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Audio Postproduction for Digital Video by Jay Rose

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Chapter 5

The Studio: Audio Software

Remember this:

NLEs are powerful software. But they’re not great places to edit or mix a track. A few accessory programs can make your project sound better.

Moving sync elements from one program to another—even on separate computers—is painless if you follow some simple rules.

The Internet can replace tapes and overnight couriers, but look beyond e-mail for the best results.

Nonlinear is nothing new. Hollywood was doing it almost a century ago, long before computers existed. When you’re cutting film, you can add or delete shots in whatever order you prefer. The rest of the movie will ripple1 automatically. Movies are random-access as well: when you’re working on a scene, you first hang all ...

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