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Generating a Lip-sync Detection

There are three places where you can perform a lip-sync detection:

Timeline and Xsheet Views
Generating a Lip-sync Detection
Layer Properties View

Timeline and Xsheet Views

To generate a sound detection for your lip-sync using the Xsheet or Timeline view:

1. To show the mouth chart letters, if they are not already present in the Xsheet view,right-click on the sound column and select Lip-Sync > Sound Display > Mouth Shapes from the pop-up menu.
2. In the Xsheet view or Timeline view, right-click on the sound layer's cells and select Lip-Sync > Auto Lip-Sync Detection. You can also select Animation > Lip-Sync > Auto Lip-Sync Detection from the top menu.

Harmony analyzes the selected sound clips and assigns a lip-sync letter to each frame. The X markers in the frame are replaced by these designated letters.

Sound Element Editor

To generate a sound detection for your lip-sync using the Sound Element Editor:

1. Double-click the sound layer name in the Timeline view or the sound column header in the Xsheet view to open the Sound Element editor.
2. In Sound Element panel, select the waveform you want to generate the mouth chart for.
3. Right-click on the sound file and select Auto Lip-Sync Detection.

A progress bar appears while Harmony analyzes the selected sound clips and assigns a lip-sync letter to each sound cell.

Layer Properties View

To generate a sound detection for your lip-sync using the Layer Properties view:

1. In the Timeline or Xsheet view, select your sound layer.
2. In the Layer Properties, click Detect.

A progress bar appears while Harmony analyzes the selected sound clips and assigns a lip-sync letter to each sound cell.

Related Topics 

Manual Lip-sync
Mapping the Lip-Sync Detection
Modifying the Lip-sync