Audition 3 Essential Training
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Understanding bit resolution


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Audition 3 Essential Training

with Bruce Williams

Video: Understanding bit resolution

Audition 3 Essential Training emphasizes audio theory and mixing, while explaining new features in Audition 3, MIDI, and ReWire functionality. Instructor Bruce Williams covers effects and forensic audio techniques, such as restoring sound gathered from vinyl and correcting poor audio, to mixing in surround sound. Home-recording enthusiasts, musicians, podcasters, radio production personnel, audio engineers, and anyone who wants to score his or her own home videos will find applicable in-depth tutorials in this package. Exercise files accompany the tutorial.
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  1. 19m 26s
    1. Welcome
      21s
    2. Using the exercise files
      1m 1s
    3. Understanding Audition's workflow
      4m 24s
    4. Using the new features in Edit view
      5m 21s
    5. Using the new features in Multitrack view
      4m 15s
    6. Understanding essential preferences
      4m 4s
  2. 19m 26s
    1. Understanding frequency
      2m 36s
    2. Using analogue audio
      2m 21s
    3. Understanding sample rate
      4m 2s
    4. Understanding bit resolution
      3m 47s
    5. Understanding dither
      3m 47s
    6. Understanding RMS vs. peak levels
      2m 53s
  3. 17m 29s
    1. Understanding the audio hardware dialog box
      1m 56s
    2. Creating a new file
      2m 43s
    3. Using timed record vs. instant record
      2m 18s
    4. All the save options
      4m 40s
    5. Managing workspaces
      5m 52s
  4. 20m 17s
    1. Managing files with Adobe Bridge
      3m 27s
    2. Understanding the File Info dialog box
      2m 13s
    3. Understanding XMP info
      1m 3s
    4. Importing audio files into Audition 3
      3m 45s
    5. Extracting audio from CD
      1m 42s
    6. Recording audio into Audition 3
      2m 51s
    7. Using the File Browser
      5m 16s
  5. 57m 10s
    1. Understanding the Edit View interface
      2m 20s
    2. Navigating the Edit View mode, part 1
      5m 14s
    3. Adjusting the clip amplitude
      2m 44s
    4. Fading clips
      1m 15s
    5. Working in the Top and Tail mode
      2m 10s
    6. Understanding channels
      2m 10s
    7. Changing selections
      2m 1s
    8. Undoing, redoing, copying, and pasting
      4m 1s
    9. Snapping
      3m 53s
    10. Using meters
      3m 40s
    11. Normalizing
      4m 30s
    12. Normalizing group waveform
      3m 56s
    13. Generating silence, noise, and tones
      3m 14s
    14. Bypassing automated voice systems with DTMF tones
      5m 0s
    15. Using Loop Play mode
      1m 40s
    16. Converting sample rate
      2m 46s
    17. Adjusting sample rate
      4m 9s
    18. Understanding amplitude statistics
      2m 27s
  6. 21m 19s
    1. Using the Spectral Frequency Display
      5m 10s
    2. Understanding the Spectral Pan Display
      3m 32s
    3. Understanding the Spectral Phase Display
      2m 3s
    4. Using the Spectral Controls panel
      3m 31s
    5. Changing an image file into audio
      2m 19s
    6. Using the Healing brush
      3m 7s
    7. Using the Effects paintbrush
      1m 37s
  7. 1h 28m
    1. Understanding amplitude and compression effects
      8m 22s
    2. Using delay and echo effects
      7m 43s
    3. Using filters and EQ effects
      5m 45s
    4. Using modulation effects
      2m 19s
    5. Using restoration effects
      6m 53s
    6. Using reverb effects
      5m 5s
    7. Using special effects
      6m 32s
    8. Using stereo imagery effects
      14m 34s
    9. Using time and pitch effects
      4m 58s
    10. Creating sounds from scratch
      14m 0s
    11. Adding and removing VST directory effects
      3m 50s
    12. Understanding the differences between DirectX and VST plugins
      3m 21s
    13. Setting Pre- and Post-roll preview
      1m 54s
    14. Loading effects into the Effects rack
      2m 54s
  8. 18m 49s
    1. Getting audio into the Multitrack view
      2m 27s
    2. Clip-naming conventions
      2m 23s
    3. Understanding tracks and busses
      2m 48s
    4. Editing clips in the Multitrack view
      4m 40s
    5. Scrubbing
      2m 23s
    6. Understanding time compression and expansion
      4m 8s
  9. 24m 43s
    1. Using the mixer panel
      3m 40s
    2. Routing and sending
      5m 16s
    3. Using automation
      6m 6s
    4. Applying effects
      2m 40s
    5. Locking tracks
      1m 54s
    6. Manipulating Track EQ
      3m 8s
    7. Exporting your mix
      1m 59s
  10. 10m 12s
    1. Understanding loopology
      2m 35s
    2. Editing loop properties in Edit view
      2m 50s
    3. Using loop files in MT view
      4m 47s
  11. 6m 24s
    1. Understanding ReWire
      46s
    2. Setting up ReWire
      2m 4s
    3. Seeing ReWire in action
      3m 34s
  12. 11m 17s
    1. Importing audio from video
      1m 27s
    2. Getting video into audition
      2m 47s
    3. Cleaning up your audio
      4m 0s
    4. Adding a soundtrack to your video
      3m 3s
  13. 8m 35s
    1. Understanding the interface
      1m 34s
    2. Assigning track outputs
      3m 19s
    3. Using pan envelopes
      2m 2s
    4. Previewing your 5.1 mix
      30s
    5. Exporting a multichannel mix
      1m 10s
  14. 17m 31s
    1. Understanding MIDI
      43s
    2. Understanding essential preferences
      1m 39s
    3. Understanding the interface
      2m 47s
    4. Setting up a VSTi
      1m 29s
    5. Using input and output channels
      1m 31s
    6. Working with notes
      1m 39s
    7. Editing notes
      3m 16s
    8. Using sequencer presets
      1m 4s
    9. Adding and removing MIDI sequencer tracks
      1m 17s
    10. Using a virtual keyboard
      1m 23s
    11. Exporting a MIDI file
      43s
  15. 7m 34s
    1. Using scripts
      3m 1s
    2. Understanding batch processing
      4m 33s
  16. 22m 51s
    1. Understanding the goal of the audio forensic engineer
      2m 21s
    2. Understanding the tools of the audio forensic engineer
      2m 15s
    3. Cleaning up a telephone call
      7m 4s
    4. Correcting sibilance problems
      2m 25s
    5. Understanding vinyl restoration
      3m 27s
    6. Recovering a real-world example
      5m 19s
  17. 15m 23s
    1. Preparing audio for CD
      8m 4s
    2. Importing tracks
      2m 17s
    3. Understanding track properties
      2m 43s
    4. Burning a CD
      2m 19s
  18. 10s
    1. Goodbye
      10s

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Audition 3 Essential Training emphasizes audio theory and mixing, while explaining new features in Audition 3, MIDI, and ReWire functionality. Instructor Bruce Williams covers effects and forensic audio techniques, such as restoring sound gathered from vinyl and correcting poor audio, to mixing in surround sound. Home-recording enthusiasts, musicians, podcasters, radio production personnel, audio engineers, and anyone who wants to score his or her own home videos will find applicable in-depth tutorials in this package. Exercise files accompany the tutorial.

Topics include:
  • Understanding sound frequency
  • Creating a new file and saving files
  • Extracting audio from other sources
  • Adjusting the clip amplitude
  • Understanding and using spectral displays
  • Amplitude and compression effects
  • Working in multitrack
  • Using the Mixer panel
  • Importing and editing audio from video
  • Creating surround-sound mixes
  • Automating tasks
  • Cleaning up bad audio with audio forensic methods
Subjects:
Audio + Music Video
Software:
Audition
Author:
Bruce Williams

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