Audio Software

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From a convenience standpoint, lossy audio encoding is a great thing: it allows you to fit 10,000 songs on an iPod, email audio recordings without going over your attachment size limit, and listen to streaming audio services such as Pandora or Spotify. From an audio-quality standpoint, however, lossy files such as low-quality MP3s don’t actually sound all that good, and lossy encoding can often... READ MORE
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3 months ago
Tips and Solutions
Though many of us are familiar with cameras having two ports―a timecode in/out port and a genlock port―we may not consider why both might be needed. Perhaps we dismiss genlock as just a legacy holdover from the times before switchers had built-in frame synchronizers. The terms “sync” and “timecode” are often used interchangeably, and the fact that timecode can be used to sync devices only... READ MORE
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3 months ago
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Propellerhead has just announced the upcoming release of the newest version of its popular music creation software, Reason 8. The update marks a major revision to the software with notable changes to the user-interface experience and overall workflow.    A... READ MORE
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3 months ago
Hands-on Review
A few weeks ago, I started using Bitwig Studio, a new music-production software from a team of developers based in Berlin, Germany. In this article, I will provide you with an overview of the program, highlight some of the features that make Bitwig special,... READ MORE
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6 months ago
Hands-on Review
Assimilate Scratch digital intermediate software received some significant updates for NAB 2014, including the ability to encode ProRes files on Windows systems. Also new for Assimilate: real-time GPU de-bayering for RED, a 4K turnkey workstation based on HP hardware for the previous price of... READ MORE

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7 months ago
Hands-on Review
In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, demonstrates how to increase, reduce, or remove the amount of reverb in audio recordings using the Zynaptic Unveil de-reverberation and signal-focusing software for Mac and PC. Rives demonstrates some of the signal-processing controls of the software by reducing the room ambience of a vocal recording from an interview with photographer Lindsay... READ MORE

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8 months ago
Hands-on Review

A podcast is a digital audio or video show that can be created by anyone and shared through the Internet. The shows can be streamed live, and posted on a website after they’re finished. The format of a podcast can be anything you want it to be.

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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

Do you need ideas for some awesome holiday gift ideas for students? When you cornered them and asked what they wanted, did you draw a blank? Perhaps they offered to send you a list of gift ideas later, when something came to mind. In the likely event that the list never arrived, we’ve compiled that list of student-friendly suggestions for you.

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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

Beginner, amateur and pro drummers all share the same dilemma: no one, not even their closest family members and friends, wants to hear them banging away, loudly practicing their chops. Thankfully, these musicians have the option of using electronic drums.

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3 years ago