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Learn about each step in the Avid Media Composer workflow—from preparation and organization to editing and refining, to audio and effects, to media management and output.
Demonstrates how to transfer audio from Final Cut Pro X v10.1.x to Pro Tools with X2 Pro Audio Convert.
Move beyond the basics of synth programming, and learn techniques for creating big moving basslines, evocative percussion patterns, and rich synth pads.
Learn how to create super-pro drum sounds for electronic dance music (EDM) productions.
Learn how to mix a solid EDM track from raw material with Dave Darlington's Grammy-winning techniques.
Learn the mixing techniques Grammy-winning producer Dave Darlington uses to transform raw audio tracks into great jazz mixes.
Learn Dave Darlington's techniques for achieving his Grammy-winning sound with Waves plugins, including EQ, compression, reverb, delay and modulation, and mastering.
Learn how to write a song in Pro Tools, one of the programs professional musicians turn to to record their song ideas quickly and then polish them into demos worth presenting to partners, producers, and record labels.
Learn how synthesis actually works, how to sculpt sound with filters and envelopes, and how to craft your own synth patches, including leads, pads, drums, and bass.
Covers the basic mixing tools that every producer and engineer should know in Pro Tools, from using EQ to add clarity and focus to applying compression and limiting to control dynamics and maximize track levels within a mix.
The fundamentals of delay and modulation effects and how to apply these effects, technically and creatively, to improve the sound of a mix.
Explains one of the most essential ingredients in audio mixing, reverb—the time it takes for sound to bounce, echo, and decay during a live performance or recording.
Shows how to properly apply equalization (EQ) to improve the sound of a mix.
Shows how to improve the sound of a mix using compressors, limiters, gates, de-essers, and other dynamic processors.
Watch Brian Lee White and Alex Case perform advanced audio adjustments inside Pro Tools, while they guide you through their reasoning in the built-in video window.
Learn to edit, refine, and enhance your video project with Avid Media Composer—a must-know software solution for all aspiring filmmakers.
Learn how to record, edit, mix, and master audio and MIDI in Pro Tools.
Help your client achieve the music that matches the vision for their brand, by assessing their needs and turning them into a compelling musical score for their commercial.
Larry Crane, producer behind albums by She & Him, The Decemberists, Elliott Smith, Jenny Lewis, The Go-Betweens, and Sleater-Kinney, shows you how to pull more life and energy out of your existing tracks.
Walk through the most anticipated new features included in Pro Tools 11, the industry-leading DAW.
Get a glimpse behind the studio curtain and see music recording secrets in action with the producer/engineer who's worked with She & Him, The Decemberists, Elliott Smith, Jenny Lewis, The Go-Betweens, and Sleater-Kinney.
Explore a powerful round-trip workflow between Avid Media Composer and Pro Tools to quickly mix dialogue, sound effects, and music for film.
Explore essential mastering concepts and techniques used by experienced audio engineers to create a cohesive album from a set of mixed tracks.
Take a peek over Brian Lee White's shoulder as he sequentially moves through the mixing process for a hip-hop track, from layering the drums to processing the vocals.
Arrange songs for radio play and club remixes using four different digital audio workstations: Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Logic, and Reason.
Guides video editors through the process of crafting various types of scenes using narrative editing and storytelling techniques in Avid Media Composer.
Find out how to build a polished documentary using Avid Media Composer and essential documentary editing techniques.
Demonstrates four time-stretching remix techniques in four major digital audio workstations: Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Reason, and Ableton Live.
Demonstrates how to transfer audio from Final Cut Pro to Pro Tools with X2 Pro Audio Convert.
Watch professional mixer Brian Lee White take a rock song from the raw recorded tracks to a great-sounding, polished mix in Pro Tools.
Create an evocative sound mix for a film or video, built from basic audio collected during the shoot and transformed into a final mix using Pro Tools 9.
Illustrates how to correct color imbalances or create a specific mood in pre-edited video with the complete color correction workflow in Avid Media Composer.
Create and animate complex composites using mattes, keys, and intraframe effects—elements that allow editors and motion graphics artists to seamlessly combine and animate multiple layers of content—with Avid Media Composer.
Shows musicians how to create professional-looking scores, beginning with the basics of note entry and playback, with Sibelius, the popular music notation software.
Illuminates the process of recording, editing, mixing, and mastering in Pro Tools, the industry-standard software for music and postproduction.
Demonstrates basic and intermediate techniques for editing video in Avid Media Composer.
Highlights the new features in this release of Pro Tools, the audio production software from Avid.
Reveals industry tips, tricks, and techniques for producing professionally mixed audio.
Covers audio editing techniques for cutting music to picture in Pro Tools.
Covers the key differences video editors need to know to master Media Composer and make the switch from Final Cut Pro.
Covers the ins and outs of creating, arranging, and publishing musical scores in Sibelius 6.
Demonstrates concepts and techniques necessary for recording, editing, mixing, and mastering in Pro Tools 9.
Demonstrates basic and intermediate editing techniques in Media Composer.
Explores Media Composer tools and techniques for producing great looking video, as well as the basics of high definition media formats.
Introduces the tools in Avid's digital recording, editing, and mixing software used for creating music for films, television, and other visual media.
Demonstrates how to fix the timing and tone of live drum recordings using Pro Tools.
Explains the fundamentals of working with vocal tracks and how to correct pitch and intonation with Auto-Tune evo in Pro Tools.
Covers how to adjust tempo, change pitch, and quantize audio tracks with elastic audio in Pro Tools.
Covers all the basic mixing functions in Pro Tools that every producer and engineer should know, from setting up a mixing plan to mastering a final mix.