Synopses & Reviews
Whether you're an independent musician or recording hobbyist, "Sound Forge Power!" helps you use the Sound Forge music editing software to your advantage. This is the first book to deal exclusively with Sound Forge and Sound Forge XP. Author Scott Garrigus offers a comprehensive resource for musicians who want to begin recording, editing, and producing immediately. With this book you will learn how to optimize your system for music editing, how to use special effects, how to record and play in multiple formats, how to burn files to a CD, and much more. Explore and release your musical creativity with "Sound Forge Power!"
Whether you're a beginner or have some experience with music software, you'll find what you need to know to become a power user of the newest version of Sonic Foundry's music editing software in "Sound Forge 6 Power!". Expert author Scott R. Garrigus covers everything from setting up and customizing your system, recording and playback, creating special effects, and using Sound Forge with ACID. You'll also learn how to save your audio creation to all the popular formats or burn it to CD.
About the Author
Scott R. Garrigus has been involved with music and computers since he was 12 years old. After graduating from high school, he went on to earn a B.A. in music performance with an emphasis in sound recording technology at UMass, Lowell. In 1993, he released his first instrumental album on cassette, entitled Pieces Of Imagination. In 1995, he began his professional writing career when his first article appeared in Electronic Musician magazine. In 2000, he authored his first book, Cakewalk Power! This was the first book to deal exclusively with the Cakewalk Pro Audio, Guitar Studio, and Home Studio soft
Table of Contents
Introduction Chapter 1 - MIDI and Digital Audio Basics Chapter 2 - Getting Started with Sound Forge Chapter 3 - Customizing Sound Forge Chapter 4 - Working with Audio Files Chapter 5 - Getting Around in Sound Forge Chapter 6 - Recording and Playback Chapter 7 - Editing Basics Chapter 8 - Exploring the Processing Functions Chapter 9 - Effects - The Really Cool Stuff Chapter 10 - Additional Audio Tools Chapter 11 - Producing for Multimedia and the Web Chapter 12 - Using Sound Forge with MIDI Chapter 13 - Sound Forge and Sampling Appendix A: Using Sound Forge with ACID Appendix B: Burning Your Files to CD Appendix C: Backing Up Your Files Appendix D: Sound Forge Resources on the Web