate of your track audio and project audio match as Premiere will spend extra time converting the bitrate with 'Audio Render'. – Ambo100 Feb 28 '18 at 20:32

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