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Adobe Audition 2.0: Classroom in a Book

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The most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Audition 2.0!

Classroom in a Book, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does--an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.

Adobe Audition 2.0 Classroom in a Book contains thirteen lessons and a bonus CD with lesson files. The book covers the basics of learning Adobe Audition, and countless tips and techniques to help you quickly become an Audition expert. You'll learn how to work and edit in a multitrack mixing environment, create audio effects and original soundtracks with loops, restore poor-quality audio, export to CD and MP3, and more. You'll also learn about Audition 2.0's new features, including low-latency mixing with unlimited tracks, ASIO support, audible scrubbing, analog-modeled Multiband Compressor, recordable parameter automation with external hardware support, and more. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Getting Started
    1. About Classroom in a Book
    2. Prerequisites
    3. Installing Adobe Audition 2.g0
    4. Copying the Classroom in a Book files
    5. Additional Resources
    6. Adobe Certification
  3. 1. A Quick Tour of Adobe Audition
    1. Navigating the Session
    2. Working with Loops
    3. Muting and Soloing Tracks
    4. Changing Track Volume and Pan
    5. Applying Non-Destructive Effects
    6. Using Hiss Reduction
    7. Using the Spectral View
    8. Changing the Tempo of an Entire Session
    9. Exporting a Session to MP3 Audio Format
  4. 2. Audition Basics
    1. Using the Files Panel
    2. Working with Views and Toolbars
    3. Working with Panels and Workspaces
    4. Naming Your Tracks
    5. Exploring on Your Own
    6. Review
      1. Review Questions
      2. Review Answers
  5. 3. Working in Edit View
    1. Getting Started
    2. Using the Edit View
    3. Selecting and Editing Waveforms
    4. Combining Audio Clips in Edit View
    5. Applying the Stereo Field Rotate Effect
    6. Adding a Favorite
    7. Exploring on Your Own
    8. Review
      1. Review Questions
      2. Review Answers
  6. 4. Working in Multitrack View
    1. Getting Started
    2. Positioning Clips Within the Multitrack View
    3. Creating a Bass Track
    4. Adding More Tracks
    5. Scrubbing
    6. Mixing and Effect Basics
    7. Using Volume and Pan Envelopes
    8. Using the Effects Rack
    9. Exploring on Your Own
    10. Review
      1. Review Questions
      2. Review Answers
  7. 5. Working with Loops and Waves
    1. Getting Started
    2. Adding Loops to a Multitrack
    3. Repeating a Loop
    4. Making a Loop from a Larger Waveform
    5. Changing the Source Waveform
    6. Using Markers
    7. Changing the Length of a Clip
    8. Changing the Pitch of a Clip
    9. Exploring on Your Own
    10. Review
      1. Review Questions
      2. Review Answers
  8. 6. Noise Reduction
    1. Getting Started
    2. Tools to Clean Up Sound
    3. Creating the Noise Reduction Profile
    4. Removing Pops, Crackles, and Hiss
    5. Isolating Specific Frequencies Within Your Files
    6. Using Graphic Equalizer to Change Sound Quality
    7. Exploring on Your Own
    8. Review
      1. Review Questions
      2. Review Answers
  9. 7. Editing Voices
    1. Getting Started
    2. Splitting Clips and Saving Selections
    3. Trimming and Placing a Clip
    4. Using the Delete Silence Command
    5. Using Bus Effects
    6. Adding Effects and Equalization
    7. Exploring on Your Own
    8. Review
      1. Review Questions
      2. Review Answers
  10. 8. Mixing and Real-Time Effects
    1. Getting Started
    2. Applying Real-Time Effects in Multitrack View
    3. Inserting More Effects Into the Effects Rack
    4. Saving Effect Presets and Rack Presets
    5. Applying Real-Time Effects Using Buses and Sends
    6. Exploring on Your Own
      1. Review
        1. Review Questions
        2. Review Answers
  11. 9. Using Audition’s Equalization Tools
    1. Getting Started
    2. Using the Quick Filter
    3. Using Equalization in the Multitrack
    4. Using the Track Equalizer Window
    5. Using the Graphic Equalizer on a Final Mix
    6. Exploring on Your Own
    7. Review
      1. Review Questions
      2. Review Answers
  12. 10. Using Audition’s Automation Tools
    1. Getting Started
    2. Drawing Automation Data
    3. Recording Automation Data in Real Time
    4. Automating Additional Track Parameters
    5. Fine-Tuning Recorded Automation Data
    6. Using Touch Mode for Editing Automation Data
    7. Using Latch Mode for Editing Automation Data
    8. Using Clip Envelopes for Automation
    9. Exploring on Your Own
    10. Review
      1. Review Questions
      2. Review Answers
  13. 11. Optimizing Audio for the Internet
    1. Getting Started
    2. Reducing File Size for the Internet
    3. Compressing Files in the MP3 Format
    4. Optimizing Sound Quality
    5. Compressing Multiple Files with the Batch Processor
    6. Exploring on Your Own
    7. Review
      1. Review Questions
      2. Review Answers
  14. 12. Using the CD View
    1. Getting Started
    2. Extracting Audio From a CD
    3. Inserting and Removing Tracks
    4. Setting Track Properties
    5. Normalizing Groups of Files for Mastering
    6. Writing a CD
    7. Exploring on Your Own
    8. Review
      1. Review Questions
      2. Review Answers
  15. 13. Integrating Adobe Audition and Adobe Premiere Pro
    1. Getting Started
    2. Inserting Video into Audition
    3. Inserting Only the Audio Track into Audition
    4. Linking a Premiere Audio Clip to an Audition Multitrack Session
    5. Opening a Premiere Audio Clip into Audition’s Edit View
    6. Exploring on Your Own
    7. Review
      1. Review Questions
      2. Review Answers
  16. A. Production Notes
    1. A.1. Team Credits
    2. A.2. Typefaces Used