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Soundbooth CS3 Essential Training

with Bruce Williams

Video: Introduction

In-depth training in how to record and edit professional audio using Soundbooth CS3.
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  1. 2m 15s
    1. Introduction
    2. What is Adobe Soundbooth CS3?
      1m 0s
    3. Using the exercise files
  2. 4m 16s
    1. A basic Soundbooth CS3 workflow
      4m 16s
  3. 13m 22s
    1. What is a waveform?
      2m 20s
    2. Frequency, wavelength, and amplitude
      4m 13s
    3. Sample rate and bit depth
      5m 29s
    4. What is a spectrum?
      1m 20s
  4. 31m 54s
    1. Understanding the interface
      10m 17s
    2. Using different workspaces
      9m 46s
    3. Essential preferences (and cleaning up temp files)
      7m 57s
    4. Configuring the audio hardware
      2m 46s
    5. Changing the UI
      1m 8s
  5. 4m 7s
    1. Importing files
      2m 35s
    2. Importing files from Bridge
      1m 32s
  6. 15m 38s
    1. Recording audio
      5m 12s
    2. Choosing a mic
      5m 6s
    3. Proper mic technique
      2m 4s
    4. Recording good audio
      3m 16s
  7. 20m 39s
    1. Working with Soundbooth's tools
      4m 16s
    2. The difference between layered and separated files
      1m 35s
    3. Performing trims
      1m 48s
    4. Performing fades
      3m 20s
    5. dB scale
      1m 38s
    6. Amplifying
      1m 10s
    7. Hard limiting
      1m 31s
    8. Using markers
      2m 52s
    9. Contextual menu options
      2m 29s
  8. 19m 8s
    1. Understanding the spectral display
      1m 55s
    2. Removing background noise
      7m 14s
    3. Removing clicks, pops, and rumbles
      3m 0s
    4. Removing common problems
      1m 53s
    5. Changing pitch or timing
      5m 6s
  9. 42m 5s
    1. Using effects
      3m 26s
    2. Using effects presets
      2m 38s
    3. Analog delay
      3m 32s
    4. Chorus/Flanger
      1m 15s
    5. Compressor
      3m 43s
    6. Convolution reverb
      3m 3s
    7. Distortion
      4m 15s
    8. Dynamics
      4m 42s
    9. EQ: Graphic
      3m 2s
    10. EQ: Parametric
      4m 42s
    11. Mastering
      5m 45s
    12. Phaser
      1m 20s
    13. Vocal Enhancer
  10. 7m 39s
    1. Choosing a score template
    2. Importing video
    3. Customizing the score
      5m 21s
    4. Exporting the finished score
  11. 5m 0s
    1. Creating loops
      5m 0s
  12. 13m 8s
    1. Creating Flash cue points
      1m 54s
    2. Exporting cue points to Flash projects
      1m 24s
    3. Editing Premiere Pro audio in Soundbooth CS3
      2m 58s
    4. Editing After Effects audio in Soundbooth CS3
      6m 52s
  13. 7s
    1. Goodbye

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Soundbooth CS3 Essential Training
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Soundbooth CS3 Essential Training is an in-depth, hands-on training course for anyone interested in recording and editing professional audio. Instructor Bruce Williams takes viewers through every essential aspect of the application, from the basics of sound--such as frequency, wavelength, and amplitude--to the intricacies of special sound effects. He also covers how to best integrate Soundbooth with the rest of the Adobe CS3 suite of applications. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.

Topics include:
  • Understanding the basic Soundbooth CS3 workflow Examining frequency, wavelength, amplitude, waveforms, and other sound attributes Configuring audio hardware Recording and editing audio Figuring out the Spectral display Working with delays, distortion, and other sound effects Creating a score with AutoComposer Integrating Soundbooth with other Adobe products
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