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Instant ACID by John Rofrano

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Chapter 3

Considerations for Nonlinear Video Editors

ACID is an outstanding tool for nonlinear editors who need to write soundtracks for video. There are hundreds of loop libraries available that cater to almost every musical style. Whether you’re looking for a upbeat pop feel or an orchestral score, there are loops available that will allow you to quickly establish a mood with just a few drag-and-drops. ACID also has tools to lock the tempo to markers for syncing music events with video events.

Working with a Video Track

ACID has the ability to work with video so that you can easily score music. It has one video track that can hold a single video file. This should be either a rough cut or final cut rendered from your nonlinear editor application ...

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