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Publisher Comments:

Audio producer Jeff Sobel is your guide to the only professional audio post-production application designed specifically for the Final Cut editor: Soundtrack Pro 3. Working seamlessly between Final Cut Pro and Soundtrack Pro, you’ll master audio restoration and clean-up, build and edit multitrack projects, record and edit voice-overs and narration, and experiment with advanced mixing and effects.

Using footage from the hit TNT show Leverage and the gorgeous HD documentary OneSixRight, this step-by-step, Apple-certified guide starts with sound editing and mixing basics in Final Cut Pro, and moves on to the fine points of fixing audio files, working with the frequency spectrum, recording and editing dialogue, and spotting sound effects in Soundtrack Pro. Finally, you'll score a sophisticated multitrack montage sequence, and mix and conform it to professional standards. Whether you're a seasoned editor or just getting started, this book shows you how to use Final Cut Studio as an integrated package to produce superb audio and sound design.

  • DVD-ROM includes lesson and media files
  •  Focused lessons take you step by step through real-world projects
  •  Accessible writing style puts expert instructors at your side
  •  Ample illustrations help you master techniques fast
  •  Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time
  •  Chapter review questions summarize what you’ve learned and help you prepare for the Apple Pro certification exam

Book News Annotation:

Focusing on audio problems common to video projects, this colorful guide walks through solutions that will enhance the quality of video productions. The 10 lessons illustrate how to import a Final Cut Pro sequence into Soundtrack Pro, work with the waveform and frequency views, record a track in Soundtrack Pro, replace dialogue, spot sound effects, add music, and mix multitrack projects. The DVD contains lesson and media files. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

There’s no better way to learn to create professional audio files for film or video than this self-paced, Apple-certified guide to Soundtrack Pro 2—the only digital audio tool designed specifically for Final Cut Pro users. Audio producer Martin Sitter created all-new projects and completely revised this best-selling book to take advantage of the software’s new streamlined interface, surround mixing features, revolutionary ability to synchronize changes between picture and sound, and new dialog track tools. After introducing readers to the Soundtrack workspace and showing them how to work with audio clips and tracks, Sitter moves quickly to the essential task of audio restoration and clean-up. Readers then learn to arrange, edit, and mix multi-track audio projects; record and edit voiceovers and narration; and experiment with advanced mixing and effects. Each chapter presents a complete lesson in an aspect of sound design or editing, with step-by-step projects for you to complete as you go. DVD with project and media files included.

About the Author

Martin Sitter is the founder and CEO of macProVideo.com, a leading software education publisher and training website. A veteran audio producer, multimedia artist, and Apple Certified Trainer specializing in track-based video and audio applications, Martin is the author of Apple Pro Training Series: Logic Pro 7 and Express 7, and co-author of Apple Pro Training Series: DVD Studio Pro 4.

Table of Contents

Getting Started

Lesson 1 Sound Editing Basics

Lesson 2 Sound Mixing Basics

Lesson 3 Getting to Know Soundtrack Pro

Lesson 4 Fixing Audio Files

Lesson 5 Editing in Frequency Spectrum View

Lesson 6 Recording in Soundtrack Pro

Lesson 7 Editing Dialogue

Lesson 8 Automated Dialogue Replacement Using the Multitake Editor

Lesson 9 Spotting Sound Effects

Lesson 10 Scoring Using Loops

Lesson 11 Advanced Mixing Techniques

Lesson 12 Conforming Multitrack Projects

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321502667
Subtitle:
Soundtrack Pro 2
Author:
Sitter, Martin
Manufactured:
Peach-Pit
Author:
Peach-Pit
Author:
Sobel, Jeff
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Operating Systems - Macintosh
Subject:
Digital audio editors
Subject:
Interactive Media
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Apple Pro Training
Publication Date:
20070910
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
9.40x7.19x.63 in. 1.62 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Apple » Applications
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » Speech and Audio Processing
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"Synopsis" by , There’s no better way to learn to create professional audio files for film or video than this self-paced, Apple-certified guide to Soundtrack Pro 2—the only digital audio tool designed specifically for Final Cut Pro users. Audio producer Martin Sitter created all-new projects and completely revised this best-selling book to take advantage of the software’s new streamlined interface, surround mixing features, revolutionary ability to synchronize changes between picture and sound, and new dialog track tools. After introducing readers to the Soundtrack workspace and showing them how to work with audio clips and tracks, Sitter moves quickly to the essential task of audio restoration and clean-up. Readers then learn to arrange, edit, and mix multi-track audio projects; record and edit voiceovers and narration; and experiment with advanced mixing and effects. Each chapter presents a complete lesson in an aspect of sound design or editing, with step-by-step projects for you to complete as you go. DVD with project and media files included.
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