Improve Your Audio Using Soundtrack Pro from Class on Demand shows you what you need to know to successfully improve the quality of your sound. Starting with a definition of key terms, followed by techniques in both Final Cut Pro and Soundtrack Pro, this session will give you the skills you need to immediately improve the quality of your sound.
Note: The information in this training is relevant for all versions of Final Cut Pro and Soundtrack Pro starting with Final Cut Studio 1 (FCP 5).
Explain the range of human hearing and human speech
Define common audio terms
Show how to use normalizing in Final Cut Pro to improve audio levels
Introduce the Soundtrack Pro Audio File interface
Introduce the Soundtrack Pro Multitrack interface
Show the best way to round-trip between FCP and STP
Explain the different between "Send to" and "Open in Editor"
Provide an audio workflow that works
Audio Example: Rearrange track order in a clip
Audio Example: Remove unneeded tracks in a clip
Audio Example: Convert a clip from stereo to mono
Audio Example: Reduce background noise
Audio Example: Edit specific frequencies, not just waveforms
Audio Example: Remove AC Hum
Audio Example: Save a file to update it back in Final Cut Pro
Audio Example: Reduce pops and clicks
Audio Example: Use EQ Matching to match the sound of different mics
Audio Example: Replace "Um's" and "uh's" with ambient noise
Audio Example: Export AIF files and import into Final Cut Pro
About the Instructor:
Larry Jordan is the most highly sought after Apple-Certified Final Cut trainer in the world. With over 30 years experience as a television producer, director, and editor with national broadcast and corporate credits, Jordan's informative and entertaining teaching style provides video editors around the world with unique techniques, methods and resources to increase productivity and enhance their skills. He's been there - he knows the pressure you are under.
Jordan reveals the hidden tips and tricks you never hear about and may never find on your own. His presentation style is well organized, succinct and practical. Jordan's training can save you time, save you money, save your client, and save your sanity, during production and post-production.
Jordan, based in Los Angeles, writes and edits the monthly free Larry Jordan Final Cut Studio Newsletter, with essential information on Final Cut Studio. He is the author of hundreds of hours of online training and five books on Final Cut Studio. He also hosts the weekly interactive internet radio show and podcast.