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PC Audio Editing with Adobe Audition 2.0 by Roger Derry

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Hardware and software requirements

18.1 PC

Audio editing on a PC became a practical proposition for professional use once the equivalent, or better than, a Pentium II running at more than 200 MHz was reached. These days, this is regarded as being very slow but even so will give more than adequate speed of processing and is able to perform multitrack mixing with simple software. With the increase of processor speed software writers have taken advantage of this to ‘bloat’ their programs so that they are much cleverer but commensurately slower. Audition 2.0 is slower than Audition 1.5 but machines are that much faster and Audition 2.0 is that much cleverer; 2–3 GHz should be your target for modern Windows XP software.

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