Power Tools for Peak Pro: A Complete Guide to the Mac's Most Powerful Audio Editor

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2005 - Music - 246 pages
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Get insider tips for maximizing the most-current version of Peak (the most powerful stereo audio-editing program currently available for Mac OS X) with this book exploring all the relevant tools and commands users need to reach any editing goal. Basic editing, audio repair, sound designing, music and dialog editing, processing with plug-ins, loops, editing to picture, and batch processing are covered in separate chapters with tips and sidebars.
 

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Contents

First Look The Power of Peak Pro
Up Ahead
1
Features
2
New in Version 4
3
Peak Pro XT 5
4
Fast Forward
6
Sound Up Close Analog and Digital Audio Basics
7
What Is Sound?
8
Amplitude Fit
129
Phase Vocoder
132
Envelope From Audio
133
SFX Machine LT
134
Whats Next?
136
Plug Play Working with PlugIns and Vbox SE
137
Inserts
140
Vbox SE
141

Waveform Displays
10
Frequency Amplitude
11
Timbre Complex Waveforms
13
Sound into Numbers
16
The Digital Domain
17
Sampling Aliasing
18
Nyquist Limit
20
Resolution
21
Numbers into Sound
23
The User Interface Getting Around in Style
24
Audio Document Window
25
Contents Drawer
32
Contents Window
33
The Toolbar Shortcuts
34
Transport Window
36
Other Windows
40
Ins and Outs Recording Playing Importing and Exporting
41
Hard Drive Issues
44
Recording Setup
46
Other Settings
48
Recording
49
Notepad
51
Recording into QuickTime
52
Importing Audio
53
Saving Files
56
Whats Next?
62
Basic Editing Getting the Most from Everyday Tools
63
Selecting Inserting
65
Removing Audio
69
Adding Audio
70
Mixing Audio
71
Fading In Out
73
Blending
76
Scratch Disk
78
Whats Next?
79
The FixIt Shop Repairing Common Audio Problems
80
Trimming the Tail
84
Normalize
85
DC Offset
88
Invert
89
Mono To StereoStereo To Mono
90
Bit Usage
91
Snap Crackle Pop Removal
93
Scrubbing
98
Whats Next?
102
FineTuning Files Essential Adjustments for Music and Dialog
103
Change Gain
104
Gain Envelope
105
Panning
106
Change Duration
107
Change Pitch
110
Convert Sample Rate
111
Freq
112
Sqweez
115
Strip Silence
118
ImpulseVerb
120
Whats Next?
123
A Joyful Noise Tools for Creative Sound Designing
124
Modulate
125
Rappify
126
Reverse
127
Reverse Boomerang
128
Whats in a Name?
142
PlugIn Controls
148
PlugIns Envelope
150
Latency Compensation
151
Recording Through PlugIns
153
PlugIn Instruments
154
Whats Next?
155
On Your Mark Working with Markers Loops and Regions
156
Adding Markers
157
Marker Appearance
158
Editing Markers
159
Selecting with Markers
163
Editing with Markers
164
Creating Loops
165
Loop Tuner
166
Crossfading Loops
168
Loop Surfer
170
Guess Tempo
172
Threshold
173
Markers From Tempo
177
Markers to Regions
179
Exporting Regions
180
Auto Define Tracks
181
Whats Next?
183
Burning Desires The Playlist Window and Mastering CDs
184
The Playlist Window
185
Creating a Playlist
187
Crossfades
189
List View Setup
190
Region Tools
191
Track Start Offset Pause Markers
192
Slip Shuffle
193
Creating Crossfades
194
Preserve Timing
195
Scroll Regions
196
Synchronize Regions
197
Crossfade Auditioning
198
Bouncing a Playlist
200
Mastering CDs
201
Mind the Gap
202
Gain No Pain
203
Audio CD Playlist Mode
206
Whats Next?
207
Screen Gems Soundtracks for Video and Multimedia
208
Movie Window
209
Editing Soundtracks
210
Removing Unwanted Sounds
211
Multitrack QuickTime
214
Fixing the Mix
217
Other Edits
219
Final Cut Pro
220
Whats Next?
222
Piles of Files Batch Processing and Apple Events
223
Apple Events
228
Thats a Wrap
231
Keyboard Shortcuts
232
Edit
233
Audio
234
File Formats Supported by Peak Pro 5
235
Index
237
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