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How to Use Adobe Premiere 6.5 (How to Use ...)by Douglas Dixon
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Synopses & Reviews
How to Use Adobe Premiere 6.5 is the fastest and easiest way to get started with Premiere, whether you're new to video editing or stepping up to Premiere's professional features from another tool. With its color screenshots and straightforward descriptions, this book shows you all you need to know to effectively use Premiere to make your own video productions, including titles, transitions, and special effects. You also learn how to save your video productions in streaming video formats that facilitate sharing across the Internet or to burn to DVD.
Book News Annotation:
In a series of 16 tutorials, this guide explains how to import files from a digital video camcorder, perform basic edits, and export a finished video production with the Premiere video editing application. Most of the tasks are illustrated in a two-page layout of color screenshots accompanied by simple instructions.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Using colour screenshots and straightforward descriptions, this title takes the reader from basics up to competent user in less than 300 pages.
"How to Use Adobe Premiere X" is the fastest and easiest way to get started with Premiere, whether users are new to video editing or stepping up to Premiere's professional features from another tool. Includes color screenshots and straightforward descriptions.
About the Author
Douglas Dixon is a technologist and author who works in the "Video Valley" of Princeton, NJ. As a technology leader at Sarnoff Corp., and previously as a software product manager at Intel, Doug has extensive experience developing multimedia and Web technology into consumer products. Doug is a contributing editor for Camcorder and Computer Video and Digital Photographer magazines, covering video editing and streaming media technology and tools, from DV to DVD, consumer to professional. He is active in professional activities and speaks at local, regional, and national meetings, from user groups to industry conferences.
Doug's other books include Desktop DVD Authoring (New Riders, Oct. 2002), and the previous edition of How to Use Adobe Premiere 6 (Sams, July 2001).
Although he writes about new and cutting-edge technology, Doug's focus is on making technology understandable and useful for real people. For more on these topics, see his Manifest Technology web site at www.manifest-tech.com.
Table of Contents
1. Getting Started with Adobe Premiere.
A Quick Tour of Premiere. How to Manage Projects. How to Organize Clips in Project Bins. How to Play Clips in a Clip Window. How to Add Clips to the Timeline. How to Preview a Program on the Timeline.
2. Importing and Organizing Clips.
How to Use the Project Window. How to View Clip Information. How to Import Clips. How to Organize Bins. How to Reuse Bins. How to View Clips. How to Label and Search Clips. How to Undo and Change History.
3. Assembling Clips Using the Storyboard and Timeline.
How to Add Clips in the Timeline. How to Insert and Delete Clips from the Timeline. How to Add a Group of Clips to the Timeline. How to Automate to the Timeline. How to Use the Storyboard.
4. Adding Transitions Between Clips.
How to Use Automated Transitions. How to Preview Transitions. How to Set Transition Durations. How to Use the Transitions Palette. How to Insert and Modify Transitions. How to Choose Transitions. How to Create Split-Screens and Insets.
5. Exporting Clips and Projects.
How to Export a Video Clip. How to Check Clip Settings. How to Use Export Settings. How to Choose Video Settings. How to Choose Audio Settings. How to Use Special Processing Settings. How to Load and Save Export Settings. How to Set Project Settings. How to Export a Project.
6. Exporting to Video and Audio Formats.
How to Export in QuickTime Format. How to Export in AVI Format. How to Export to Audio Formats. How to Export to Still Image Formats. How to Print to Video.
7. Exporting to Web and DVD.
How to Export to Web and DVD Formats. How to Use Windows Media Export. How to Use RealMedia Export. How to Use the Adobe MPEG Exporter. How to Use QuickTime File Export. How to Export to iDVD and DVD Studio Pro.
8. Capturing and Using DV.
How to Connect Your DV Camcorder. How to Select Your DV Device. How to Set Up Movie Captures. How to Use DV Device Control. How to Capture with Device Control. How to Create a Batch Capture List. How to Capture with a Batch List. How to Export to a DV Camcorder. How to Capture Analog Video and Audio.
9. Trimming and Reusing Clips.
How to Trim Clips. How to Mark Clips. How to Reuse Clips. How to Duplicate Clips. How to Trim Clips in the Timeline. How to Change Clip Duration and Speed. How to Reuse Projects in the Timeline.
10. Editing in the Timeline.
How to Use the Timeline Window. How to Customize the Timeline Window. How to Add and Lock Clips and Tracks. How to Disable and Hide Clips and Tracks. How to Select Clips and Tracks. How to Split Clips and Tracks. How to Copy Clips and Attributes. How to Unlink and Unsync Clips. How to Edit and Trim Adjacent Clips.
11. Editing in the Monitor Window.
How to Use the Monitor Display. How to Set Up the Dual View Display. How to Use the Monitor Source View. How to Trim in the Monitor Window. How to Edit with the Monitor Window.
12. Adding Titles.
How to Create Titles. How to Use Templates. How to Add Text and Graphics. How to Edit and Lay Out Objects. How to Format Text. How to Set Color and Texture. How to Use the Pen Tool. How to Create Rolling and Crawling Titles.
13. Superimposing Images and Video Clips.
How to Fade Overlay Tracks. How to Use Transparency Keys. How to Use Transparency Mattes.
14. Mixing Audio Tracks.
How to Edit Audio Clips. How to Adjust Audio Volume. How to Cross-Fade Audio Clips. How to Pan/Balance and Set Gain. How to Use the Audio Mixer.
15. Applying Audio and Video Effects.
How to Use the Effects Palettes. How to Apply Effects to Clips. How to Use Keyframes. How to Choose Audio Effects. How to Use TC Works Effects and SmartSound QuickTracks. How to Choose Video Effects.
16. Animating Clips in Motion.
How to View the ztour Project. How to Define a Motion Path. How to Change Speeds, Rotate, and Zoom. How to Delay and Distort Clips. How to Create Image Pans and Flying Video.
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