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Audio Postproduction for Digital Video by Jay Rose

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Chapter 7

Getting Audio into the Computer

Remember this:

Digital audio transfers are usually flawless. Any problems can often be resolved by changing a few settings.

Analog transfers require a little more care with levels. Unfortunately, you can’t automatically trust the meters. Some calibration is almost always necessary.

Lipsync problems may seem intractable, particularly when lipsync involves film as well as digital media. Understanding the principles will help you resolve them.

Commercial television is often accused of a lack of originality. Critics complain that almost everything is a copy of something else.

That’s certainly how most shows used to be edited: by copying. You’d put a blank piece of videotape into a recorder. ...

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