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Soundbooth CS4 Essential Training

with Sven-Erik Seaholm

Video: Introducing Adobe Soundbooth CS4

Shows how to perform many basic audio editing tasks and apply professional-quality effects.
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  1. 5m 41s
    1. Introducing Adobe Soundbooth CS4
    2. What is digital audio?
      4m 43s
  2. 39m 2s
    1. Using the Editor panel and the Zoom navigator
      6m 57s
    2. Using the Tools and Files panels
      12m 11s
    3. Using the Tasks and Effects panels
      4m 48s
    4. Using the History panel and snapshots
      4m 43s
    5. Using the Metadata and Properties panels
      3m 10s
    6. What is Resource Central?
      1m 21s
    7. Using the Markers panel
      3m 2s
    8. Using the Scores and Video panels
      2m 50s
  3. 14m 55s
    1. Working with panels and dockable palettes
      2m 50s
    2. Setting Soundbooth preferences
      9m 39s
    3. Using Soundbooth keyboard shortcuts
      2m 26s
  4. 16m 36s
    1. Using the Trim Handles and Insert Silence functions
      4m 42s
    2. Using the fade handles
      4m 48s
    3. Cutting, deleting, copying, and pasting
      7m 6s
  5. 13m 11s
    1. Working with the Normalize, Make Louder, and Hard Limit functions
      3m 0s
    2. Cleaning up audio
      5m 44s
    3. Changing pitch and timing
      4m 27s
  6. 1h 13m
    1. Applying the Analog Delay effect
      4m 7s
    2. Applying the Chorus/Flanger effect
      4m 55s
    3. Using the Compressor
      13m 14s
    4. Applying the Convolution Reverb effect
      7m 9s
    5. Using Distortion
      4m 39s
    6. Applying Dynamics
      7m 40s
    7. Using the Graphic EQ
      6m 19s
    8. Using the Parametric EQ
      7m 14s
    9. Mastering
      7m 48s
    10. Using the Phaser
      5m 24s
    11. Using the Vocal Enhancer
      1m 33s
    12. Using multiple effects in the Stereo Rack
      3m 48s
  7. 25m 45s
    1. Working with markers and Flash cue points
      6m 29s
    2. Matching the volume of multiple clips and equalizing volume levels
      5m 41s
    3. Using beat detection and creating a loop
      4m 43s
    4. Working with scores and keyframe editing
      8m 52s
  8. 7m 42s
    1. Introducing the Multitrack functionality
      7m 42s
  9. 7m 39s
    1. Audio recording, inputs, and outputs
      5m 28s
    2. Tips for getting the best recordings
      2m 11s
  10. 5m 27s
    1. Saving audio and video files
      5m 27s
  11. 38s
    1. Goodbye

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Soundbooth CS4 Essential Training
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Soundbooth CS4 is a one-stop shop for audio editing and sweetening, and an invaluable element in the Creative Suite family. In Soundbooth CS4 Essential Training, producer and recording artist Sven-Erik Seaholm shows how to perform many basic audio editing tasks and apply professional-quality effects, which can subtly or dramatically transform audio tracks to meet the needs of a project. He also demonstrates beat detection, looping, multi-track functions such as panning and layering, the effective use of metadata, and much more. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Understanding digital audio terms and concepts
  • Learning and customizing the workspace
  • Cleaning up hisses, rumbles, clicks, and pops
  • Working with distortion, equalizers, reverb, and other effects
  • Setting up markers and Flash cue points
  • Making high-quality recordings
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Introducing Adobe Soundbooth CS4

(Music plays.) Hi! My name is Sven-Erik Seaholm, and this is Soundbooth CS4 Essential Training. As a record producer and recording artist, I'm all about presenting the audio vision in the most effective way possible. With Soundbooth, Adobe gives you the tools to do it like a professional. If you're brand-new to Soundbooth, this is the perfect course for you. If you've been working with the program for a while, you might want to check out the Soundbooth New Features title to catch up on the latest upgrades to Soundbooth.

In this course, you'll learn the program from the ground up, starting with the basics of digital audio, to scoring video, to using audio effects and mastering your project. Along with the recording and editing and sweetening of your audio, Soundbooth is also a powerful tool for collecting data and cataloging your files. So whether you're recording hit songs or transcribing doctor's notes, Soundbooth will make your life easier. Now let's dive into Soundbooth CS4 Essential Training.

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