Join Skye Lewin for an in-depth discussion in this video Introduction to Melodyne variants, part of Melodyne Studio Essential Training.
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Before we start let's take a quick look at the different variants of Melodyne. If you like you can look at Celemony.com and compare the different versions of their product. Melodyne Editor is the newer version of Melodyne which offers a very unique and powerful new tool that they called DNA or Direct Note Access. We'll get into this more later, but this allows you to edit single notes within a polyphonic context. So perhaps if you perform something on guitar, and you accidentally played a minor chord instead of a major chord, using Melodyne Editor you can change that one note to make the chord what you intended.
Another thing to note is that Melodyne Editor has a 30-day free trial. So if you don't have Melodyne and you want to check it out for this course, you can download Melodyne Editor. Melodyne assistant is essentially a stripped-down version of Melodyne Studio. It offers you what they are calling a mid-range from melodic and rhythmic materials. So you can edit pitch and rhythm, but you can only edit one track at a time. Melodyne essential is essentially their entry level just has the basic tools you need to edit pitch and rhythm. Melodyne studio is Celemony's flagship program.
Melodyne studio gives you all of the tools you need to edit pitch and rhythm, and it also gives you the ability to edit multiple tracks in the same session. If you want, you can take a look at the product comparison on Celemony's web site, or you can see their different versions side by side. One another note is that if you do have or purchase Melodyne studio, it does include Melodyne Editor, and so if you have a Melodyne studio you'll be able to follow along with everything in this course. We'll get into the specifics of Melodyne Editor--also known as Melodyne singletrack--as well as the specifics of Melodyne studio throughout this course.
- Understanding the Melodyne variants: Editor, Assistant, Essential, and Studio
- Creating, moving, and deleting tracks
- Setting the tone scale, meter, and tempo in a session
- Working with multiple tracks (in Melodyne Studio)
- Working with Direct Note Access to edit polyphonic audio (in Melodyne Editor)
- Using the various editing tools in Melodyne
- Correcting pitch and time automatically
- Adjusting pitch and time manually with the Melodyne tools
- Setting hardware, plug-in, and MIDI preferences
- Editing audio with MIDI
- The Mixer in Melodyne
- Using Melodyne plug-in, Melodyne Bridge and ReWire
- Exporting with Spot to Pro Tools