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Soundtrack Ignite! (Ignite!)by Mark Abdelnour
Synopses & Reviews
With Apple's Soundtrack fairly new to the market as a standalone product, many people are searching for a guide that goes beyond the manual's basic instructions. Soundtrack Ignite! is filled with all the information readers need to explore all the capabilities and get up and running quickly. With Soundtrack being a part of the very popular, Emmy award-winning, digital video editing suite - Final Cut Pro - there is already a large market for this product. Appealing to first-time users, but also an excellent resource for those who have some experience with this application, this book includes tips and tricks that will impress even the most avid users. Soundtrack Ignite! makes composing music and original scores for video projects as easy as possible using Soundtrack - no musical experience necessary!
Book News Annotation:
This guide to Apple Soundtrack offers step-by-step instructions to install the program, incorporate media files, record audio files, use effects, and export and save music. The bulk of the book consists of screen captures, representing the user's perspective on the program. Abdelnour writes and sells music.
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With Apple?s Soundtrack fairly new to the market as a standalone product, many people are searching for a guide that goes beyond the manual?s basic instructions. Get up and running quickly on Soundtrack with ?Soundtrack Ignite!?. Aimed at the first time user, this book includes step-by-step instructions, a ton of screenshots, and many useful tip and tricks. Composing music and original scores for your video projects using Soundtrack is made as easy as possible ? with no musical experience necessary!
About the Author
From the ripe old age of 10, Mark Abdelnour has been involved in the music scene. From piano lessons to guitar to creating his own musical scores using computers, his talents as a musician have evolved considerably over the years. Enter the year 2000, when Mark began using an online auction site called eBay. He instantly fell in love with it, earning him the self-proclaimed title of an "eBay fanatic."He has been searching for, buying, and selling items, many of which are music related, for several years and has learned many a lesson worth sharing. Mark has developed extensive amounts of curriculum and learning tools across a wide range of technical and non-technical topics. He has recently worked on several books with topics covering operating systems, music editors, image editing software, and hardware. Mark currently resides in Ottawa, Ontario.
Table of Contents
1. Installing Apple Soundtrack 2. Exploring the User Interface 3. Help! Help! I said Help! 4. Working with Project Files 5. Managing Your Media with the Media Manager 6. Moving Media Files to Your Project 7. Recording Your Own Audio Files 8. Making the Audio Clips Yours 9. Taking Your Time with the Timeline 10. Making Your Mark with Markers 11. Laying Down the Tracks 12. Working with Master Settings and Envelopes 13. Understanding and Using Effects 14. Exporting and Saving Your Work 15. Working with Other Applications and Formats Appendices A: Tutorial B: Review Questions
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