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Looking at preferences in the Other page

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Now let's look at the remaining preferences in the Other Preferences tab. Here you can select your language. So if you wanted to work in French, you can change that Language setting and restart the application and all of your menus and displays will show up in French. We'll keep ours in English. You can also set the number of undo levels available in Melodyne. This can go up to 500 levels, but just keep in mind that the more levels of undo the more RAM your system requires. Some of the other preferences on the other page include Monitor Note Pitch on Editing which when selected allows you to hear the note every time you grab or move it with the Pitch tool.

Looking at preferences in the Other page

Now let's look at the remaining preferences in the Other Preferences tab. Here you can select your language. So if you wanted to work in French, you can change that Language setting and restart the application and all of your menus and displays will show up in French. We'll keep ours in English. You can also set the number of undo levels available in Melodyne. This can go up to 500 levels, but just keep in mind that the more levels of undo the more RAM your system requires. Some of the other preferences on the other page include Monitor Note Pitch on Editing which when selected allows you to hear the note every time you grab or move it with the Pitch tool.

You can also choose to Always use maximum processing quality by selecting that check box, and you can also Process Stereo Channels Separately. If you'd prefer to see a separate left and right for a stereo channel rather than a combined stereo channel, you can enable this preference. With Consider Original Scale Notes on Scale Snap unselected, if you change the melody note to a different key, Melodyne will snap the notes to the nearest pitch despite the original scale contained by the audio material. But if you do have this preference enabled, instead Melodyne will listen to the original scale notes associated with your original material, and that will override the scale notes of your new key.

With the Make Group on Trill or Slide Separation preference enabled, Melodyne will automatically make compound notes from the separated notes within a trill or slide. This can make trills or slides a little easier to work with. The next preference allows you to double-click any file in the Melody Manager and have it open directly in the MDD Editor. We're not covering the Melody Manager in this course, but feel free to play around with it and check out what it does. The next preference allows Melodyne to automatically update the MDD files every time we save our arrangement, and the preference below that allows us to Auto-Update MDDs in the Melody Manager so that the Melody Manager contains the latest MDDs automatically.

Last, Enable Spot to Pro Tools allows Melodyne to export audio files with a user timestamp that can be read by Pro Tools to allow sample accurate location of your exported audio back into Pro Tools. Again, these preferences will differ in Melodyne singletrack, and we'll take a look at those settings in a later chapter.

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Melodyne Studio Essential Training

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  1. 6m 40s
    1. Welcome
      1m 16s
    2. Introduction to Melodyne variants
      1m 37s
    3. Installing and authorizing Melodyne
      2m 13s
    4. Using the exercise files
      1m 34s
  2. 8m 4s
    1. Choosing the best workflow for a project
      2m 31s
    2. Creating a new session and exploring essential preferences
      3m 5s
    3. Creating, moving, and deleting tracks
      2m 28s
  3. 35m 54s
    1. Importing audio for the stand-alone workflow
      1m 51s
    2. Identifying elements in the session folder
      1m 38s
    3. Exploring the Arrangement and Editor windows
      6m 32s
    4. Exploring the Mixer window
      2m 47s
    5. Exploring the Transport window
      2m 44s
    6. Changing pitches and formants with realtime play offsets
      3m 37s
    7. Managing audio files
      2m 16s
    8. Exploring Melodyne's menus
      2m 54s
    9. Exploring view options
      2m 58s
    10. Using markers
      3m 3s
    11. Scrolling and zooming
      1m 31s
    12. Setting the tone scale, meter, and tempo
      1m 32s
    13. Setting the loop/session boundary locators
      1m 14s
    14. Working with multiple tracks
      1m 17s
  4. 1h 18m
    1. Setting up a new session and importing audio
      4m 4s
    2. A look at note blobs
      1m 29s
    3. An overview of Melodyne's tools
      45s
    4. Using the Pitch tool and subtools
      5m 56s
    5. Using the Edit Formant tool
      2m 53s
    6. Using the Amplitude tool
      50s
    7. Using the Move Notes tool and Edit Time Handle tool
      5m 6s
    8. Using the Note Separation tool and Segment Separation Tool
      3m 52s
    9. Using the Main tool
      1m 37s
    10. Exploring additional tools in the MDD Editor
      4m 31s
    11. Correcting pitch and time automatically
      4m 15s
    12. Copying and pasting
      1m 25s
    13. Editing pitch
      12m 4s
    14. Editing time
      4m 20s
    15. Editing an example exercise, part one
      14m 31s
    16. Editing an example exercise, part two
      10m 51s
  5. 14m 41s
    1. Exploring hardware setup, file types, and the Appearance page
      1m 50s
    2. Specifiying the defaults for new projects using New Arrangements
      36s
    3. Exploring the Plug-ins page
      49s
    4. Setting MIDI preferences
      1m 51s
    5. Using the Detection settings
      1m 15s
    6. Building custom shortcuts
      6m 6s
    7. Looking at preferences in the Other page
      2m 14s
  6. 11m 10s
    1. Setting up a MIDI input source
      1m 12s
    2. Using a MIDI keyboard to play and edit notes
      7m 8s
    3. Exploring the MIDI Out options
      2m 50s
  7. 6m 25s
    1. Using the mixer
      4m 44s
    2. Using plug-ins and auxes
      1m 9s
    3. Using a MIDI controller
      32s
  8. 22m 1s
    1. Transitioning to Melodyne Editor (aka singletrack)
      1m 33s
    2. Exploring how to use Direct Note Access (DNA)
      7m 39s
    3. Setting up Melodyne Bridge
      3m 54s
    4. Setting up ReWire
      4m 41s
    5. Using the Melodyne plug-in
      2m 5s
    6. Synchronizing
      2m 9s
  9. 6m 35s
    1. Exporting audio when finished
      2m 39s
    2. Exporting with Spot to Pro Tools
      1m 53s
    3. Printing final audio into your DAW
      2m 3s
  10. 36s
    1. Exploring additional resources
      36s

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